U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2021 Edition.

Committee on Postponed Matters

Committee consisting of a deputy from each state, charged with resolving postponed questions on debt, security, presidential powers and elections, and legislative rights and privileges.

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Session 6318: 1787-08-31 15:00:00

First Report of the Committee on Postponed Matters created.

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First Report of the Committee on Postponed Matters

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[First Report of the Committee on Postponed Parts]

That in lieu of the 9th section of the 6th article the following be inserted

Article VI.

Sect. 9. The Members of each House shall be ineligible to any civil Office under the authority of the United States during the time for which they shall respectively be elected —And no Person holding any office under the United States shall be a Member of either House during his continuance in office.

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