Thursday, July 29, 2010

Article I, Section 3 - The U.S. Senate (Outline)

July 29, 2010 Temecula Constitution Study, Faith Armory, 27498 Enterprise Cir. W. #2 with Douglas V. Gibbs

U.S. Constitution: Article I, Section 3 - The U.S. Senate

Key Points:

- Two per State

- Six year terms

- Divided into three classes for elections

- Appointed by State Legislatures (changed by 17th Amendment), Temporary appointments by Governor if Legislature recessed

- Minimum Age of Thirty of serve

- Nine Years Citizen

- Inhabitant of State for which chosen when elected

- Vice President is President of the Senate

- Choose own officers

- Sole power to try all Impeachments (House has sole power to impeach)

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