Poli-Sci Exam 2: Constitution and Amendments
Poli-Sci Exam 2: Constitution and Amendments POL_SC 1100 - 02
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The Constitution of the United States of America Exam 2 Article I Amendment 139 Senate 2 Senators from each state elected by the people 6 year term Amendment 239 Congress cannot raise own pay no law varying the compensation for the services of the senators and representatives shall take effect until an election of representatives shall have intervened Article I Section 397 procedure in passing bills and resolutions bills for raising revenue originate in the House of Representatives Senate may propose concur bills must be presented to the president before passed Section 8 powers of congress Congress powers collect taxes duties imposts and excises pay the debts provide common Defence and general welfare of the US but all shall be uniform throughout the US Section 9 some restrictions on federal power Article II Amendment 12 election of president 86 vice president the president of the senate shall in presence of the senate and the house of representatives open all the certi cates and then the votes shall be counted the person having the greatest number of votes for president shall be president the vote shall be taken by the states each state representing one vote Amendment 20 Section 1 terms of of ce terms of the president and vice president shall end at noon on January 20th terms of Senate and House shall end at noon on January 3rd Section 2 time of convening congress congress shall assemble at least once a year at noon on January 3rd Section 3 death of presidentelect if at the beginning of the presidents term he she should die the vice president shall step in o if the term has already begun and the president diesun t to qualify the vice president will step in until a president shall qualify and the congress may by law if neither president elect or vice president elect shall qualify will then declare who shall act as president Section 4 election of the president o If the Senate or House member choosing the president or vice president dies then the Congress will choose Section 5 amendment takes effect sections 1 8c 2 shall take effect on the 15th day of October following the rati cation of this article Section 6 rati cation within 397 years this article shall only be operative if rati ed as an amendment to the constitution by the legislatures of 34ths of the several states within 397 years from the date of its submission Amendment 22 Section 1 tenure of president limited no person shall be elected to the of ce more than twice Section 2 rati cation within 397 years this article shall be inoperative unless rati ed as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of 34ths of the several states within 397 years from the date of its submission to the States by the Congress Amendment 2395 Section 1 electoral college votes for the district of Colombia Section 2 power to enforce this article The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation Amendment 25 Section 1 vice president to become president in case of the removal of the President from of ce or his death or resignation the Vice President shall become President Section 2 choice of a new vice president if vacant the president will nominate the vice president who shall take the of ce upon con rmation by a majority vote of both houses and Congress Section 3 president may declare own disability if president is unable to discharge the powers and duties of his of ce such powers will be discharged by the Vice President as Acting President until the the House and Senate transmit a written declaration that the president is disabled Article III Section I judicial power tenure of of ce judicial power of US shall be vested in I supreme court Section 2 Jurisdiction the judicial power shall extend to all cases Section 3 treason proof 8e punishment treason in the US shall consist only in levying war against them adhering to their enemies Congress has the power to declare the Punishment of Treason