How a bill becomes a law (2012-2013)

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Private bill

A bill dealing with an individual person or place

Public bill

A bill dealing with general matters and applying to the entire nation

Hearing

A session at which a committee listens to testimony from people interested in the bill

Veto

Rejection of a bill

Pocket veto

When a president kills a bill passed during the last ten days Congress is in session simply by refusing to act on it

bill

A proposed law presented to a legislative body for consideration

Steps 1 for a bill to become a law

1. Bill Introduced and given a number 4. Sent to committee/subcommittee 5. Hearings & Mock-ups 6. Sent to floor for vote 7. Sent to other chamber (same process) 8. Conference Committee to work out differences 9. After passing both chambers - sent to president

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