Students will investigate the steps necessary for a bill to become a law in New York State.
There are different levels of government within the United States and New York State. The purpose of government is to protect the rights of citizens and to promote the common good. The government of New York State establishes rights, freedoms, and responsibilities for its citizens.
The New York State Constitution establishes the basic structure of government for the state. The government of New York creates laws to protect the people and interests of the state.