The Debates in the
Federal Convention of 1787
SATURDAY SEPr 1. 1787
1 IN CONVENTION
Mr. BREARLEY from the Comme. of eleven
to which were referred yesterday, the postponed parts of the Constitution, &
parts of Reports not acted upon, made the following partial report. That in lieu
of the 9th. Sect: of art: 6. the words following be inserted viz "The
members of each House shall be ineligible to any civil office under the
authority of the U. S. during the time for which they shall respectively be
elected, and no person holding an office under the U. S. shall be a member of
either House during his continuance in office."
Mr. RUTLIDGE from the Committee to whom
were referred sundry propositions (see Aug: 29), together with art: XVI,
reported that the following additions be made to the Report -- viz
After the word "States" in the last line on the Margin of the 3d.
page (see the printed Report) -- add "to establish uniform laws on the
subject of Bankruptcies."
And insert the following as Art: XVI viz
"Full faith and credit ought to be given in each State to the public
acts, records, and Judicial proceedings of every other State, and the
Legislature shall by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts,
Records, & proceedings shall be proved, and the effect which Judgments
obtained in one State, shall have in another."
After receiving these reports
The House adjourned to 10 OC. on Monday next 2
1. The year "1787" is omitted in
2. The phrase "to 10 OC on Monday
next" is omitted in the transcript.