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Congressional Procedure
Congressional Procedure
A Practical Guide to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress: The House of Representatives and Senate Explained
By Richard A. Arenberg


Additional Resources


Pocket Constitution


Previous: Chapter 1. Congress and the Constitution


Chapter 2. Introduction of Legislation

A. Introduction
B. Why Submit Legislation?
C. Drafting Legislation
D. Forms of Legislation
E. Bills
F. Joint Resolutions
G. Concurrent Resolutions
H. Simple Resolutions
I. Sponsorship and Cosponsorship
J. Submitting Legislation
K. Introductory Statements
L. Referral to Committee
M. Senate Rule XIV
N. Regular Order
O. Legislative Process Flowchart


Chapter 2. Introduction of Legislation
2. A. Introduction


Overview of the Legislative Process


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2. B. Why Submit Legislation? Introduction and Referral of Bills


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2. C. Drafting Legislation

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2. D. Forms of Legislation


I’m Just a Bill Music Video


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2. E. Bills


How a Bill Becomes a Law: Crash Course Government and Politics #9


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2. F. Joint Resolutions

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2. G. Concurrent Resolutions


Markup of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2017


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2. H. Simple Resolutions

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2. I. Sponsorship and Cosponsorship

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2. J. Submitting Legislation

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2. K. Introductory Statements

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2. L. Referral to Committee Committee Consideration


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2. M. Senate Rule XIV

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2. N. Regular Order


David Hawkings’ Whiteboard: What is Regular Order?


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2. O. Legislative Process Flowchart

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Next: Chapter 3. Committees


Congressional Procedure

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