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Article V Convention for Proposing Constitutional Amendments: Historical Perspectives for Congress
Article V Convention for Proposing Constitutional Amendments: Historical Perspectives for Congress
 
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By Thomas H. Neale (au)
Year: 2012
Pages: 25
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-4578-3655-8

Product Code: 1457836556

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Article V of the U.S. Constitution provides two methods of proposing amendments. First, Congress, with the approval of two-thirds of both houses, may propose amendments to the states for ratification, a procedure used to propose all 27 current amendments to the Constitution. Second, if the legislatures of two-thirds of the states (34 at present) apply, Congress shall call a convention for considering and proposing amendments. This alternative, known as an Article V Convention, has not been implemented to date. Contents of this report: Introduction; Congress and the Article V Convention in the 21st Century; Constitutional Provisions: Article V Offers Two Modes of Amendment; šůžOriginal IntentšůĚ: The Founders Include the Article V Convention Process in the U.S. Constitution; Efforts to Summon an Article V Convention: The Experience of the 20th Century; The Role of the States in an Article V Convention; Concluding Observations. This is a print on demand report.

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