Proposed Amendment

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School Prayer Amendment - History
... Democratic Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia proposed the amendment in 1962, 1973, 1979, 1982, 1993, 1995, and 1997 ... majority, had long been proposing such an amendment but was preoccupied with a competing, more general amendment allowing for "religious freedoms" proposed by ... from Oklahoma's 5th congressional district, proposed the amendment on May 8, 1997 ...
Mississippi Constitution - Contents - Article 15. Amendments To The Constitution
... Amendments may be made by either the Mississippi Legislature or by initiative (Section 273) ... For Legislature-proposed amendments, 2/3 of each house must approve plus a majority of the voters ... The number of signatures required for an initiative-proposed amendment must be at least 12 percent of the total votes cast for Governor of Mississippi in the most ...
Texas Constitutional Amendment Election, 2007 - Proposition 12
64) is the constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Transportation Commission in an amount not to exceed $5 billion to provide funding for highway ... Comments by supporters The proposed amendment would help the state finance transportation projects ... The proposed amendment also would provide a new source of revenue that the state could use to secure bonds for transportation projects ...
Online Privacy Protection Act - Proposed Amendment
... The amendments would require rivacy polic to be no more than 100 words, be written in clear and concise language, be written at no greater than an 8th grade reading level, and to ...
List Of Methods Of Constitutional Amendment - Americas - U.S. State Constitutions - California
... There are three methods for proposing an amendment the California State Constitution by the legislature, by constitutional convention, and by voter initiative ... To become part of the constitution, a proposed amendment must be approved by a majority of voters, regardless of the method by which it was proposed ... With the legislative method, a proposed amendment must be approved by an absolute supermajority of two-thirds of the membership of each house ...

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    William Howard Taft (1857–1930)