In Re Adam Clayton Powell: Hearings Before..., 90-1, on H. Res. 1, to Report Upon the Right of Adam Clayton Powell to be Sworn in as a Representative from the State of New York in the 90th Congress


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Σελίδα 104 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States ; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State or of the United States...
Σελίδα 1 - States, whether the House is in session, has recessed, or has adjourned, to hold such hearings, and to require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance and testimony of such witnesses and the production of such books, records, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and documents, as it deems necessary.
Σελίδα 44 - No person shall be a representative who shall not have attained the age of twenty-five years, and been seven years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.
Σελίδα 49 - The qualifications of the persons who may choose or be chosen, as has been remarked upon other occasions, are defined and fixed in the Constitution, and are unalterable by the legislature.
Σελίδα 35 - It would seem but fair reasoning upon the plainest principles of interpretation, that when the constitution established certain qualifications, as necessary for office, it meant to exclude all others, as prerequisites. From the very nature of such a provision, the affirmation of these qualifications would seem to imply a negative of all others.
Σελίδα 34 - Parliament possessed the power of regulating the qualifications, both of the electors and the elected ; and the abuse they had made of it was a lesson worthy of our attention. They had made the changes, in both cases, subservient to their own views, or to the views of political or religious parties.
Σελίδα 132 - On this.... day of July, AD, 1917, personally appeared before me, a Notary Public, in and for the County of State of Texas, John Jones, known to me to be the person described in and who executed the foregoing instrument and who acknowledged to me that he executed the same freely and voluntarily and for the uses and purposes therein mentioned.
Σελίδα 38 - The qualifications of a representative, under the Constitution, are, that he shall have attained the age of twenty-five years, shall have been seven years a citizen of the United States, and, when elected, an inhabitant of the State in which he shall be chosen.
Σελίδα 2 - Subpenas may be issued over the signature of the chairman of the committee or any member of the committee designated by him, and may be served by any person designated by such chairman or member. The chairman of the committee or any member thereof may administer oaths to witnesses.
Σελίδα 258 - In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state or district wherein the crime shall have been committed...

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