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The bill doesn't become law unless the president signs it.

When the president receives a bill from Congress he has two options 1) he may veto it; which is to essentially reject it or 2) he can sign it; it then becomes law. If a president ignores a bill that is passed by Congress for 10 days, it passes with or without his signature. There is an exception, the "pocket veto." If a president ignores a bill and Congress adjourns, the bill dies (as if he folded it up and stuck it in his pocket).

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After a bill has been sent to the president it becomes a law if he does not send it back within?

10 days

After a bill has been sent to the president it automatically becomes a law if he does not send it back within?

A Bill becomes law if it is not returned within 10 days(sundays excepted)

Can a bill become law without the President's signature?

Yes, after the President veto's a bill, it goes back to Congress and if they can get a 2/3 majority to vote for it then it becomes law.

What happens when the president signs a bill?

The president signs a bill after the legisilative branch approves it. The president (executive branch) enforces or carries out a law ( or bill. )

A bill becomes if it is?

A bill will become a law if it has been approved by the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate and the President.

What happens after a bill has been passed and signed by speaker of the house?

If a bill has been signed and approved by both houses, it goes to the president. The president then can veto (reject) it or sign it (then it becomes a law). If the president vetos the bill, then Congress can override the veto with a 2/3rds vote majority passing the bill in both houses. If this occurs, the bill becomes a law.

What happens after the president signs a bill?

When the president signs the bill, it becomes law. If the president refuses, the bill is vetoed, but if a two thirds vote by Congress, it can still become law.

What happens with a bill that has been passed by the congress but the congress is in still in session - what does the president do?

Once Congress has passed a bill, the President has 10 days to sign it, and it becomes law, or veto it, and send it back to Congress.If the President does not sign or veto the bill in 10 days, it becomes law without the Presidents signature, if Congress is in session. If the President does not sign or veto it in 10 days, and Congress is NOT in session, it is vetoed, called a pocket veto.

If the president sign a bill what will happen to the bill?

It becomes law with his signature.

How do you present a bill to become a law?

The congress presents the law or bill to the president and he can pass the it or veto it which means he sends it back to the congress to be revised and sent. If he signs it becomes a bill and law.

How a bill becomes a law in the US?

Someone proposes a bill. Then a committee looks it over to determine if it should become a law. Then the committee votes to send it to the floor. It has to pass both the Senate and the House. Then it is sent to the President. If the President signs, it becomes a law. If not, it is sent back to Congress. If a 3/4 vote approves, it becomes a law even if the President refused to sign it.

What can happen to a legislative bill after the president vetoes it?

It goes back through the senate and the house of representatives after being reviewed by the president, and if it gets a 2/3ds vote from both sides, the bill is passed. "If Congress is in session, the bill becomes law after ten days without the president's signature." (from