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How a Bill Becomes a Law: How Our Laws Are Made

This guide will give you general information on the steps involved in the legislative process of a bill becoming a law and how to compile a legislative history.

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How Our Laws Are Made

This House Document is intended to provide a basic outline of the steps of our federal lawmaking process from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its publication as a statute. 

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Diane Frigge
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