Constitution of the United States of America
Article I: Legislative Branch
Article I, Section 3:  Senate

The Senate of the United States shall be composed of
two Senators from each State,
chosen by the Legislature
thereof for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.

1.3.2  Immediately after they shall be assembled in
Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as
equally as may be into three Classes.

1.3.3  The Seats of the Senators of the first Class shall be
vacated at the Expiration of the second Year, of the second
Class at the Expiration of the fourth Year, and of the third Class
at the Expiration of the sixth Year, so that one third may be
chosen every second Year;

1.3.4  and if Vacancies happen by Resignation, or otherwise,
during the Recess of the Legislature of any State, the
Executive thereof may make temporary Appointments until the
next Meeting of the Legislature, which shall then fill such
by 17th Amendment, Section 1.3

1.3.5  No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have
attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a
Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected,
be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.

1.3.6  The Vice President of the United States shall be
President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be
equally divided.

1.3.7  The Senate shall choose their other Officers, and also a
President pro tempore, in the Absence of the Vice President, or
when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United

1.3.8  The Senate shall have the sole Power to try all
Impeachments. When sitting for that Purpose, they shall be on
Oath or Affirmation.

1.3.9  When the President of the United States is tried, the
Chief Justice shall preside:

1.3.10  And no Person shall be convicted without the
Concurrence of two thirds of the Members present.

1.3.11  Judgment in Cases of Impeachment shall not extend
further than to removal from Office, and disqualification to hold
and enjoy any Office of honor, Trust or Profit under the United

1.3.12  but the Party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and
subject to Indictment, Trial, Judgment and Punishment,
according to Law.