U.S. Const. amend. XIII

Current through 2010
Section Amendment XIII - Slavery and Involuntary Servitude

SECTION 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

SECTION 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

US. Const. art. AMENDMENTS § Amendment XIII