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             Laws have been necessary throughout history in order to maintain harmony in society. A law is "a rule of conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement, or authority."" It is important to have a well balanced system in which no specific part of government can gain much power over the other one.
             In a politically representative system of government, The legislative branch is in charge of creating new laws for the good of the people. The Congress is a national institution constituted by an elected council, which is distributed between the Senate and the House of Representatives. The main task of Congress is to address the need for new laws. First, a law must be proposed in one of the four principle forms: .
             • Bill: a draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legislative body. "Bills are presented to the President for action when approved in identical form by both the House of Representatives and the Senate-. .
             • Joint Resolutions: -there is little practical difference between a bill and a joint resolution-. However a Joint Resolution may propose a constitutional amendment, but they become law in the same manner as bills. .
             • Concurrent Resolutions: proposals which "if passed "will affect operations within Congress and House of Representatives are called Concurrent resolutions. They are not presented to the President for action.
             • Simple Resolutions: Similar to a Concurrent Resolution, however the proposal will only affect operations of either Congress or House of Representatives.
             The proposal will be introduced into consideration on both Congress and Senate by "placing it in the hopper provided for the purpose at the side of the Clerk's desk in the House Chamber."" A bill must be approved in the same form by both Congress and Senate in order to be sent to the President for his signature. Once signed, the Bill becomes law; and has to be published in what is called slip laws in order to inform the public of the new legislation.

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