Unit 1: Introduction

Welcome to the wonderful world of legislation. German politician Otto Von Bismarck allegedly asserted that "If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made." Despite his admonition, How A Bill Becomes A Law will tempt fate by looking behind the scenes at the legislative process in Congress.

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Unit 1: Introduction
Unit 2: From Problems to Solutions Unit 3: Origin of Bills Unit 4: Bill Drafting and Floor Introduction Unit 5: Referral to Committee Unit 6: Subcommittee Review Unit 7: Mark Up and Subcommittee Voting

Unit 8: Committee Action
Unit 9: Scheduling Floor Consideration Unit 10: Floor Debate Unit 11: Floor Votes Unit 12: Ironing Out Differences Unit 13: Presidential Action and Congressional Reaction Unit 14: The Legislative Processes

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