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Federal Congressional Procedure & Legislative History : Legislative Process

A guide to researching the procedure of the United State Congress and the legislative history of federal laws.

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How a Bill Becomes a Law

Chart from:
Tarlton Law Library’s Federal Legislative History Research guide

For an abbreviated version of this guide, see this one page PDF.


See also Introduction to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress
from the Congressional Research Service and
this video on the legislative process from

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