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U.S. House of Representaire
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
TO WHICH ARE ADDED
JEFFERSON'S MANUAL OF PARLIAMENTARY PRACTICE,
STANDING RULES AND ORDERS
FOR CONDUCTING BUSINESS IN
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND SENATE OF
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
We, the people of the United States, in order Preamble.
All legislative powers herein granted shall be Congress. vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.
The House of Representatives shall be com- Representatives, posed of members chosen every second year by the people of the several States, and the electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislature.
No person shall be a Representative who shall Qualification of not have attained the age of twenty-five years,