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Assuming control of both House and Senate, but this is a bill opposed by opposition, and leaving aside fast-track procedure what is the fastest this can be done?

I am thinking this is dependent on gag rule?

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    Asking about both the US and Canada in one question is definitely too broad. And you need to be more clear about the scenario you're talking about – divibisan Jul 17 '20 at 17:32
  • I set a few assumptions, what would you be missing to answer to either? – J.C Jul 17 '20 at 17:48
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    I would suggest splitting this into two questions, one about Canada and one about the United States. Both of their legislative processes are completely different. – Joe C Jul 17 '20 at 18:41
  • Does the party in favor of the bill also control the Presidency? Do they have the >60 votes in the Senate to overrule a filibuster, or do they only have a >50 majority? What do you mean by fast-track procedure? – divibisan Jul 17 '20 at 19:04
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    This is an odd question. There isn't any lower limit I'm aware of, aside from the pragmatic necessities of crafting a bill, calling and executing votes in both houses, and obtaining the president's signature. Theoretically a bill could go from zero to law within the scope of a working day, with a bit of coordination. But that theoretical limit is patently ridiculous, and the constraints are mostly things like discussion patterns, committee delays, revisions, and paperwork logjams. but those are all imponderables. I mean, how long does it take for people to work things out together? – Ted Wrigley Jul 17 '20 at 21:12

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