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Woolf Gov B

Article 1 of the Constitution

QuestionAnswer
What is the original ratio of representative to constituents in the House of Representatives? 1=30,000 (2;3)
When are the members of the House to be chosen? Every two years (2;1)
What is Congress to consist of? Senate and House of Representatives (1:1)
What House of Congress has the sole power of impeachment? House of Representatives (2:5)
Who presides at an impeachment trial for the President? Chief Justices (3:6)
What are the requirements for someone to be eligible to run for election to the House? 25+ years of age, Citizen for 7 years, live in the state they represent. (2:2)
What is necessary to expel a member of the Senate? 2/3 vote (5:2)
How long may one house of Congress adjourn without consent of the other house? 3 days (5:4)
Where must revenue bills originate? House of Representatives (7:1)
What is necessary to override a presidential veto? 2/3 vote of both houses (7:3 or 7:2)
What types of cases does the privilege from arrest NOT exist for members of Congress? treason, felony AND breach of peace (6:1)
When may the Vice President vote for the Senate? In case of a tie (3:4)
How many senators are allowed from each state? 2 (3:1)
What are the requirements someone must meet to be eligible for election to the Senate? 9 years a citizen, 30+years of age, live in the state they represent (3:3)
How often must congress meet? Once a year (4;2)
What powers of the federal government are grated to Congress? Taxes, borrow $, Commerce, Declare War (8;1-18)
When may Congress suspend the privilege of Writ of Habeas Corpus, If ever? Rebellion, invasion, public safety (9:2)
Can a person serve as a congressman and a state's governor at the same time? No (6:2)
How many Senators votes are necessary to convict a federal official who has been impeached? 2/3 (3;6)
Can Congress pass a bill of attainder? no (9;3)
What is the only judgement which may be given by the Senate in impeachment cases? Removal from office and disqualified from holding office (3;7)
What happens when a vacancy occurs from a state's representation in the House of Representatives? Governor to call special election (2;4)
What is the only way money may be drawn from the treasury of the United States? Appropriation made by law and regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures (9:7)
What constitutes a quorum so business can be done in the House or Senate? Majority (5;1)
When may the President Pro Tempore preside in the Senate? What the V.P. is not there (3:5)
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