A Bill Becomes a Law
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House Versus Senate

House Versus Senate

Unit 7

 

Mark-ups in the House often happen at both the subcommittee and committee level, while Senate mark-ups usually involve the entire committee.

 

For differences in rules of procedure between the House and Senate, visit CongressLink at http://www.congresslink.org/print_basics_rulesofprocedure.htm

 

Unit Introduction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Home Unit 1: Introduction Unit 2: From Problems to Solutions Unit 3: Origin of Bills Unit 4: Bill Drafting and Floor Introduction Unit 5: Referral to Committee Unit 6: Subcommittee Review Unit 7: Mark-up and Subcommittee Voting Unit 8: Committee Action Unit 9: Scheduling Floor Consideration Unit 10: Floor Debate Unit 11: Floor Votes Unit 12: Ironing Out Differences Unit 13: Presidential Action and Congressional Reaction Unit 14: The Legislative Processes