← How a bill becomes a Law Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All 1 Bill is written by congressman. 2 Bill is "introduced" to either the Senate or The House of Representatives. 3 Bill goes to appropriate committee. 4 Committee discusses and votes on bill. 5 Bill sent to full for discussion. 6 Full votes on bill. 7 Bill is introduced to opposite committee. 8 Bill goes to appropriate committee (2). 9 Committee discusses/votes on bill (2) 10 Bill sent to full for discussion. 11 Full votes on bill (2). 12 If any amendments, a joint committee of the House of Representatives and the Senate is formed to work out problems. 13 Splits, and both houses vote on amended bill. 14 Bill goes to president. 15 President signs bill and bill becomes a law.