Constitution of the United States - 27th Amendment


Main Document: Constitution of the United States
Date: May 7, 1992
Topics: Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution

The 27th Amendment prohibits any law which increases or decreases the salary of Congress from taking effect until the next term.

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No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened.

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