Who is the REPRESENTATIVE from CT’s 4 th District (YOUR district)? JIM HIMES
Gov. Jim Douglas (R-VT), Gov. Jim Doyle (D-WI) and Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ) participate in a House Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, December 11, 2008 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on the Bush administrations regulatory rule changes to energy and environmental policies. Committee holds hearings and writes a report Bill placed on the Calendar Debated by full chamber Chamber Vote
… Now over to the SENATE RICHARD BLUMENTHAL (Freshman Senator) JOE LIEBERMAN (Retiring)
If the Bill passes the SENATE and the HOUSE, but in different forms, it goes to CONFERENCE COMMITTEE Senate Budget Committee ranking member Judd Gregg (R-NH), Chairman Kent Conrad (D-ND), House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt (D-SC), ranking member Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), and committee members Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Rep. Allen Boyd (D-FL) and Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) hold conference committee meeting in the U.S. Capitol April 27, 2009 in Washington, DC.
If the BILL passes a simple majority in BOTH chambers it is off to the PRESIDENT to be SIGNED into LAW or VETOED
The PRESIDENT has FOUR options: 1.Sign the BILL into LAW 2.VETO the BILL outright 3.Let the BILL sit for TEN days 4.POCKET VETO
YOUR TASK: Trace a BILL through the Process to become a LAW The BILL: H.R.2965 - Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010H.R.2965