How many amendments does the Virginia State Constitution have?
There have been 6 revisions. Amendments are made often, so you'd have to specify a specific time for this answer.
it has 17 amendments including 2 8-A so don't call it 19
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Since 1974, when the current Louisiana constitution was put into effect, 214 amendments were proposed and 151 were approved. Amendments by year may be found in the related l…ink below
It requires a 2/3 majority which is 34 states.
I tried counting when i looked through the document and found 44 amendments. Not sure if this is right. The amendments are found at the end of each section that has been amend…ed. I just counted those.
2/3 of each house of congress, then 3/4ths of the states. so 38 states.
27. See link: http://www.usconstitution.net/const.html
27... Here's a list.. Amendment 1 - Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression Amendment 2 - Right to Bear Arms Amendment 3 - Quartering of Soldiers Amendment 4 - Search an…d Seizure Amendment 5 - Trial and Punishment, Compensation for Takings Amendment 6 - Right to Speedy Trial, Confrontation of Witnesses Amendment 7 - Trial by Jury in Civil Cases Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment Amendment 9 - Construction of Constitution Amendment 10 - Powers of the States and People Amendment 11 - Judicial Limits Amendment 12 - Choosing the President, Vice President Amendment 13 - Slavery Abolished Amendment 14 - Citizenship Rights Amendment 15 - Race No Bar to Vote Amendment 16 - Status of Income Tax Clarified Amendment 17 - Senators Elected by Popular Vote Amendment 18 - Liquor Abolished Amendment 19 - Women's Suffrage Amendment 20 - Presidential, Congressional Terms Amendment 21 - Amendment 18 Repealed Amendment 22 - Presidential Term Limits Amendment 23 - Presidential Vote for District of Columbia Amendment 24 - Poll Taxes Barred Amendment 25 - Presidential Disability and Succession Amendment 26 - Voting Age Set to 18 Years Amendment 27 - Limiting Congressional Pay Increases
all 50 states
Pennsylvania has 27 ammendments.
Tennessee constitution has 8 amendments
There are two methods established in the Virginia constitution for amending it. One is a constitutional amendment as outlined in Section 1 or Article 12. The other is a consti…tutional convention as stated in Section 2.
In US Constitution
The Amendment process is the formal way to change the Constitution. An amendment may be proposed by two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress or by a convention called by Con…gress at the request of two-thirds of the state legislatures. Ratification of an amendment takes three-fourths of the states to approve.
In Rhode Island
It has 15 articles.
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Three fourths of the states must agree to an amendment before it becomes law. But it first must be decided whether the states will do this by way of their legislatures, or by …way of state conventions. Congress tells the states which one they must use, but that is the only involvement of Congress. From then on, the states alone determine if a proposal will become an amendment.
Yes, on November 7, 2006. On February 13, 2014, a US District Court ruled Virginia's ban on same-gender marriages to be unconstitutional. The amendment used to say: . O…nly a union between one man and one woman may be a marriage valid in or recognized by this Commonwealth and its political subdivisions. This Commonwealth and its political subdivisions shall not create or recognize a legal status for relationships of unmarried individuals that intends to approximate the design, qualities, significance, or effects of marriage. Nor shall this Commonwealth or its political subdivisions create or recognize another union, partnership, or other legal status to which is assigned the rights, benefits, obligations, qualities, or effects of marriage..
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38, or 3/4 of the states must approve of the amendment before it can me added to the Constitution. This process does not have to happen simultaneously. It's typically for the …process to take several months or even years. As soon as the criteria is reached, the amendment passes. Four amendments, some as far back as 1789 are still technically pending approval.