Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the U.S., Providing for the Election of the President, Vice President, and Filling Vacancies...Hearings...on H.J. Res. 2, Jan. 9, 1928.(70-1)
United States. U.S.Congress. House. Committee on election of president, vice president, and representatives of Congress
1928 - 17 pages
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Page 11 - The Congress may by law provide for the case of the death of any of the persons from whom the House of Representatives may choose a President whenever the right of choice shall have devolved upon them...
Page 5 - ... President until the House of Representatives chooses a President; and the Congress may by law provide for the case where the Vice President has not been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, declaring what officer shall then act as President, and such officer shall act accordingly until the House of Representatives chooses a President, or until the Senate chooses a Vice President.
Page 4 - The Constitution directs that Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and that such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless another day be appointed by law.
Page 2 - The committee this day met, Hon. Hays B. White (chairman) presiding. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will be in order.
Page 6 - President, whenever the right of choice devolves upon them, before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, then the Vice President chosen for the same term shall act as President until the House of Representatives chooses a President...