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What's a Markup? Answers to That and Other Legislative Mysteries

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 03-Jan-2015
Updated: 03-Jan-2015 02:38 PM

Our popular "What's a Markup?" fact sheet was refreshed in January 2015.  It explains basic congressional terminology and the legislative mysteries involved in making a bill into law.   It is not meant to be a comprehensive treatment of lawmaking, but a beginner's guide for those interested in following space policy developments in Congress.


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