A bill explains how, if it actually happens, he would get through Congress to become a law.

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A bill explains how, if it actually happens, he would get through Congress to become a law.

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Jack Sheldon's son provided the voice of the boy. See more »

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In "I'm Just A Bill," to show how the federal legislative process works, they propose a law stating that a school bus must stop at a railroad crossing. However, laws regarding traffic are the jurisdiction of state legislatures. This law, as written, would likely be an unconstitutional violation of the 10th amendment. See more »

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Spoofed in The Simpsons: The Day the Violence Died (1996) See more »

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I'm Just a Bill
Written by David Frishberg
Performed by Jack Sheldon
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"Schoolhouse Rock!: I'm Just a Bill" is another of these entertainingly educational animated shorts that charmed many '70s kids like me
26 June 2011 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

On Mark Evanier's site, he mentioned that some acquaintances of his had mentioned of musician Jack Sheldon's passing though he himself wasn't sure of it. Turns out it wasn't true but he linked to YouTube in order to show one of Mr. Sheldon's highlights: This "Schoolhouse Rock!" animated short originally shown after various Saturday morning shows on ABC in which Jack sang the song by David Frishberg of being just a bill who hopes to become a law to a boy while sitting on the steps of the Capitol. By the way, that boy's voice is that of one of the musician's sons. Like most of these short cartoons, "I'm Just a Bill" was and is quite entertaining while also being educational and sure charmed many '70s kids-like yours truly-when they first aired. So on that note, this is another animated short I'd highly recommend.


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