Explain Why Every Bill That Shall Have Passed The House Of Representatives

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Per the United States Constitution Article One Section Seven, “Every Bill which shall have passed the House of Representatives and the Senate, shall, before it become a Law, be presented to the President of the United States.” (archives.gov) When a law idea is proposed, it MUST go to Congress, which is comprised of two chambers, House of Representatives and the Senate. The House of Representative consists of 435 members, the Senate has 100 members, and they both have committees and subcommittees that works with specific matters, for example the Education and the Workforce Committee and the Higher Education and Workforce Training subcommittee. ("The Legislative Branch"; edworkforce.house.gov) Currently, the Senate has 20 committees, with 68 subcommittees, and the House has 23 committees, with 104 subcommittees; there are four joint committees. (house.gov; senate.gov)…show more content…
The bill will then be placed in a special box on the clerk’s desk called the “hopper”, which is located within the House of Representatives. ("The House Explained") Once the clerk receives the bill, a specific number will be assigned to the bill, the bill will be introduced to the representatives and the Speaker of the House will send the bill to the relating committee; the committee may direct the bill to the subcommittee for clarification and closer review. If there are any revision recommendations, the committee will vote to make the changes and report a “clean bill” or table the bill, which means that there will be no further actions; after this, the bill will be sent to the house floor for further consideration. ("The House
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