U.S. Constitution

Article I
Section 6, Clause 02

U.S. Constitution- Legislative Department

Article I. The Congress

Section 6. Rights and Disabilities of Members

Clause 1. Compensation and legal protection
Clause 2. Independence from the executive

Clause 2. Disabilities of Members

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 encreased 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.

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