Reading of the Constitutionby Representative Matt Salmon
Posted on 2013-01-15
SALMON. `` . . . forty-eight hours for that purpose if not in
session. If the Congress, within twenty-one days after receipt of the
latter written declaration, or, if Congress is not in session, within
twenty-one days after Congress is required to assemble, determines by
two-thirds vote of both Houses that the President is unable to
discharge the powers and duties of his office, the Vice President shall
continue to discharge the same as Acting President; otherwise, the
President shall resume the powers and duties of his office.''
``The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years
of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United
States or by any State on account of age.''
``The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by
Mr. GOODLATTE. I yield to the gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Rodney
Mr. RODNEY DAVIS of Illinois. Amendment XXVII: ``No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. That concludes the reading of the United States Constitution.