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« Except in the army or navy thereof; but in that 6 case their seats shall be vacated.”

Before the question was taken on the last amendment,

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the ninth section of the sixth article until the powers to be vested in the senate are ascertained

Which passed unanimously in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the latter clause of the tenth section of the sixth article, and to insert the following :

“ To be paid out of the treasury of the United * States"

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas—New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia - - - . . 9

Nays-Massachusetts, South Carolina - 2

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following amendment to the tenth section of the sixth article :

“ Five dollars, or the present value thereof, per “diem, during their attendance, and for every thirty “miles travel in going to, and returning from Con“ gress"

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-Connecticut, Virginia

.. Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - 9

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following amendment to the tenth section of the sixth article :

“ To be ascertained by law"Which passed in the affirmative.

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

It passed in the affirmative.

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

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1787. On the question to agree to the 11th section of the sixth article as reported,

It passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to strike out the latter part of the twelfth section of the sixth article i

Which passed in the affirmative. · It was moved and seconded to amend the twelfth section of the sixth article, as follows:

“ Each house shall possess the right of originating “all bills, except bills for raising money for the pur6 poses of revenue, or for appropriating the same, and “ for fixing the salaries of the officers of government, 6 which shall originale in the house of representatives ; 6 but the senate may propose or concur with amend“ments as in other cases."

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the last amendmentWhich passed in the affirmative.

YEAS---New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - 6

Nays-Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, . . . . . . 5

It was moved by Mr. Madison, and seconded, to agree to the following amendment of the thirteenth section of the sixth article :

- Every bill which shall have passed the two houses, “shall, before it become a law, be severally presented “ to the President of the United States, and to the jud“ges of the supreme court for the revision of each. “ If, upon such revision, they shall approve of it, they 6 shall respectively signify their approbation by sign“ing it; but if, upon such revision, it shall appearim“ proper to either, or both, to be passed into a law, it - shall be returned, with the objections against it, to " that house, in which it shall have originated, who 6 shall enter the objections at large on their journal, 66 and proceed to reconsider the bill': but if, after such 5 reconsideration, two thirds of that house, when either “the President, or a majority of the judges shall ob"ject, or three fourths, where both shall object, shall “agree to pass it, it shall, together with the objections, W be sent to the other house, by which it shall likewise 4 be reconsidered; and, if approved by two thirds, or as three fourths of the other house, as the case may be, “it shall become a law”—

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-Delaware, Maryland, Virginia - - 3

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - - - 8

It was moved and seconded to postpone the consideration of the thirteenth section of the sixth article

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-Delaware, Maryland - - - 2

Nays—New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia .... - 9

It was moved and seconded to strike out the words "two thirds,” and to insert the words “three fourths," in the thirteenth section of the sixth article

Which passed in the affirmative.

Yeas-Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina . . . 6

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Georgia - - - - - . - 4 · Divided-Pennsylvania . . . . 1

It was moved and seconded to amend the first clause of the thirteenth section of the sixth article, as follows:

“No bill or resolve of the senate and house of rep“resentatives shall become a law, or have force, until " it shall have been presented to the President of the “ United States for his revision"-

Which passed in the negative.
Yeas–Masachusetts, Delaware, North Carolina 3

Nays-New Hampshire, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - - - - 8

It was moved and seconded to add at the close of the thirteenth section of the sixth article, the following clause :

56 No money shall be drawn from the treasury of the “United States but in consequence of appropriations 66 by law."

The motion was withdrawn.
It was moved and seconded to adjourn-
Which passed in the negative.
Yeas-Delaware, Maryland, Virginia .. . 3

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - - - - - . - · 7

It was moved and seconded to strike out the word

“seven," and to insert the words “ten (Sundays ex“cepted)” in the thirteenth section of the sixth article

Which passed in the affirmative.

YEAS–Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia - . . . . - 9

Nays-New Hampshire, Massachusetts - 2

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

It passed in the affirmative. And then the house adjourned till to-morrow, at 11 o'clock, A. M. .

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1787.

It was moved and seconded to agree to the following, as the fourteenth section of the sixth article :

“Every order, resolution, or vote, to which the con* currence of the senate and house of representatives “may be necessary (except on a question of adjournés ment, and in the cases hereinafter mentioned) shall “ be presented to the President for his revision; and “ before the same shall have force, shall be approved “ by him, or, being disapproved by him, shall be re“passed by the senate and house of representatives, 6 according to the rules and limitations prescribed in " the case of a bill”

Which passed in the affirmative.

It was moved and seconded to insert the following proviso after the first clause of the first section of the seventh article :

• Provided, That no tax, duty, or imposition shall be

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