How a Law is Created in the United States

It can be confusing understanding how a law is created in the United States. We share one of our favorite videos explaining exactly how a law is created!

This song was created in 1975 but is still widely popular in the U.S.  explaining exactly how a bill becomes a law in the United States. This video explains how a bill becomes a law on the federal level (the highest level in the United States). Each state can pass bills into laws as well in a very similar process.


Recently the U.S. Senate passed an immigration reform bill. Read our article “The Top 5 Things Accomplished by the Immigration Reform Bill” to understand the bill.

Now that bill goes to the U.S. House of Representatives where it will be discussed. It needs to pass in the House in order for it to be sent to the President for approval. However, there are doubts the bill will pass in the House. Read why by clicking here.


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