Practical Application: How a Bill Becomes a Law Infographic

Instructor: Scott Tuning

Scott has been a faculty member in higher education for over 10 years. He holds an MBA in Management, an MA in counseling, and an M.Div. in Academic Biblical Studies.

By intentional design, passing a law in the government model of a republic is slow, deliberate, and cautious. Understanding how a bill moves through the system will help you see the checks and balances built in along the way.

From Idea to Law

The United States and many countries around the world are republics. In a republic, people vote on who will represent them in their congress, parliament or other deliberative body. In the United States, there are three, co-equal branches of government. Each of these branches of government has a specific duty with regard to the law.

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