Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 37 Part 1.djvu/669

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JOINT RHOLUTION l¤·*·¤·M awww- a¤.¤¤w»mc¤¤»um¤¤¤p¤ua· · uazssagwmmmemm by thepeopleof theaevenlStatse. L ’»mg Resolved theSenateandHoueeof Repv·e•ent¤lioee like United Stateeofeivliillerieain Oongreseoceemlled (two-tI•€rdeqfe¤g.Ho•••eco»· 1¤¤=¤¤¤¤r¤¤¤•¢·»¤— earring therein), That in lieu of the first paragraph of section three of Article I of the Constitution of the United Stats, and in lieu._of ‘ somuchofparagrahtwoof thesamesectionasrelatesto theilling of vacancies, the allowing be groposed as an amendment to the Constitution, which shall be vali to all intents and purposes as part of $2 gonsutution whm ratified by the legklatures of three-fourths ` of tates: "°*""'* ‘¤,,,,,,,"‘°"" "The Senate of theUnited States shall be composed of two Senators Ig: b N from each State, elected by the le thereof, for six years· and each Senator shall have one vote. Thggecters in each State shall have the

 requsite for electors of the most numerous branch of the

tate legislaturs. . "When vacancies the representation of any Stateip the Senate, the execuhve auth<mt¥ of such State shall issue wuts of election toiillsuchvacancies: rvwihatthelegislatmnofmy State may empower the executive th to make temporary ap t- msnts until the people till the vacancies by election m the may duect. " This amendment shall not be so construed as to afect the election or term of any Senator chosen before it becomes valid as part of the Constitution} - Cnnn Cnaax, _ Speaker of the House of liepreeenlbztieee. _ _ J S Sumnnx Vice-President of the United States and President of the Senate. I certify that this Joint Resolution originated in the House of I Representatives. Sovm Tamanznqak Deposited in Department of State May 15, 1912. • eee