The Dynamic Legislative Process

Go to the website: http://congress.indiana.edu/interactive-learning-modules scroll down and click on the picture next to the topic: The Dynamic Legislative Process

Work through the whole module, answering the following questions along the way. Your final write up should be at least 2 pages in length (500 words).

Questions:

1.     What are the basic steps in the standard outline of the process through which a proposed bill becomes a law? Briefly identify what happens at each stage.

2.      Discuss 2-3 criticisms of congress and the general response to those criticisms.

 3.   Explain how lawmaking is a dynamic, complex political process beyond the textbook model. Give examples of other considerations from introduction to committee to floor.