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How a bill becomes a law 7th

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  • Q1
    4 %
    What percent of bills become laws?
  • Q2
    What it is called when the President doesn't sign a bill and the time period expires, making the bill no longer valid
    Pocket veto
  • Q3
    What is ten days
    How long does the President have to sign the bill before it becomes void?
  • Q4
    What is a bill
    A proposal for a law
  • Q5
    Who can suggests bills
    Representatives or Senators
  • Q6
    Where does the bill start out
    Whichever house the person who suggested it belongs to
  • Q7
    What happens to bill after it is introduced to Congress
    It goes to the appropriate committee
  • Q8
    What is a committee
    A mix of both parties that research, discuss, and make changes to the bill within each branch
  • Q9
    What happens to it after it goes through the committee
    Goes to the full House/Senate to get voted on
  • Q10
    What is a conference committee
    Compromise two versions of the bill into one; made up of Representatives and Senators
  • Q11
    What is necessary to send a bill to the conference committee
    It has to be passed by a simple majority
  • Q12
    After the conference committee, a bill must be passed by what to be sent where
    B. The President
  • Q13
    What can the President do when receiving the bill
    He can ignore it by letting 10 days or sign it or veto it
  • Q14
    What is the elastic clause
    To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying out
  • Q15
    What is the House of Representatives
    All bills dealing with money must begin where?

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