Reading of the Constitutionby Representative Bill Huizenga
Posted on 2015-01-09
HUIZENGA of Michigan. ``But when the right to vote at any
election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of
the United States, Representatives in Congress, the executive and
judicial officers of a State, or the Members of the legislature
thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being
twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any
way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime,
the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion
which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number
of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such State.''
Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentlewoman from Illinois (Ms.
Ms. SCHAKOWSKY. Section 3: ``No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a Member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, . . .'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from Kentucky (Mr. Barr).