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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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The central question in the Senate Reform Reference was whether one or another amendment procedure should be used to affect a series of separate changes to the Senate of Canada.
4) Biennial Amendment 9-Pertained to the House of Delegate and was not heard because of the actions in the "Special House"
In condemning the harshness of Stevens' original version of the 14th Amendment, a colleague asked him if he could build a penitentiary large enough for the millions of people living in the South.
Fair Wisconsin, the main group fighting the ban, has recruited volunteers in each of the state s seventy-two counties to educate people in their own communities about the ramifications of the constitutional amendment.
Although the First Amendment guarantees a free press, there have always been tensions between the press and the government.
At the time of the search in Acevedo, the police did not have probable cause to believe that contraband was hidden in any other part of the vehicle, and, thus, an entire search of it would have been without probable cause and, therefore, unreasonable under the Fourth Amendment.
* The proposed amendment exceeds the purpose and scope of a draft model uniform statute on taxpayer disclosure requirements.
Campbell, representing the Butchers' Benevolent Association, argued that the amendment's Privileges or Immunities Clause secured the right of butchers to pursue their calling without unreasonable interference from the state.
That's why our amendment helps reverse the president's repeated cuts on small business assistance.
Students who have taken classes covering the media or the First Amendment (i.e.
It took some prodding from reporters to get Bush to discuss the marriage amendment. The FMA, which stalled in the last Congress, would declare: "Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman.
Although the amendments appeared foreboding, relief was provided in the form of a subjective test.