constitutional amendment
A change to the U.S. Constitution. A constitutional amendment usually starts as a joint resolution in Congress. To take effect, an amendment must be passed by a two-thirds vote of both the House and the Senate, and then get approval from three-quarters of state legislatures.
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constitutional amendment
The means by which an alteration to the U.S. Constitution, whether a modification, deletion, or addition, is accomplished.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


constitutional amendment
The means by which an alteration to the U.S. Constitution, whether a modification, deletion, or addition, is accomplished.

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