Declaration of Independence

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Revenue Amendments

The topic of discussion for this Constitution Monday comes from Article I.7.1, "However, the Senate may propose or concur with amendments on revenue bills as with other legislation." Even though all "bills for the raising of revenue" are the responsibility of the House of Representatives, this provision gives the Senate the right and opportunity to add amendments to revenue bills.

No comments:

Post a Comment