Oath of office - Constitution Of Pennsylvania § 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.
     (May 17, 1966, 1965 P.L.1928, J.R.10)

        1966 Amendment.  Joint Resolution No.10 renumbered former
     section 3 to present section 6 and added present section 3.
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