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 Twenty-seventh Amendment (Amendment XXVII) to the United States
Constitution prohibits ..... Certification of the 27th Amendment at National
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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
The 27th Amendment deals with the salary of the members of Congress. It
prohibits any law from increasing or decreasing the salary from taking effect and
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
Virginia served as a Delegate, Representative, and Fourth President of the ...
The 27th Amendment prevents members of Congress from granting themselves a
pay raise or other change in compensation without the consent of the ...
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Amendment by PhD and Masters students from Stanford, Harvard, Berkeley.
Dec 12, 2016 ... The Constitution's 27th Amendment — sometimes known as the “Compensation”
or “Rip Van Winkle” amendment — reads: “No law, varying ...