Asked in US Congress
What are three things congress is forbidden to do?
Congress is forbidden to pass ex post facto law or pass a bill of attainder. In addition, Congress cannot suspend a writ of habeas corpus. ...
What is a power possessed by the president that acts as a check on Congress?
The President's Veto Power acts as a check on Congress.
Where would one find a list of the powers forbidden to the US Congress?
The powers forbidden to the US Congress (and Federal Government in general) are listed in the US Constitution in a very simply fashion. Congress is permitted those powers specifically stated (and implied) in the Constitution. Powers not enumerated in the Constitution are reserved for the States, or for the People. So what is permitted to the Congress is listed, but not what is forbidden. ...
Asked in American Revolution, The Intolerable Acts
What came first the intolerable acts or the first continental congress?
The Intolerable Acts came before the First Continental Congress. This intolerable acts came first ! ...
Asked in US Congress, Earth Day
The first Earth Day inspired the US Congress to pass several environmental acts into law What three well-known acts did Congress Pass?
The first Earth Day inspired the U.S. Congress to pass several environmental acts into law. What three well-known acts did Congress Pass? ...
Asked in US Congress
What was needed to carry out the acts of Congress?
To carry out the acts of Congress there must first be a vote of majority in Congress. Then, the President of the United States must sign the bill into a law. ...
Asked in History of the United States, CIA, Espionage
The CIA is forbidden to engage in spying on members of the us congress because?
Because the CIA is forbidden to spy on American citizens.
Where would you find the list of powers forbidden to Congress?
There is no such list. The powers of Congress are described by the Constitution and statute; anything NOT included, they can't do. ...
How does the Legislative Branch check and balance the congress?
courts may declare acts of congress to be unconstitutional
What is a kind of law that is expressly forbidden by the Constitution?
An ex-post-facto law, is one that is passed that criminalizes previous acts, and punishes the person for it. Such a law was passed by congress a few years ago, and it is surprising that it has not made it to the Supreme Court yet. ...
Asked in Founding Fathers, US Constitution, US Congress
What is Congress forbidden to establish a Press Religion or Militia?
The First Amendment forbids Congress from establishing a religion the way England did when it created the Anglican Church. ...