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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Peter Welch

    Posted on 2015-01-09

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    WELCH. Section 4: ``The Congress may by law provide for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the House of Representatives may choose a President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them, and for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the Senate may choose a Vice President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from California (Mr. McClintock).



    Mr. McCLINTOCK. Section 5: ``Sections 1 and 2 shall take effect on the 15th day of October following the ratification of this article.'' Section 6: ``This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years from the date of its submission.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from New York (Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney).

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