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To change by some formal process. For example, one may amend a charter to change how a company operates. Likewise, one may amend a tax return to make it more accurate.


A change to an agreement; an attachment added after contract execution in order to modify or expand upon the original contract.

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Jharkhand BJP president Lakshman Giluwa told reporters that the meeting of tribal leaders has been called to discuss the amendments in the two land acts.
Congressman and New York Times publisher Henry Raymond accused Stevens of designing the amendment so that Southern states could not adopt it.
Recalling the recently concluded Revolutionary War, Madison said the amendments were meant "to extinguish from the bosom of every member of the community any apprehension that there are those among his countrymen who wish to deprive them of the liberty for which they valiantly fought and honorably bled.
DeMar invoked the Second Amendment in an interview with the Tribune, but it was the last time anyone mentioned the right to keep and bear arms in connection with the case.
If Bush were to spend his political capital fighting for partial privatization of Social Security and expend none of his influence on pushing the marriage amendment, the Arlington Group maintained that outrage would be fostered in the "countless voters who stood with [Bush] just a few weeks ago, including an unprecedented number of African-Americans, Latinos and Catholics who broke with tradition and supported the president solely because of the issue.
Under Sherman's amendment, those emergency exceptions would not include the $2.
As a result of Dickerson, even unintentional violations of Miranda could generate suits alleging violations of the Fifth Amendment Self-Incrimination Clause.
For a new plan, the remedial amendment period would begin on the date the plan is put into effect if it has a disqualifying provision (or in the absence of a provision).
Moss amendments to Social Security Act set new operational standards for nursing homes accepting Medicaid.
The Amendments expand options for consumer choice in several ways.