Amendment 27 was passed in May 1992. It was originally submitted on September 25, 1789. It prohibits any law that can increase or decrease the salary of members of Congress from taking affect during the current term.
What amendment was the most recent one to be passed?
The 27th one was most recent one to be passed.
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Which amendmment was the most recent to be passed The 27th amendment was the most recent one to pass?
Amendment 27 - Limiting Congressional Pay Increases. Ratified 5/7/1992.
How many amendments have been added since the first ten?
17 amendments for a total of 27. The 11th Amendment was passed in 1795, which laid the basis for sovereign immunity and the most recent one was passed in 1992 which delays laws affecting Congressional salary. ...
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Anything noteworthy today in history 31st of January-?
One of the most notable events this day in history is that the House of Representatives passed a constitutional amendment to abolish slavery. This amendment was passed on January 31, 1865. ...
How many amendments have been passed then repealed?
In the history of the United States, only one amendment has been passed and then repealed. In 1933, the Twenty-first Amendment repealed the Eighteenth Amendment, thus ending prohibition. ...
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Which amedment was the most recent one to be passed?
The 27th Amendment "Limiting Changes to Congressional Pay" Ratified: May 7, 1992 It reads: "No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of Representatives shall have intervened." ...
What was one amendment passed after the civil war?
The 13th Amendment was ratified in 1865. It specifically prohibits (abolishes) slavery in the United States. ...
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What are the laws made by the current Philippine senators?
A lot of laws have already been passed by the incumbent Philippine senators. One of the most recent bill passed is the Cybercrime Prevention Act authored by Sen. Edgardo Angara. ...
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Why was Phyllis Schlafly an important figure in the battle to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment?
Phyllis Schlafly was one of the most vocal opponents of the Equal Rights Amendment. She worked hard and long to convince people to vote against it. As such, she is an important part of the struggle to get the amendment passed, even though she was strongly opposed to it. ...
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Did Abraham Lincoln sign the 15th amendment?
No, it was passed years after he was assassinated (April 14-15, 1865). In any event, amendments are not signed officially by the President, although he may sign as a "witness" to its passage. The 13th Amendment was the last one passed and adopted while Lincoln was alive (1864/1865). The 15th Amendment was passed in February 1869 and ratified a year later. ...