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Amend

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.

amendment

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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In response, James Madison and other supporters of the Constitution--the Federalists--promised that they would propose a set of constitutional amendments in the first session of Congress to address these concerns.
Both the Fifth and the Fourteenth Amendments protect individuals from the denial of "life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.
97-41, 98-14, 99-23, 2000-20 and 2000-27 extended the "remedial amendment period" for the GUST amendments for nongovernmental plans until the last day of the first plan year beginning after 2000.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on April 19, 2005, amendments to appendix A of Regulation CC (Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks) that reflect the restructuring of the Federal Reserve's check-processing operations in the Tenth and Twelfth Districts.
Appeals courts have rejected challenges to gun control based on the Fifth, Eighth, Ninth, 10th, and 14th amendments.
Throughout 2004, James Dobson of Focus on the Family, TV preacher Jerry Falwell and a host of other Religious Right honchos, working in a coalition called the Arlington Group, led the drive for passage of anti-gay constitutional amendments.
There should be no place in our Constitution for negative amendments, such as the one Bush proposes, which will put discrimination into that sacred document.
A spokesman referred to a policy statement that says the administration ``strongly opposes'' any amendments that are not directly related to ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Social Security amendments lift the ban on payments to public long-term care institutions; also permit direct government "vendor" payments to providers and require state licensure programs for nursing homes.
On Friday, August 7, 1998, President Clinton signed into law the Workforce Investment Act, which includes the 1998 Amendments to the Rehabilitation Act (the Act) and reauthorizes that Act for 5 years.