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How to pass a bill flowchart.
Transcript of How to pass a bill flowchart.
in the House first: Conference Committee Bill Conference Comittee negotiates a compromise version of House and Senate bills. If a Bill is introduced
in the Senate first: H.R. 1 is introduced in the House. H.R. 1 is referred to standing committee. Bill is assigned to subcommittee for study, hearings, revisions, and approval. Subcommittee reports to full committee. Markup: H.R. 1 returns to full committee for more hearings and revisions. H.R. 1 goes to Rules Committee, which sets conditions for debate and amendments. H.R. 1 is debated, then passed or defeated.
If passed, H.R. 1 goes to Senate. If already gone through Senate, goes to Conference Committee. S. 1 is introduced in the Senate. S. 1 is referred to standing committee. Assigned to subcommittee for study, hearings, revisions, and approval.
Subcommittee reports to full committee. Markup: S. 1 returns to full committee for more hearings and revisions. S. 1 is debated, then passed or defeated. If passed, S. 1 goes to house. If already gone to house, goes to Conference Committee. Congressional Approval House & Senate vote on final version of the bill.
If passed, the bill goes to the president. President The Bill with the President The president signs, vetoes, or allows the bill to become law without signing it.
Vetoed bills return to Congress, where a two-thirds vote of each house can override the veto. The house Bill Standing committee House Rules Committee Debates Amendments Discusses Discusses If defeated If passed: Goes to Senate Goes nowhere. Currently being
Debated the Senate Standing Committee Currently being
debated If passed If defeated Goes to house House & Senate votes on final version... If passed: President Bill becomes law Signature Vetoed bill Congress 2/3 vote overrides veto