The bill is a statute in draft before it becomes a law.

1. The bill may be introduced by a member of the House or Senate.
2. It is referred to a committee by the House Speaker or the Senate President.
3. The committee considers the bill.
4. The bill is reported to the House or the Senate.
5. It is read a first and second time before read the third.
6. It is read the third time and then it is time to debate and vote.
7.If the bill passes, it is sent to the second chamber where the process repeats.
8. If the bill passes through again, it is either signed into a law or vetoed by the governor.
9. Legislature may vote to override the veto and becomes a law without the governors approval.
A way that the bill cannot become a law is if the President pocket vetoes the bill. A pocket veto is when the President fails to sign within 10 days allowed by the constitution.
Congress must be in adjournment in order for a pocket veto to take effort. If congress is in session, and the President fails to sign the bill, it automatically becomes a law without the Presidents signature.
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This image represents the bill because the bill goes through Capital to be decided weather it should be passed through the next stage.
After it is passed to the second chamber the whole process starts again. After the third chamber if is either signed or vetoed and starts over.