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  • Info An amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal document. more...
  • Individual invasion of individual rights is not the subject matter of the amendment.
  • At that time it entered into force only for those States that had accepted the amendment.
  • The bill will be referred to standing committee, which may make amendments.
  • The manner in which constitutional amendments are finally recorded takes two main forms.
  • The proposal was eventually passed after some amendments to make it more democratic.
  • Since its original passage, Congress has passed several amendments to this act.
  • The amendment states that the federal government has only those powers specifically granted by the Constitution.
  • A change to the name of the state would require a constitutional amendment.
  • Twenty-six amendments have been enacted since the Constitution first came into operation.
  • Johnson says that he is the author of the original amendment.
  • Also, any citizen may seek a decision on an amendment they want to make to the constitution.
  • The amendment and the process of passing it were the subject of his film Lincoln.
  • In several other amendment cases, the ratification process took over a century.
  • In addition to these changes in practice, there have been many amendments and changes to the actual text.
  • Thirty states have passed state constitutional amendments defining marriage as being between one man and one woman.
  • Amendments to the school law, the Scottish legal system, and the railway laws were passed.
  • This Congress passed the ten amendments now called the Bill of Rights.
  • However this right has since been qualified by the Twenty-seventh Amendment.
  • Not all amendments proposed will receive sufficient support to be placed on the ballot.
  • Amendment supporters also argued that the slave system had negative effects on white people.
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Meaning of amendment

  • noun The act of amending or correcting
  • noun A statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)