The Legislative Process

Step 1: An Idea

Step 2: Representative Sponsors Bill

Step 3: Bill Assigned to Committee for Study

Step 4: Bill Moves to House of Representatives

Step 5: Bill Moves to Senate Committee

Step 6: Bill Moves to Senate

Step 7: House and Senate Create Joint Session To Work Out Amendments On Bill

Step 8: Bill Sent to Governor's Office To Sign or Veto

Step 9: If Signed, Bill Is Enacted Into Law