DO NOW   Recall three powers Congress is given from the Jigsaw    yesterday.
Agenda1. Do Now2. How a Bill Becomes a Law Notes3. How a Bill Becomes a Law Comic
Competency   Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the    Congress is organized and will be able to demonstra...
Objectives   SWBAT create a comic strip that accurately portrays    the process a bill takes to become a law.
How a Bill Becomes a Law   A bill is a proposed law.   Bills can be introduced in    either house unless..   Appropriat...
Sources of Legislation               U.S. citizens               organized groups                congressional         ...
The House and the Senate    Consider the Bill                Bill is introduced                Bill is sent to a standin...
The House Acts on a Bill   Committee recommends bill- bill reported out of committee   Bill is placed on House Calendar...
The Senate Acts on a Bill   Same process as House- must go through committees   No limit on debate or speeches   “talki...
Joint Committee   Conference Committee- compromises on differences in    bills passed in Senate and House (joint committe...
The President Acts on the              Bill1. Sign bill and declare it law2. Veto- tells congress why he rejects it3. Pock...
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Day 17

  1. 1. DO NOW Recall three powers Congress is given from the Jigsaw yesterday.
  2. 2. Agenda1. Do Now2. How a Bill Becomes a Law Notes3. How a Bill Becomes a Law Comic
  3. 3. Competency Students will demonstrate an understanding of how the Congress is organized and will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how a bill becomes a law.
  4. 4. Objectives SWBAT create a comic strip that accurately portrays the process a bill takes to become a law.
  5. 5. How a Bill Becomes a Law A bill is a proposed law. Bills can be introduced in either house unless.. Appropriation Bill- bill approving raising of money (must begin in the House!) Each bill must pass in the House and the Senate then be approved by the President A law is also known as an act.
  6. 6. Sources of Legislation  U.S. citizens  organized groups  congressional committees  members of congress  President.
  7. 7. The House and the Senate Consider the Bill  Bill is introduced  Bill is sent to a standing committee.  Bill can be sent to a subcommittee or may die during consideration  Committee hearings are held where people argue for or against the bill  The bill may be changed rejected or accepted as is.
  8. 8. The House Acts on a Bill Committee recommends bill- bill reported out of committee Bill is placed on House Calendar Speaker chooses when or if a bill will be debated House Rules Committee decides how long to debate Committee of the Whole considers amendments House votes on bill- needs a majority to pass Roll-call- each members name is called and a record of their vote is taken If the Bill passes it is sent to Senate
  9. 9. The Senate Acts on a Bill Same process as House- must go through committees No limit on debate or speeches “talking the bill to death”- filibuster 3/5ths of full Senate must vote for debate to end and vote on the bill- cloture Sent to the House if started in Senate
  10. 10. Joint Committee Conference Committee- compromises on differences in bills passed in Senate and House (joint committee) Compromises must be approved by both houses
  11. 11. The President Acts on the Bill1. Sign bill and declare it law2. Veto- tells congress why he rejects it3. Pocket Veto- 10 day period with congress out of session. Congress can overturn veto by a 2/3rds vote in both houses
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