Journal of Proceedings Clause/House Journals Clause
Each House shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such Parts as may in their Judgment require Secrecy; and the Yeas and Nays of the Members of either House on any question shall, at the Desire of one fifth of those Present, be entered on the Journal.
- James Madison's Notes of the Constitutional Convention
- United States Constitution
The Constitution of the United States.
- James Madison in the Virginia Convention