The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (bicameral legislature). It is frequently referred to as the House. The house of reps has 435 members in it. They are determined by the state’s population. The representatives serve two year terms.
The United States Senate …show more content…
Tax bills start in the House of Reps because its closet to the people. Bills that involve the spending of money are appropriations bills. Bill to spend money start in the House of Reps.
The Commerce Clause is an enumerated power listed in the United States Constitution (Article I, Section 8, Clause 3). The clause states that the United States Congress shall have power "To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations and among the several States.
Foreign relations refers to the ongoing management of relationships between a public policy administrative organization of a state and other entities external to its authority or influence. Congress has the power to declare war. The potus-president makes treaties with other countries. The senate approves treaties with other countries. Potus and congress control trade with other countries.
Nonlegislative means powers that do not relate to making laws. Three examples of nonlegislative powers are impeachment, approve appointments, and reject …show more content…
Passing laws, taking away freedom of speech, press, religion and petition are things they can’t take away. A writ of habeas corpus requires a person accused of a crime to go before a judge to be told the nature of his/her offense. A bill of attainder is to punish without trial. Ex post laws are laws that make an act in crime after the act has been committed. Limited government is a principle of the constitution that also limits powers of congress. Veto is one power the president has over congress. Declare a law unconstitutional is one power that the courts have over