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How A Bill Becomes A Law

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Filibuster
An attempt to talk a bill to death
Bills
Proposed laws
Veto
When a President refuses to sign a bill
Junket
a trip taken by a subcommittee to see locations affected by a measure
Calendar
A schedule of the order in which bills will be taken up
Hopper
This is where members of the House of Representatives drop a bill to introduce it
Cloture
This means limiting debate
Rider
This is a provision not likely to pass on its own merit that is attached to a measure certain to pass
Quorum
This means a majority of the full membership
Private
One of two types of bills, the other is public