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AMENDMENT [əˈmen(d)mənt]

amendment (noun) · amendments (plural noun) · Amendment (noun) · Amendments (plural noun)

  • a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc.:
  • an article added to the US Constitution:
Synonyms: revision . alteration . change . modification . qualification . adaptation . adjustment . edit . editing . rewrite . rewriting . redraft . redrafting . recasting . rephrasing . rewording . reworking . reform . update . revamp . reshaping . correction . emendation . improvement . enhancement . clarification . updation .

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1. Amendment: [noun] the process of altering or amending a law or document (such as a constitution) by parliamentary or constitutional procedure

2. Amendment definition, the act ofamending or the state of being amended

3. 29 rows · The only Amendment to be ratified through the state convention method thus far is the …

4. Amendment, in government and law, an addition or alteration made to a constitution, statute, or legislative bill or resolution

5. Amendments can be made to existing constitutions and statutes and are also commonly made to bills in the course of their passage through a legislature.

6. 28 rows · A brief synopsis of the Amendments to the U.S

7. First Amendment First Amendment Annotated Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a …

8. In 1933, the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment—better known as “prohibition”—banning the manufacture and sale of alcohol in the United States

9. Though neither has ever come close to happening, two other Amendments have been the subject of repeal discussion over the years: the 16th Amendment establishing the federal income tax

10. The First Amendment guarantees freedoms concerning religion, expression, assembly, and the right to petition

11. The Amendment was rejected (and not subsequently ratified) by Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Utah

12. 9 The Seventeenth Amendment was proposed by Congress on May 13, 1912, when it passed the House, 48 Cong

13. Second Amendment Second Amendment Annotated A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.

14. The Amendment of pleadings and judgments is regulated by state codes of Civil Procedure and the rules of federal civil procedure

15. A constitution or a statute may be changed by an Amendment

16. A will, trust, corporate charter, and other legal documents are also subject to Amendment

17. The Second Amendment, ratified in 1791, is one of 10 Amendments that form the Bill of Rights

18. Amendment synonyms, Amendment pronunciation, Amendment translation, English dictionary definition of Amendment

19. The act of changing for the better; improvement: "Society may sometimes show signs of repentance and Amendment"

20. Amendment Summary: 27 Updates to the U.S

21. The Constitution of the United States provides two methods for making Amendments

22. The United States Congress can pass a bill setting out a proposed Amendment by a vote of two thirds in each body.

23. Chicago,21 where a plurality of the Court, overturning prior precedent, found that the Second Amendment is incorporated through the Fourteenth Amendment and is thus enforceable against the states.22 Relevant to this question, the Court examined whether the right to keep and bear arms is “fundamental to our scheme of ordered liberty”23 or

24. 22nd Amendment Two-Term Limit on Presidency

25. An Amendment is a formal or official change made to a law, contract, constitution, or other legal document.It is based on the verb to amend, which means to change for better.Amendments can add, remove, or update parts of these agreements

26. Only the legislative branch is involved in the Amendment

27. What does Amendment mean? The definition of an Amendment is a change, addition, or rephrasing of something, most often with the intention of impro

28. In order to make changes, corrections, or add information to an income tax return that has been filed and accepted by the IRS or State Tax Agency, you must file a tax Amendment to correct your federal or state tax return

29. If you have prepared and eFiled a 2020 Tax Return via, you can prepare your Amendment right from your account.

30. Find 39 ways to say Amendment, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.

31. The form also provides you with space to explain your reasons for filing the Amendment

32. The Eleventh Amendment is best read as a specific repeal of a party-based grant of jurisdiction originally found in Article III

33. The Amendment withdraws jurisdiction of federal courts over “any suit in law or equity

34. One of the ways that the Constitution is changed is through the Amendment process.It can be an arduous process, requiring agreement by many different segments of society and the government, and it does not always work out.But it is the only way to make a permanent change to the Constitution.

35. Constitutional Amendment Process

36. The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived from Article V of the Constitution.After Congress proposes an Amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who heads the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification process under the provisions of 1 U.S.C

37. Tenth Amendment: In this 1789 draft of the Bill of Rights, the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution appears as Article the Twelfth, reserving to the states or to the people powers not delegated to the federal government


39. This Agreement may be amended by mutual consent of the parties, provided that the terms of any material Amendment shall be approved by: (a) the Trust’s Board of Trustees or by a vote of a majority of the outstanding voting securities of the Fund (as required by the 1940 Act), and (b) the vote of a majority of those Trustees of the Trust who are not “interested persons” of any

40. Amendment翻譯:修改,修訂,修正, 修正案,修正條款。了解更多。

41. 2 synonyms of Amendment from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 14 related words, definitions, and antonyms

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43. Amendment: a change designed to correct or improve a written work.

44. Amendment 22 - Presidential Term Limits <<Back Table of Contents Next>>

45. The Amendment thus does not guarantee trial by jury in cases under maritime law, in lawsuits against the government itself, and for many parts of patent claims

46. Responding to these concerns, five state ratification conventions recommended a constitutional Amendment guaranteeing the …

47. The Tenth Amendment of the Bill of Rights was put into the United States Constitution on September 5, 1789, and was voted for by 9 out of 12 states on December 15, 1791

48. The text of the Tenth Amendment is very short and says the following:

49. Amendment definition: An Amendment is a section that is added to a law or rule in order to change it

50. Amendment placed restrictions on judicial scrutiny of post of Prime Minister

51. The Amendment was introduced and passed in the Lok Sabha on 7 August 1975 and again introduced and passed in the Rajya Sabha on 8 August 1975

52. As many as 17 State Assemblies, summoned on Saturday, 9 August ratified this Amendment and President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad

53. Passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified on December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States and provides that "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.".

54. On June 16, 1866, the House Joint Resolution proposing the 14th Amendment to the Constitution was submitted to the states

55. On July 28, 1868, the 14th Amendment was declared, in a certificate of the Secretary of State, ratified by the necessary 28 of the 37 States, and …

56. To the State's Twenty-first Amendment argument, the Court replied that the Amendment ''primarily created an exception to the normal operation of the Commerce Clause'' and that its ''relevance

57. Next, the Amendment requires states not to “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.” This Due Process Clause, as it’s known, is a wellspring of rights

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