United States Bill of Rights 1789

Twelve articles of amendment to the Constitution, introduced in September 1789 by Congress.

Joint: Committee for Enrolled Bills

A joint standing committee created 'to examine the enrolments of all bills as the same shall pass the two Houses, and, after being signed by the Speaker of [the] House, and the president of the Senate, to present them forthwith to the President of the United States, for his approbation.'

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Session 582: 1789-07-31 11:00:00

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