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U.S. Constitution – Article 1 Section 6

Article 1 – The Legislative Branch
Section 6 – Compensation

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(The Senators and Representatives shall
receive a Compensation for their Services, to be ascertained by Law, and paid
out of the Treasury of the United States.)
(The preceding words in
parentheses were modified by the 27th

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.

No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for
which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of
the United States which shall have been created, or 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.

Notes for this section:
27th Amendment

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