the act of amending or correcting
a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.
In public bodies; Any alteration made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion that adds, changes, substitutes, or omits.
Correction of an error in a writ or process.
An addition to and/or alteration to the Constitution.
That which is added; that which is used to increase or supplement something.
a soil amendment
an alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices
in public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting
correction of an error in a writ or process
A change in a document made by correction, adding, substituting or omitting a certain part. Amendments are the mechanism of changes introduction, further development and improvement of previously submitted or approved clinical study protocols and proposals.
A change to a principle, rule or form of legislation.
There are various amendments proposed and what is agreed is approved by the legislature.Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020
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The numerical value of Amendment in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Amendment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
But the manner in which those messages are delivered to the public cannot run afoul of the First Amendment protections that apply to all speakers, including cigarette manufacturers.
I believe past interrogation policies compromised our values, stained our national honor, and did little practical good, this amendment provides greater assurances that never again will the United States follow that dark path of sacrificing our values for our short-term security needs.
The latest proposal I made was just trying to bridge this divide between people that are holding two important views: people that are saying 'we're not going to fix health care unless we bring the cost down, which means we have to give the states some flexibility,' and people that are saying 'we can't pull the rug out from under people that are vulnerable, and I agree with both of those. They are both right positions, and my amendment was just meant to bridge the divide between those two.
ICIJ, and its parent organization the Center for Public Integrity, are media organizations shielded by the First Amendment and other legal protections from becoming an arm of law enforcement.
At the time following the Civil War, at its core, it meant all persons had the right to be protected by the police, that the laws of the country should protect all people, in the 20th century, more broader questions were litigated under the 14th Amendment, like Brown v. Board of Education -- whether segregation was constitutional. Cases involving the internment of Japanese citizens, case from the marriage equality decisions, even Roe vs. Wade have strains of equal protection language and invoke due process law.
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- корекция, поправкаBulgarian
- esmenaCatalan, Valencian
- lovændring, tilføjelse, ændringDanish
- Nachbesserung, Verfassungsänderung, Änderung, Gesetzesänderung, Zusatzartikel, Abänderung, VerbesserungGerman
- τροπολογία, τροποποίηση, διόρθωσηGreek
- lainmuutos, lakimuutos, lisäysFinnish
- 修正案, 改正Japanese
- dodatek, poprawkaPolish
- emenda, alteraçãoPortuguese
- добавка, изменение, поправка, присадкаRussian
- tebdil, düzeltme, ıslahTurkish
- sửa đổiVietnamese
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