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 Apr 26, 2017

Today, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) reintroduced the First Responders Passport Act which would allow the Secretary of State to waive passport fees for certain American first... Read More

Press Release Apr 25, 2017

Today, Congressmen Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Brad Schneider (D-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation to help increase the number of doctors available to work in underserved and rural areas.

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In The News Apr 24, 2017

Washington's next big focus is fixing our broken tax code.

In The News Apr 14, 2017