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Encyclopedia > Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico

The Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico is the legislative branch of the government of Puerto Rico. The structure and responsibilities of the Assembly are defined in Article Three of the Constitution of Puerto Rico.


The Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico is bicameral, meaning that it has two houses, namely:

External links

  • legislatura.gov.pr (http://www.legislatura.gov.pr) - official site, in Spanish.

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Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (748 words)
The Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico is the legislative branch of the government of Puerto Rico.
The structure and responsibilities of the Assembly are defined in Article Three of the Constitution of Puerto Rico.
Finally, a lower age for the new unicameral legislators is proposed in comparison to the one required in order to become a member of the Senate — it is, however, the same age required in order to be a member of the House today.
Puerto Rico - Search View - MSN Encarta (13049 words)
Puerto Rico is the easternmost island of the Greater Antilles.
Mona Passage separates Puerto Rico from the Dominican Republic (on the island of Hispaniola) to the west; the Vieques Passage separates it from its island of Vieques to the east.
Second, although Puerto Rico did not have a very large slave population, it was large enough to cause many whites on the island to be fearful that an independence war might trigger a slave uprising similar to the one that had occurred in Saint-Domingue.
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