Daily Bites of the Constitution :1
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Daily Bites of the Constitution.
Article 1 Section 6:
Privileges and disabilities of government members: Pay and privileges: the senators and representatives shall receive compensations for their services to be ascertained by law and paid out of the treasury of the United States. they shall in all cases except treason, felony and breach of peace be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respected houses and in going to and returning from the same and they shall not be questioned in any other place for speech or debate. Holding other offices is prohibited: No senator or representative shall during the time in which he was elected be appointed to any other civil office under the authority of the United States which shall have been created of the emoluments whereof shall have been increased during such time and no person holding any office under the United States shall be a member of either house during his continuance in office
Article 1 Section 7:
Methods of making laws: Revenue Bills: All bills for making revenue shall originate in the house of representatives but the senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other bills. How Bills become laws: Every bill which shall have passed the house of representatives and the senate shall before it becomes a law be presented to the president of the United States. If he approves he shall sign it but if not he shall return it with his objections to the house in which his objection has originated who shall enter the objection in the journal and begin to reconsider it; If after consideration two thirds of the house agree to pass the bill it shall be sent together with the objections to the house of the senate by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; if it is also approved by two thirds of the house of the senate it shall then become a law. In all such cases the votes determined shall be done by yays and nays. The names of the persons voting for or against the bill shall be
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