The Senate

Charcteristics of Senate

Qualfications

The senate has to be at least the age of at least 30 years old. You also have to be a United States citizen for 9 years. To represent a district you have to be from that district.

Terms of Office

  • You are going for term of 6-years and only 1/3 of the senators have to go to the election every two years.
  • Elections are held in november on even numbered years.
  • Everyone starts on the next year on January 3.

Salary and Benefits

  • The Senets of the house set their own salary. (In 1789 the salary was $6 per day)
  • Money is low when you first start.
  • You are paid for speeches.
  • Insurance money is insanely high.

Privileges and Benefits

  • You are free from arrest, expet for treason, felony, and breach of peace
  • No one can be sued for what they say standing on the senate floor.
  • The senate may judge members, and decide wether to seat them.