To become part of the Constitution, an amendment must be ratified by either—as
.... and ratification are not treated as unrelated acts but as succeeding steps in a ...
Amendments can be proposed by Congress or by constitutional convention. ...
Some parts of the procedures for proposing and ratifying amendments are well
established in federal and state laws, but others, such as the constitutional ...
After Congress proposes an amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who
... Neither Article V of the Constitution nor section 106b describe the ratification ...
o Step 3: Three-fourths of the states (38 states) ratify an amendment ... The
authors of the Constitution included the state-led amendment option for a reason.
By Kathy Gill. Article V of the Constitution outlines how to amend (modify) the
document. It consists of two steps: proposal and ratification. 1. Propose An ...
There are two major steps in the amendment process. First ... Since the
Constitution was ratified in 1789, numerous amendments to the Constitution have
This step is called ratification. To be ratified, three-fourths of the state legislatures
must approve the proposed amendment. This is the method used in almost all ...
The amendment process has two steps, proposal and ratification. The
amendment must first be proposed a 2/3 vote of congress or by 2/3 of the state.
Jan 30, 2010 ... Regardless of which of the two proposal routes is taken, the amendment must be
ratified, or approved, by three-fourths of states. There are two ...
All 27 Amendments have been ratified after two-thirds of the House and Senate
approve of the proposal and send it to the states for a vote. Then, three-fourths of