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FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 1787.' It was moved and seconded to strike out the second section of the sixth article, in order to introduce the following, namely,

6 That the qualifications of the members of the le“gislature be as follow :

“ The members of the house of representatives shall possess a clear and unincumbered property of 66 The members of the senate Which passed in the negative.

It was moved and seconded to strike the following words out of the second section of the sixth article, namely,

" With regard to property"Which passed in the negative.

Yeas--Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia

4 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

6 On the question to agree to the second section of the sixth article, as reported,

It passed in the negative.
YEAs-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Georgia 3

Nays-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina 7

It was moved and seconded to reconsider the second section of the fourth article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, South Carolina, Georgia

5 And Monday next was assigned for the reconsideration.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina

9 NAYS—Massachusetts, Georgia

2 It was moved by Mr. King, and seconded, to amend the third section of the sixth article to read as follows, namely,

“ Not less than thirty-three members of the house of representatives, nor less than fourteen members of “ the senate, shall constitute a quorum to do business. - A smaller number in either house may adjourn from 6 day to day; but the number necessary to form such

quorum may be increased by an act of the legislature 56 on the addition of members in either branch”

Which passed in the negative.
YEAS—Massachusetts, Delaware

2 Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

9 It was moved by Mr. Randolph, and seconded, to add the following amendment to the third section of the sixth article :

“ And may be authorized to compel the attendance u of absent members, in such manner and under such 6 penalties as each house may provide"

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas–New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticul, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 DIVIDED-Pennsylvania

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On the question to agree to the third section of the sixth article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the fourth section of the sixth article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative.

On the question to agree to the fifth section of the sixth article, as reported,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to amend the last clause in the sixth section of the sixth article, by adding the following words:

6 With the concurrence of two thirds”. Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 DIVIDED-Pennsylvania

On the question to agree to the sixth section of the sixth article, as amended,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved by Mr. Carroll, and seconded, to strike out the words “one fifth part," and to insert the words w of every one member present," in the latter clause of the seventh section of the sixth article

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas_Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina 3

NAYS---New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina, Georgia

8 It was moved and seconded to strike out the words " each house," and to insert the words “ the house of

representatives,” in the second clause of the seventh

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section of the sixth article ; and to add the following words to the section, pamely,

“ And any member of the senate shall be at liberty 4 to enter his dissent

Which passed in the negative.

It was moved and seconded to strike the following words out of the seventh section of the sixth article, namely, " when it shall be acting in a legislative “ capacity” and to add the following words to the section :

* Except such parts thereof as in their judgment require secrecy”Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Massachusetts, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7

NÁYS-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania 3 Divided-New Hampshire

1 And then the bouse adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 o'clock, A. M.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 1787. It was moved and seconded to amend the first clause of the seventh section of the sixth article to read as follows, namely,

“ Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings ; * and shall, from time to time, publish the same, except “such part of the proceedings of the senate, when act

ing not in its legislative capacity, as may be judged “ by that house to require secrecy”

Which passed in the negative.
YEA-Virginia

1 Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecti

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cut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

10 It was moved and seconded to insert in the first clause of the seventh section of the sixth article after the word " thereof," the following words :

“ Relative to treaties and military operations"
Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-Massachusetts, Connecticut

2 Nays—New Hampshire, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia

9 On the question to agree to the first clause of the seventh section of the sixth article, as reported,

It passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to add at the end of the clause the words “ except such parts thereof as in their “ judgment require secrecy”

Which passed in the affirmative.

YEAS-Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia

6 Nays Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, South Carolina

4 DIVIDED—New Hampshire

1 On the question to agree to the last clause of the seventh section of the sixth article,

It passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to refer the second clause of the seventh section of the sixth article to a committeem

Which passed in the negative.

Yeas-Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia

4 Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia 7

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