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Legislative Process: Whole Picture

How a bill becomes a law in the US, with the government documents associated with each step of the process

Bill Tracking

ProQuest Congressional
Legislation tracking system with links to testimony and congressional publications.
What happened to my bill?
Be sure to note all the places along the way (marked above with a †) that a bill can "die." Most bills never make it out of committee.

The Legislative Process

legislative process

from We the People: An Introduction to American Politics. Shorter Edition. 1997. p.416