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They take so long because they make it so they don't do anything wrong

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How many votes are needed to pass a bill in the house?

There are 435 representatives in the 218 is required to pass a bill in the house -- unless there are vacancies. If there are vacancies then it's 50% of the votes + 1.

What happens when the house and senate pass different versions of the same bill?

A bill must pass through both the house and senate in identical versions. So, if the senate were to make changes to a bill and pass it after it made it trough the house, it would then go back to the house to be passed again and visa versa. Also, the two houses may create a joint committee to workout the changes that have been made to the bill, so it will then make it through both the house and senate identically.

How many votes are need to pass a bill the first time through the houses of congress?

A simple majority ( more than half) of those voting in each house is needed to pass a bill. In the Senate the vice-president has the option of breaking a tie, so 50-50 vote from the Senators might pass it. The House has an odd number of voters so a tie is less likely, but a tie vote would defeat a bill.

Why is the committee so important to the house and senate?

The proposed bill is sent to a committee, that committee is usually specialized is whatever field the bill would apply to. Plus the committee must approve the bill for it to pass along to the next step in the process.

Why does the Constitution provide for free and unlimited debate in Congress?

This is done so that in order for a bill to pass, it must be agreed upon by a majority of the senate.

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