Constitution Outline.docx - Tiffany Douangpanya Jeremy Abrams Outline I ARTICLE 1 The Legislative Branch 1 Section 1 Creates two parts of Congress

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Tiffany Douangpanya 09/17/2017 Jeremy Abrams Outline I) ARTICLE 1 – The Legislative Branch 1) Section 1- Creates two parts of Congress, Senate and House of Representatives, who are responsible for making laws. 2) Section 2- Defines the House of Representatives (lower house)- requirements and terms. Leader of the House is the Speaker of the House. Based on state population. 3) Section 3- Defines the Senate (upper house)- requirements and terms. Introduces Vice President, who breaks tie votes. 4) Section 4- Each state may have its’ own method for electing members of Congress. Must meet at least once a year. 5) Section 5- Congress’ rules, requirements, and penalties of meetings. 6) Section 6- Congress members are paid and cannot be a part of other office in gov’t. 7) Section 7- The process of how a bill becomes law and vetoing it. 8) Section 8- Specific powers of Congress and introduces Elastic Clause. Ability to establish post offices, create courts, etc.
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