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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Jim Costa

    Posted on 2015-01-09

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    COSTA. ``The Congress shall have power to declare the punishment of treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corruption of blood, or forfeiture except during the life of the person attainted.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from Virginia (Mr. Hurt).

    Mr. HURT of Virginia. Article IV, section 1: ``Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentlewoman from Florida (Ms. Castor).

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