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The laws that govern our lives are a constant work in progress and can change as often as the political environment does. Those changes can be a major source of controversy and, at times, can lead to people being affected by them in ways they may not have expected.
A new law is created when a legislature passes a bill that becomes law. The enactment of a law is a complex process that can involve many different groups and requires extensive discussion and debate.
In New York State, the law-making process begins with a bill being introduced in both the Senate and Assembly by legislators or by standing committees. The bill goes through several stages of review, including first reading and consideration in the Committee on the Budget before it is sent to the appropriate House of Representatives for further discussion and approval. Once the bill is considered by both houses, it is sent to the Governor for his or her signature or veto.
If the Governor does not sign or veto the bill within 10 days (not counting Sundays), it becomes law automatically. Vetoed bills are returned to the house that first passed them together with a statement of why the Governor disapproved the bill.
Another way to look at the process of creating a law is to look at how it works in the United Kingdom, where legislation must go through seven stages before it can be made law. Each stage requires a lot of discussion and can often be quite lengthy.
The drafting of a bill is the most complex part of this process, as it requires a lot of special training and knowledge of law. It is typically done by the staff of the Legislative Bill Drafting Commission.
There are several types of law that can be enacted, depending on the issue at hand. They include constitutional, statutory, regulatory and case law.
Statutes are the most important type of law that can be enacted and are created by legislation, either drafted by legislators or by various state agencies. These laws can cover a wide range of topics, from regulating business and criminal activity to protecting the rights of citizens and establishing the basic structure of the state.
Regulations are also an important part of the law-making process, and are created by state agencies and courts to regulate activities in the public interest. These regulations are generally written in a way that allows the agency or court to regulate a specific type of activity without limiting the rights of individuals.