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§ 3. Oath of office

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Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (Refs & Annos)
Article VI. Public Officers (Refs & Annos)
Const. Art. 6, § 3
§ 3. Oath of office
Senators, Representatives and all judicial, State and county officers shall, before entering on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation before a person authorized to administer oaths.
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of this Commonwealth and that I will discharge the duties of my office with fidelity.”
The oath or affirmation shall be administered to a member of the Senate or to a member of the House of Representatives in the hall of the House to which he shall have been elected.
Any person refusing to take the oath or affirmation shall forfeit his office.

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Adopted May 17, 1966.
Const. Art. 6, § 3, PA CONST Art. 6, § 3
Current through May 18, 2021, Primary Election.
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