A bill dealing with an individual person or place
A bill dealing with general matters and applying to the entire nation
A session at which a committee listens to testimony from people interested in the bill
When a president kills a bill passed during the last ten days Congress is in session simply by refusing to act on it
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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