U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition)

Grand Convention at Philadelphia, May to September, 1787, Quill Project 2019 Edition.

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Session 3730: 1787-09-03 10:00:00

Report of the Committee on Interstate Comity and Bankruptcy and First Report of Committee on Postponed Matters amended and accepted.

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Report of the Committee on Interstate Comity and Bankruptcy (Amended)

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[Report of the Committee on Interstate Comity and Bankruptcy as Amended by the Convention]

That the following additions be made to the report vizt

after the word “States” in the last line on the margin of the 3rd page, add

“To establish uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies”

— and insert the following as the 16th article vizt.

“Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and Judicial proceedings of every other State, and the Legislature may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records, and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof.”

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