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How a Bill Becomes a Law

 

 

   

Either Senate
or House

      

   

     

   
   

Introduced

(Money bills are introduced in the House only.)

   
   

   

Kills Bill

Committee

 

2/3 of each body
 needed to pass over the
President's Veto

   
   

 

Kills Bill

Kills Bill

Full Body

     
   

 

   

Kills Bill

Other House

 

Law

   
   

       
   

President

No (Veto)      
   

         
   

Law

         
               
Lesson Links

Lesson 1 - Articles of Confederation

Lesson 2 - Writing the Constitution

Lesson 3 - Checks and Balances of the Government

Lesson 4 - The New Government

Lesson 5 - Bill of Rights

The First Political Parties

George Washington

Article I - Legislative Branch

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Article II - Executive Branch

Article III - Judicial Branch

Amendments

Timeline

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