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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That in lieu of the 9th section of the 6th article the following be inserted [+e675811]


Article VI. [+e675810]


Sect. 9. The [+e675810]M[+e675811]m[+e675810 -e675811]embers of each House shall be ineligible to[+e675810],[+e675810 -e675811] an[+e675810]y civil O[+e675811]d incapable of holding any o[+e675810 -e675811]ffice under the authority of the United States[+e675810],[+e675810 -e675811] during the time for which they shall respectively be elected[+e675810] —And no P[+e675811]: and the memb[+e675810 -e675811]ers[+e675810]on[+e675811] [+e675810]h[+e675811]o[+e675810]lding any of[+e675811]f[+e675810]ice under[+e675811] the [+e675810]United St[+e675811]Sen[+e675810 -e675811]ate[+e675810]s[+e675811] shall be [+e675810]a Member of either House dur[+e675811]ineligible to, and incapable of hold[+e675810 -e675811]ing [+e675810]his continuance in office[+e675811]any such office for one year afterwards[+e675810 -e675811].[+e675810]

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