Constitution

By: Maddi Conklin

Branches

Article 1 deals with the Legislative branch.

Article 2 deals with the * branch.

Article 3 deals with the * branch.

Qualifications and Job Expectations of Congressmen

Congressmen have to be at least 30 years old and they must have been a US citizen for at least 9 years in order to be on the congress.

Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch is made up of the two houses of Congress—the Senate and the House of Representatives. The most important duty of the Legislative Branch is to make laws. Laws are written, discussed and voted on in Congress. There are 100 senators in the Senate, two from each state.

Meeting Times of Congress

The Congress always meets on the first Monday in December

Powers Granted To Them

Congress has authority over financial and budgetary matters, through the enumerated power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States.

Rules of Congress

  1. Suspension of the rules in the United States Congress is the specific set of procedures within the United States Congress that allows for the general parliamentary procedure notion of how and when to suspend the rules.

How a Bill Becomes A Law

  1. If a bill has passed in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and has been approved by the President, or if a presidential veto has been overridden, the bill becomes a law and is enforced by the government.