27th Amendment - Congressional Pay Limitation
The Twenty-seventh Amendment prohibits any law that increases or decreases the salary of members of the Congress from taking effect until the beginning of the next set of terms of office for Representatives. It is the most recent amendment...
Ratified: May 7, 1992
The amendment became part of the United States Constitution on May 7, 1992,
following a ..... "Both Chambers Rush to Accept 27th Amendment on Salaries".
The 27th amendment is unique in that it took nearly 200 years since it was
proposed to actually be ratified by the states. The 27th amendment deals with
Amendment XXVIINo law, varying the compensation for the services of the
Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of
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The 27th Amendment Image courtesy of Library of Congress James Madison of
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Twenty-Seventh Amendment. The Twenty-seventh Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution reads: No law, varying the compensation for the services of Senators
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27th Amendment Annotations. Regulating Congressional Pay. Referred to the
state legislatures at the same time as those proposals that eventually became the