U.S Constitution

By: Camden Vargo

Qualifications of Congressmen & Job Expectations

Senators must be at least 30 years old and they must have been a citizen of the United States for at least 9 years.

Representatives must be 25 years old, citizens of the United States for 7 years, and residents of the state they represent.

What branch Article 1 deals with

Article 1 deals with the Legislative Branch

Meeting Times of Congress

The 20th Amendment, ratified in 1933, has changed the date of the opening of the regular session of Congress to January 3.

Powers Granted to them

Some of the most important powers granted to congress are to coin money, pay debts, provide common defense, regulate commerce with other nations, and borrow money

Rules of Congress

Each house sets it's own rules, can punish its members for disorderly behavior, and can expel a member by a two-thirds vote.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

For a bill to become a law it must be passed by both the House of Representatives and the U.S Senate then approved by the President. The Bill can also be passed if the presidents veto is overridden then the bill turns into a law and is enforced by the government.