The preceding words in parentheses were superseded by the 20th Amendment, section 2.)

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AMENDMENT XX
Passed by Congress March 2, 1932. Ratified January 23, 1933.

Section 2.
The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day.

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