The Constitution

By: Jaritt Cook

What Branch of the Constitution does Act 1 deal with?

The legislative branch.

Qualifications + Job Expectations for Congressmen

Qualifications are that they must be 25 years of age, have been a citizen of the United States for 7 years, and be a resident of the state they represent, or for the Senate, be at least 30 years old, and be citizens of the United States for 9 years.

Meeting time of Congress

January 3rd.

Powers granted to the Legislative Branch

The power to initiate revenue bills, impeach federal officials, and elect the president in the case of a tie.

The rules of the Congress

Senators to debate at large and prevent the common majority from ending a debate.

How a Bill becomes a Law

Committees come up with bills. It can become a bill if approved by the House, the Senate, and The President. The bill is given a number. HR denotes bills that came from the House and S denotes the bills that came from the Senate.