Legislative Branch

What is it? What does it do?

What is the Legislative Branch and What makes it?

Legislative Branch
-The division of Government that proposes bills and turns them into laws


The Legislative Branch is made of Congress. Congress is made of The House of Representatives and The Senate.

Congress

What are the Powers of The House of Representatives and The Senate?

The House of Representatives and The Senate possess the responsibilities of Proposing new Amendments (changes to Constitution of the United States of America), Laws, and Taxes.

The House of Representatives and The Senate rely on each other to make proper dissensions that affect the rest of the U.S.A.

How does Congress get Elected? How long do they serve? How many serve?

The House of Representatives elections are based on population. They serve a 2 year term. The Senate receives Two representatives from each state. The Senate elections are staggered so that only about One-Third (1/3) are reelected. They serve a 6 year term.

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