Senate

Bre'Asia Taylor

Qualifications

  • At least 30 years old
  • Citizens of United States for 9 years before election
  • Legal residents of the state they represent

Term of Office

  • 6 years term
  • 1/3 of the senators would run for re-election every two years



Salary & Benefits

  • Low pay in the early years deterred some people from running for congress

Benefits

  1. Stationary
  2. Postage for officials business
  3. A medical clinic
  4. Gymnasuim

Privileges & Benefits

  • They are free from arrest " in all cases except treason, felony, and breach of peace
  • The Senate and the House both may judge members qualification and decide whether to seat them
  • Each house may refuse to seat an elected member by a majority vote
  • Members who are guilty of lesser of fenses may be censured