What happens if the House and Senate versions of a bill are different? A. The differences immediately cause the bill to die and it doesn't go any farther. B. The House and Senate try to work out differences in a conference committee. C. Each version is voted on in a joint House/Senate meeting. D. The Senate can pass its version by majority vote and the bill then goes to the president.
If the House and the Senate versions of the bill are different then the House and Senate try to work out differences in a conference committee and a compromise bill is drafted which must be accepted by both parties.