Talk:Additional amendments to the United States Constitution
Why isn't the entirety of the Constitution still in one document? Whose idiot idea was it to split them into three different pages?
- Shouldn't there at least be a "see also" at the bottom of each, referring to the other two? 22.214.171.124 14:24, 9 August 2006 (UTC)
Seriously somebody but these back in one document. This is completley inane.
I'm not aware of why it is separate, but there is probably a good reason. We should try to find who made those decisions. Anyway, I agree that it would be good to have it all on a single page, using either transclusion or WS:LST. John Vandenberg (chat) 01:42, 12 February 2008 (UTC)
the 16th amendment.
the information on this amendment is not true. the 16th amendment was never ratified. so there for it has no legal basis. thought everyone should know this fact! —unsigned comment by 126.96.36.199 (talk) .
- w:Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution#Adoption. Ratified by 42 states (more than the 3/4 required). --Eliyak T·C 00:53, 17 January 2011 (UTC)
the twenty-second amendment repealed
112th CONGRESS H. J. RES. 17
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President .
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 7, 2011
Mr. SERRANO introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President .
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:
Amendment XXIII ratification date
The page currently states that the 23rd Amendment was ratified March 19, 1961. According to http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/constitution_amendments_11-27.html, the 23rd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States was "Ratified March 29, 1961." —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 2012-09-02T17:21:44
These don't seem to link to a source. While this page makes a nice summary of each amendment's effective additions, the original sources of each amendment would be documents like File:11th Amendment Pg1of1 AC.jpg and File:12th Amendment Pg1of1 AC.jpg and would be individually transcribed. djr13 (talk) 10:40, 20 November 2013 (UTC)
Amendment XVIII, Section 2 - Error
The text of Amendment XVIII, Section 2, as reported on this page, is incorrect. For "The Congress and all of the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.", instead read "The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation." Simply compare the language at senate.gov, and the original document as previously uploaded to wikipedia. A user with power to edit this item should do so.
There are also some small inaccuracies concerning hyphenation of certain words, relative to the original documents available at archives.gov, and uploaded to the relevant Wikipedia pages.
- It's been corrected. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. Prosody (talk) 04:16, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
The 27th Amendment is already in the Bill of Rights and thus, should not be re-iterated in the "Additional Amendments" section, since the other 10 Bill of Rights Amendments are not included on this page. Perhaps this is due to its later ratification date, but that does not change the reality that the amendment comes from the Bill of Rights, and unless all other Bill of Rights amendments were also put on this page, it should be removed, as well.
- It's not normally enumerated as one of the amendments in the Bill of Rights owing to not being ratified at the same time. It might be a good idea to supplement the current United States Bill of Rights page which contains all 12 originally approved by Congress with one that only lists those ratified in 1791, I'm not sure what a good source text of that would be. Prosody (talk) 21:26, 26 March 2017 (UTC)