This section is from the book "The Law Of Contracts", by William Herbert Page. Also available from Amazon: Commercial Contracts: A Practical Guide to Deals, Contracts, Agreements and Promises.
No member of or delegate to Congress, or resident commissioner, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom. But this article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exceptions of Section 116 of Act of Congress, approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats. 1109).