The LegislativeAssembly of PuertoRico is the legislative branch of the government of PuertoRico.
The structure and responsibilities of the Assembly are defined in Article Three of the Constitution of PuertoRico.
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.
PuertoRico is the easternmost island of the Greater Antilles.
Mona Passage separates PuertoRico 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 PuertoRico 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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