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 Feb 13, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass a series of bills that help veterans.

In The News Feb 13, 2017

From immigration reform and fixing healthcare, to protecting your privacy and removing nuclear waste from our community, my work on the top issues continue.
 

Press Release Feb 10, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Congressman John Shimkus (R-Ill.), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee for the Environment, today toured... Read More

In The News Feb 8, 2017

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Press Release Feb 6, 2017

Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) released the following statement after the U.S.