First step new bills are referred to relevant

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First Step. New bills are referred to relevant committees in the House of Representatives or the Senate. It is then referred to a subcommittee or considered by the board as a whole. Consequently, medical practitioners, public agencies, and citizens are advised to know the committees that handle the bills that they are interested in. Additionally, they need to know the chairperson and the committee members. During the period in which an establishment presents its grievances to the legislature, it is vital for it to target the appropriate congressmen or women.
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THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS AND HEALTHCARE LOBBYING 3 Second Step. After the arrival of a bill to the respective committee, three things that take place include; Hearings, Mark-ups and Voting. Hearings are vital as they provide platforms for enthusiasts of a bill to air their views. Changes and amendments are made during the markup process after the hearing and before recommendation of the bill to the committee. What follows is the voting process. Third Step . A report is written after the recommendation to the two chambers. It is a description of all aspects involved with the legislation. Fourth Step . The bill is then taken back to the chamber from which it came from for floor action. At this stage, it is passed or rejected. Fifth Step. Citizens are given the opportunity to influence the outcome of the chambers.
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  • Fall '14
  • Prof.Oyawa
  • United States Congress, United States House of Representatives, Legislative Process and Healthcare Lobbying

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