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  • Reading of the Constitution

    by Representative Scott Garrett

    Posted on 2013-01-15

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    GARRETT. ``If any bill shall not be returned by the President within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the Congress by their adjournment prevent its return, in which case it shall not be a law.'' Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentlewoman from Massachusetts (Ms. Tsongas).



    Ms. TSONGAS. ``Every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two-thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the rules and limitations prescribed in the case of a bill.'' {time} 1020 Mr. GOODLATTE. I now yield to the gentleman from South Carolina (Mr. Wilson).

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