Our Passage of a Bill guide shows a Bil­l’s jour­ney through Par­lia­ment – find out what hap­pens at each stage. Bills vs Acts: A Bill is a draft law; it be­comes an Act if it is ap­proved by ma­jor­ity rep­re­sen­ta­tives in Par­lia­ment, and for­mally signed by the Pres­i­dent.  An Act of Par­lia­ment is a law, en­forced in all ar­eas of Uganda where it is ap­plic­a­ble.