Article I Section 6

Compensation for Senators and Representatives

The Senators and Representatives shall receive a compensationdef for their services, to be ascertaineddef by law, and paid out of the treasury of the United States. They shall in all cases, except treason,def felonydef and breachdef of the peace, be privilegeddef from arrestdef during their attendance at the session of their respective Houses, and in going to and returning from the same; and for any speech or debate in either House, they shall not be questioned in any other place.

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 emolumentsdef whereof shall have been increased 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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