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 Jun 21, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It’s nearly impossible to pass any immigration bill when one party categorically refuses to come to the table to talk. Yesterday, Democrats rejected a Presidential fix.
Press Release Jun 14, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressman Darrell Issa issued the following statement reacting to today’s report from the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Inspector General:
Press Release May 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Darrell Issa issued the following statement applauding President Donald Trump’s recently-signed Executive Order that will elevate the role of federal agency Chief... Read More
Press Release May 10, 2018
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation regarding the storage of spent nuclear fuel: