How is a Bill Actually Passed?

Updated: Nov 26

By: Logan Roscoe

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In the United States, the process to make a bill a law is filled with stringent checks and balances. It is an inflexible system that ensures mistakes cannot easily be made on flippant procedures and whims. However, it is a supposedly accessible system, as a bill can come from anyone in America: citizens, members of Congress, special-interest groups, or the president. With such accessibility, individuals and groups who are normally overlooked or have a unique perspective have an opportunity to make a difference i