Reading of the Constitutionby Representative David G. Valadao
Posted on 2013-01-15
VALADAO. Article I, section 6:
``The Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensation for
their services, to be ascertained by law, and paid out of the Treasury
of the United States. They shall in all cases, except treason, felony
and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their
attendance at the session of their respective Houses, and in going to
and returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either
House, they shall not be questioned in any other place.''
Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from New Jersey (Mr.
Mr. HOLT. ``No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States which shall have been created or the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time; and no person holding any office under the United States shall be a Member of either House during his continuance in office.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentlewoman from North Carolina (Ms. Foxx).