The Constitution for the United States of America

Article 1
Section 6 - Paragraph 2

No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United States, which shall have increased during such time; and no person holding any office under the United States, shall be a member of either House during his continuance in office

The bills concerned with spending the People's money are to originate in the House where the Representatives are directly elected by the People.

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