Bills and Resolutions: Examples of How Each Kind Is Used

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When Congress seeks to pass a law, it uses a bill or joint resolution, which must be passed by both houses in identical form, then presented to the President for his approval or disapproval. This report briefly describes this process.

Creator(s): Beth, Richard S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 2, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 2, 2010
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When Congress seeks to pass a law, it uses a bill or joint resolution, which must be passed by both houses in identical form, then presented to the President for his approval or disapproval. This report briefly describes this process.

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