# Speaking legal English. Борисова Л.А. - 18 стр.

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Submitted to the House of Commons
3 readings in the House of Commons
(announcement, consideration by a
standing committee, final review)
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s in the House of Lords
Royal Assent
Act of Parliament
Exercise 9. Put the following sentences in the correct order to learn how a
bill becomes a law in the USA and compare the law making procedures in Great
Britain and the USA.
a) President approves and signs the bill/vetoes it.
b) The bill is delivered to the Senate.
c) The legislative committee discusses the bill and reports its
recommendations to the House of Representatives.
d) The Senate discusses the bill and votes on it.
e) The bill goes back to the House of Representatives and the Senate for
approval.
f) The Senate/the House of Representatives introduces a bill.
g) The bill is referred to a conference committee.
h) The bill is referred to a legislative committee.
i) The conference committee resolves the differences on the bill.
j) The bill is submitted to the President.
k) The House of Representatives votes on the bill.
Exercise 10. What do you know about the legislative procedure in the
Russian Federation? Is it similar to or different from the one in the USA and
Great Britain?
Exercise 11. Make a presentation on one of the following topics:
«Legislative power in Great Britain», «Legislative power in the USA»,
«Legislative power in Russia».
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                         Introduced by the government

Submitted to the House of Commons

3 readings in the House of Commons
(announcement, consideration by a
standing committee, final review)

3 readings in the House of Lords

Royal Assent

Act of Parliament

Exercise 9. Put the following sentences in the correct order to learn how a
bill becomes a law in the USA and compare the law making procedures in Great
Britain and the USA.

a) President approves and signs the bill/vetoes it.
b) The bill is delivered to the Senate.
c) The legislative committee discusses the bill and reports its
recommendations to the House of Representatives.
d) The Senate discusses the bill and votes on it.
e) The bill goes back to the House of Representatives and the Senate for
approval.
f) The Senate/the House of Representatives introduces a bill.
g) The bill is referred to a conference committee.
h) The bill is referred to a legislative committee.
i) The conference committee resolves the differences on the bill.
j) The bill is submitted to the President.
k) The House of Representatives votes on the bill.

Exercise 10. What do you know about the legislative procedure in the
Russian Federation? Is it similar to or different from the one in the USA and
Great Britain?

Exercise 11. Make a presentation on one of the following topics:
«Legislative power in Great Britain», «Legislative power in the USA»,
«Legislative power in Russia».

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