Group: Place students’ names in blanks:
___________________ _________________ ________________ ________________
The following elements must be visible on your game board:
___The bill is created out of an idea from a lawmaker,
citizen, or special interest group.
___The bill is introduced in either house by a lawmaker.
___The Speaker of the House sends the bill to a specific
___The bill is studied by the committee, marked up, passed
___The bill is debated and voted on by the House/Senate. The
bill fails or is passed.
___The bill is sent to the other house.
___The bill is introduced in the other house by a lawmaker.
___The bill is sent to a specific standing committee by the Majority Leader.
___The bill is studied by the committee, marked up, passed or killed.
___The bill is debated and voted on by the House/Senate. The bill fails or is passed.
___Differing versions of the bill are worked out in Conference Committee.
___Both houses must approve the conference bill.
___The president signs or vetoes the bill. Pocket veto or failure to act is also possible.
___Override of a veto requires 2/3rd of both houses.
___The bill becomes LAW.
Subtotal: ______ 2 points per item (30 points) ___Color and creativity (10 points)
___Images illustrating the process (10 points) ___Title present (5)
Total: ____________ 55 out of 50 possible
Extra credit points)
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