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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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THE UNITED STATES.

xi

Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend farther
than to removal from office, and disqualification to hold and
enjoy any office of honour, trust or profit under the United

Judgment
on impeach-
ment

.

States : but the party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and
subject to indictment, trial, judgment and punishment, accord-
ing to law.

Effect of.

SEC. 4. The times, places and manner of holding elections
for senators and representatives, shall be prescribed in each
state by the legislature thereof; but the congress may at any
time by law make or alter such regulations, except as to the
places of choosing senators.

Elections,
when and
how held.

The congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and
such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless
they shall by law appoint a different day.

Congress
assemble
annually.

SEC. 5. Each house shall be the judge of the elections,
returns and qualifications of its own members, and a majority

Elections,
how judged

of each shall constitute a quorum to do business ; but a smaller
number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized

Quorum.

to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner,
and under such penalties as each house may provide.

Absent
members.

Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, pun-

Rules.

ish its members for disorderly behaviour, and with the concur-
rence of two-thirds expel a member.

Expulsion.

Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from
time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in

Journals to
be kept and
published.

their judgment require secrecy; and yeas and nays of the
members of either house on any question shall, at the desire of
one-fifth of those present, be entered on the journal.

Yeas and
nays.

Neither house, during the session of congress shall, without
the consent of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor
to any other place than that in which the two houses shall be
sitting.

Adjourn-
ments.

SEC. 6. The senators and representatives shall receive a
compensation for their services, to be ascertained by law, and

Compensa-
tion.

paid out of the treasury of the United States. They shall in
all cases, except treason, felony and breach of the peace, be
privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of
their respective houses, and in going to and returning from the
same ; and for any speech or debate in either house, they shall
not be questioned in any other place.

Privileges.

No senator or representative shall, during the time for which
he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the autho-
rity of the United States, which shall have been created, or the

Members
not appoint-
ed to office.

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.

Officers of
government
cannot be
members.



 
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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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