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The Indy Explains: How a bill becomes a law

The Senate and Assembly Judiciary committees hear a gun background check bill during a joint hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 in Carson City, Nev. (David Calvert/The Nevada Independent)

There are more than 1,000 bills drafted every legislative session, but how many of them can survive the political process? From the idea phase to when a bill is signed into law, reporters Riley Snyder, Michelle Rindels and Megan Messerly walk you through what happens inside the Legislature.

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