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How a Bill Becomes a Law Lesson for Kids

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Usually, how long does it take to turn a bill into a law?

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1. Who can come up with an idea for a bill?

2. How many senators are there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how well you understand what has to happen before a bill can become law and how the whole process works. This worksheet and quiz will ask you questions about how long it takes, where ideas for new laws can come from, and what goes on when the bill is in committee.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Who has the power to veto a bill, to stop it from becoming a law
  • How many members there are in the Senate
  • What it means when a bill is 'in committee' and what happens there

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about the law-making process and name some people who can suggest a bill
  • Information recall - remember about how long it takes for a bill to become law
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned about the U.S. Senate to know how many senators we have

Additional Learning

To find out more, study How a Bill Becomes a Law Lesson For Kids. When you finish, you should be able to:

  • Name the two branches of the United States Congress
  • Identify which branch has 435 members and explain why
  • Explain what must happen before a bill can go to the President
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