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  • November 9, 2015

The Legislative Process

As a champion for children’s health you want to be in the know when it comes to understanding the legislative process. Creating and passing legislation is complicated; this chart will help you understand how a bill becomes a law.

At every step in this process, you have the power to influence your legislators. Some sit on committees that craft legislation before it reaches the full House or Senate. And all of them will ultimately vote on any legislation considered by Congress. There is no bad time to reach out to your legislators, and this guide will show you how.