Writing a BillA Bill (limiting; to ban; to propose; to eliminate; etc.______________________________________________________________________topic__________________________1. Be it enacted by this (organization, group, party, or other)here assembled that__2. _____________________________________________________________3. _____________________________________________________________4. Article I5. _________________________________ shall be responsible for enforcing the6. provisions of this bill.7. Article II8. _____________________________________________________________9. _____________________________________________________________10. ____________________________________________________________11. ___ Mechanics of the bill < How does your bill work. ___________________12. Article III13. ________________________________________________14. ____________________________________________________________15. ______ Penalties under this Bill ____________________________________16. Article IV17. This Bill shall take effect on January 1, 2014 ___________________________18. Article V19. All laws or portions of Laws in conflict with this Bill are null and void. ________20. Respectfully submitted.21. (organization, group, party, etc.)Note: Always underline the Bill's name. Only double space once between Topic andline #1. Must be typed in the above format.====================================================
American Government Projects
Project # 1
Letter of Concern-a political issue, bill or resolution (Federal) which you would like to see either passed or dealt with.
Send it to:
Sen. Bill Nelson-Dem-Fl.
Sen. Marco Rubio-Rep-Fl
& your Congressman/woman
Make a copy of each individual letter---1st Proof
When you receive your response, make a copy---2nd Proof
Note: if you don’t receive a response in two weeks, call the Senator or
Representative. Call their office and get a response that day.
Contact: www. FirstGov.gov (to get e-mail address)
Project # 2
Students will write three Bills. (Must be typed)
(Worth three separate Test grades)
1st Bill……….Federal (Stem cell, abortion, campaign funds, etc.)
2nd Bill………State (Education, highways, voting machines, etc.)
3rd Bill………Local (County or City)