Article Five of the United States Constitution describes the process whereby the
Constitution, the nation's frame of government, may be altered. Altering the
Constitution consists of proposing a...
The Constitution provides that an amendment may be proposed either by the ...
or by a constitutional convention called for by two-thirds of the State legislatures.
... as official notice to the Congress and to the Nation that the amendment
The amendment process is described in Article 5. Amendments can be proposed
in Congress when 2/3<sup>rd</sup> of both Houses agree. The states can play a role in ...
Jun 16, 2016 ... There are two steps: proposal and ratification. ... Either Congress or the states
can propose an amendment to the Constitution. ... English the official language,
banning the government from running budget deficits and allowing ...
Jan 30, 2010 ... There are essentially two ways spelled out in the Constitution for how to ... of the
two proposal routes is taken, the amendment must be ratified, ...
There are four ways to amend the Constitution, though only two have ever ... that
for the proposed amendment to pass, each house of Congress must pass it with ...
The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, ... of
Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment ...
Thirty–three proposed amendments to the Constitution have been submitted to
the .... and the responsible executive official proclaimed the amendment as
The Constitution specifies two different ways for amend- ments to the Constitution
to ... a two-thirds vote in both houses.1 The States can then ratify the proposed
amend- ... Convention's first official action regarding the method for amending the
Amendments can be proposed by Congress or by constitutional convention. ... In
order for an amendment to be proposed, it must have two-thirds majority support
.... and begin debating and taking action on it before receiving official notice.
There are actually four different ways, but only one is widely used: ... Two-thirds
of the states can ask Congress to call a constitutional convention in ... To be
ratified, three-fourths of the state legislatures must approve the proposed