Legislative Process

Legislative Process

In Article I of the U.S. Constitution, "all legislative powers" were "vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives."  Congress has the responsibility to debate and create the laws under which our country operates.  It is an honor to represent the people of California’s 49th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, and the following links should provide you with additional resources to understand more fully how Congress works.  

Congress explained:

How Our Laws are Made

History of the House of Representatives

Open Government

Members of Congress Explained

Congressional Schedule

The House Floor Live Video

 

 

Press Release May 24, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed 7 bills to improve care, benefits and service to the nation’s veterans.... Read More

Press Release May 23, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) released the following statement after introducing a bipartisan resolution condemning the ... Read More

Press Release May 23, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) today introduced H. Con. Res. 59, a Congressional resolution to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Marine Corps Base at Camp Pendleton.

Press Release May 22, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, and the holder of 37 patents, released the following... Read More

Press Release May 22, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the U.S.