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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Matt Salmon

    Posted on 2013-01-15

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    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.'' Amendment XXVI: Section 1: ``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.'' {time} 1110 Section 2: [[Page H96]] ``The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I yield to the gentleman from Illinois (Mr. Rodney Davis).

    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.

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