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
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 ...
To ratify an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the legislatures in three-fourths
... of Amendments · Two Official Ways an Amendment Must Be Proposed · Bill of ...
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.
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
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 order to ...
Once the bill passes both houses, the proposed amendment goes to the
The only ways to change the constitution is by adding an amendment. ... from 2/3
of the Staes can propose Amendment--without any input from Congress:
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
Create Laws, The president may sign or veto a law (subject to a 2/3rds vote in ...
Under Article V, there are two ways to propose amendments to the Constitution
and two ways to ... Congress may limit the time within which a proposed
amendment must be ... A formal accusation against a public official by the lower
house of a ...