Edward asks: Hello, trying to find out how many laws there are within our federal government. Nowhere can I find … More
GovTrack user Jonathan asks: At what point are amendments made in subcommittees considered to be adopted? Some of the language I’ve found … More
Patricia from Minnesota wrote in with a question about public comments: Something else I would absolutely LOVE to see, is … More
Who actually writes the bills that the memebers of congress sponsor and vote for? This is no simple question and the answer involves many different sorts of people.
How many bills have not been signed into law after passage in the House and the Senate? The answer is 21, but all for technical reasons.
Is there a difference between Yea and Aye, and Nay and No?
What are the types of bills and what does each designations stand for?
“America’s Healthy Future Act” has no number and Baucus’s office says that it will not receive a number until it goes to the Senate Floor. HR 676 has never gone to the House floor, yet it has a number. Why is this?
Q:”What happens to an approved Senate bill with respect to an identical House bill? If the House version is defeated, … More