Legislative Branch

By. Joseph Dellecave

What is Legislative Branch?

The Legislative Branch is the branch that can override vetos sent by the president of the U.S. and approves the appointments of supreme court justices. The legislative Branch has 2 houses. These houses are, the house of representatives and the senate. The Legislative Branch has the power to make laws. The way the Legislative Branch got the power to make laws is, Article 1 of the constitution granted them this power. The legislative Branch provides the appropriate funds for laws and programs. They approve treaties and executive appointments. The Legislative Branch also establishes federal courts.

House of Representatives and the Senate

The house of representatives are elected to a two-year term, each representative serves the people of a specific congressional district by introducing bills and serving on committees. The leaders of the house of representatives are elected by their peers. The house of representatives hold commities such as budgets, agriculture, armed services, and many more. Each state is represented by two senators. states senate is located in the north wing of the capital in Washington D.C. The Senate has several exclusive powers not granted to the House, including consenting to treaties as a precondition to their ratification and consenting to or confirming appointments. the house of representatives and the senate together create the U.S. Congress. Congress is the most powerful of them all. congress decides on what to do.

Requirements to be a representative or senate

In order to be a representative you must be 25 years old, you must be elected in order to be a representative, must be commited to be a representative for two years, and must have seven years of citizenship. In order to be a senate you must be 30 years old, you must be elected or appointed, must be commited to 6 years of being a senate, and must have 9 years of citizenship.
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