U.S. Constitution

Legislative Branch

What branch article 1 deals with:

Article 1 deals with the Legislative branch

Qualifications of Congressmen & job expectations:

Senators must be at least 30 years old, they must have been citizens for at least 9 years, and must live in North Carolina.

Meeting times of Congress:

Regular sessions of congress are on January 3.

Rules of Congress:

Each house sets its 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:

Only by passing BOTH houses of congress and by being signed by the president. If the president vetoes the bill, it is returned to the house where it originated, along with a written statement of the presidents objections.