The Article V Convention to Propose Constitutional Amendments: Contemporary Issues for Congress

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This report looks at how Article V of the Constitution allows Congress to propose amendments, specifically the process of organizing an Article V Convention, a method which has never been used and which is only breifly outlined in the Constitution.

Creator(s): Neale, Thomas H.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: July 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Neale, Thomas H.

Specialist in American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: July 9, 2012
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This report looks at how Article V of the Constitution allows Congress to propose amendments, specifically the process of organizing an Article V Convention, a method which has never been used and which is only breifly outlined in the Constitution.

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For more information, see CRS Report R42592, The Article V Convention for Proposing Constitutional Amendments: Historical Perspectives for Congress

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36 pages.

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