United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

House: Rules Committee

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Session 4977: 1789-04-13 11:00:00

The recommitted clauses of the Additional Rules and Standing Orders are amended and referred to the House

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