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House: How Our Laws Are Made
Source: Library of Congress

By Charles W. Johnson, U.S. Representative. Explanation in basic terms of how laws are made within the U.S. House of Representatives. Links include an updated calendar of sessions, committees, and an explanation of the roles the U.S. Senate, President and House of Representatives play in the passage of a bill.
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Overview of the Legislative Process
Source: Washington State Legislature

Explains how the Washington state House and Senate work, election cycles, and committees. Walks the reader through a step-by-step process of passing a bill in the state legislature.
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The Constitutional Amendment Process
Source: United States National Archives & Records Administration

Description of the process for amending the U.S. Constitution. Links are given to the current constitutional amendments, as well as the article in the Constitution which authorizes the amendment process.
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