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This educational infograhic shows how a bill becomes a law in United States. A bill can be introduced in either of the House of Representatives or the Senate, the two houses of Cogress. Then the bill is referred to a comittee. If the bill is approved, the next step is to be debated and then vodet upon by the entire house. If the house does not approve the bill, it can be send back to the committee it came from or abandon it.

In case of approving the bill, it goes to the other house where they repeat the same process. If the bill is approved once again, then it goes to the President. Only in case the President signs it, then the bill becomes a law. The President of the United States has has the option to veto the bill and send it back to Congress. Both houses of Congress then have three choices: changing the bill so it is more to the President’s liking; agreeing that the bill will never be passed and let it go or voting to override the President’s veto.

 

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