How a Bill Becomes a Lawpicture: http://howabillbecomesalaw.austaliafirst.com/picturesonhowabillbecomesalaw/<br />By: Aaro...
How a bill is drafted<br /> On going or recurring problem<br />Concerned citizens have idea for a law<br />Introduced to t...
The second read<br />Referred to committee<br />Floor consideration<br />Committee hearing<br />Bill studied and report is...
Third reading<br />Debate on floor<br />Vote on final passage<br />Passed and returned to house<br />Failed- possible reco...
The Senate<br />Bill is introduced<br />First reading<br />Second reading<br />Vote required by the majority<br />Picture:...
House of representatives<br />Bill introduced<br />First reading<br />Second reading<br />Vote required by majority<br />P...
Conference committee<br />Both house and senate members<br />Compromise on bill<br />Make changes<br />-vote between the t...
Full house<br />Full house votes on committee version<br />If failed, possible 2nd conference action<br />If passed; sent ...
Full senate<br />Full senate votes on committee version<br />If failed, possible 2nd conference action<br />If passed, sen...
The President<br />President signs the law<br />It becomes affective by the following October<br />Vote by the people may ...
President Vito<br />President may possibly veto the bill<br />2/3 of senate, and 2/3 of house will override presidents vet...
law<br />If all sides agree the bill becomes a law.<br />Length of process, months to years<br />
Sources<br />http://www.votesmart.org/resource_govt101_02.php<br />http://thomas.loc.gov/home/lawsmade.toc.html<br />http:...
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  1. 1. How a Bill Becomes a Lawpicture: http://howabillbecomesalaw.austaliafirst.com/picturesonhowabillbecomesalaw/<br />By: Aaron Kaczmarski<br />
  2. 2. How a bill is drafted<br /> On going or recurring problem<br />Concerned citizens have idea for a law<br />Introduced to the house of representatives<br />
  3. 3. The second read<br />Referred to committee<br />Floor consideration<br />Committee hearing<br />Bill studied and report is made<br />
  4. 4. Third reading<br />Debate on floor<br />Vote on final passage<br />Passed and returned to house<br />Failed- possible reconsideration<br />Failed- no further action<br />
  5. 5. The Senate<br />Bill is introduced<br />First reading<br />Second reading<br />Vote required by the majority<br />Picture: http://libertypundits.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/US-Senate1.png<br />
  6. 6. House of representatives<br />Bill introduced<br />First reading<br />Second reading<br />Vote required by majority<br />Picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/49/Seal_of_the_Speaker_of_the_US_House_of_Representatives.png<br />
  7. 7. Conference committee<br />Both house and senate members<br />Compromise on bill<br />Make changes<br />-vote between the two<br />
  8. 8. Full house<br />Full house votes on committee version<br />If failed, possible 2nd conference action<br />If passed; sent to the president<br />
  9. 9. Full senate<br />Full senate votes on committee version<br />If failed, possible 2nd conference action<br />If passed, sent to the president <br />
  10. 10. The President<br />President signs the law<br />It becomes affective by the following October<br />Vote by the people may reject the law<br />Possible Vito<br />Picture: http://www.ganeshaspeaks.com/blogImages/Barack%20Obama%20Capitol%2004_27012009.jpg<br />
  11. 11. President Vito<br />President may possibly veto the bill<br />2/3 of senate, and 2/3 of house will override presidents veto<br />Bill becomes a law<br />
  12. 12. law<br />If all sides agree the bill becomes a law.<br />Length of process, months to years<br />
  13. 13. Sources<br />http://www.votesmart.org/resource_govt101_02.php<br />http://thomas.loc.gov/home/lawsmade.toc.html<br />http://www.house.gov/house/Tying_it_all.shtm<br />l<br />
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