According to Article V of the US Constitution, 3/4 of the states are needed to ratify a Constitutional amendment. As there are currently 50 states, 38 states are needed to do this.
The number of states needed to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment is 38 out of the 50 states. This is over 75% of the total states.
3 quarters of the states to pass it
i think 17
The United States Congress has the final authority to ratify a Constitutional amendment. This power was supported by the Supreme Court's decision in Coleman v. Miller in 1939.
1. 3/4 of the legislatures in the states must ratify any amendment. 2. 3/4 of the states must have individual constitutional conventions to ratify the amendment.
3/4 of the states' approval is needed to ratify an amendment, if that's what you mean.
It currently requires 3/4ths or 38, not 34, states to ratify an amendment to the United States Constitution.
Ratify is what is necessary to change or make a new amendment to the constitution. If 2/3rds of the states vote to accept the amendment, the amendment passes and is changed or added to the constitutional amendments.
Only the States can ratify a constitutional amendment. The President can veto legislation putting the amendment up for ratification, but can be overridden by the normal process in the Senate.
what is the time limit for states to ratify an amendment
Three-fourths of the several states.
75% of states (38 States in today's Union of 50 States)
In order for a constitutional amendment to be added, three-fourths of the states must ratify it. With 50 states, this number is 38 states. The process of amending the constitution must be completed within 7 years.
The Twenty-seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution took 202 years to ratify. The ratification was submitted in 1789 and was not put in place until 1992.
38 states or more
No branch of Congress ratifies an amendment. 2/3s of both houses (House and Senate) propose an amendment and send the proposed amendment out to the states for ratification. 3/4s of the states are needed to "ratify" an amendment. This is found in Article 5 of the Constitution.
3/4 of the several states must ratify an amendment for it to become law.
9 states were needed to ratify the Constitution
i believe its 38.
None. Under Article V of the Constitution, only Congress or a commissioned Convention can propose a constitutional amendment, it is ratified by the states, and it cannot be vetoed by the President.
2/3 of all the US. states can hold a "States Conference" To ratify or change any amendment
An amendment can be prevented from passing if it does not get enough votes to be proposed (2/3 of both houses in Congress, through a constitutional convention called by 2/3 state legislatures). If an amendment is proposed it can still be prevented from passing by not getting enough votes ( 3/4 of legislatures in states must ratify, or 3/4 of the states must have individual constitutional conventions to ratify it.)