Understanding the Legislative Process

Understanding the Legislative Process (about 1 hr / Class Handout​, Watch Online​)
This class is an in-depth view of the bi-cameral legislative system, how it is organized, and how a bill becomes law.    The class includes:

  • A detailed review of how a bill gets introduced and who can introduce it
  • Standing committee proceedings and actions
  • Rules committee proceeding and actions
  • The amendment process
  • Activities in the opposite house
  • Dispute and concurrence resolution
  • The Governor’s actions and veto powers