Template for Amendment Proposed by Legislature


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

[Insert Preamble (whereas clauses) here.]

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of [insert State] assembled, That the following article is proposed to Congress to be adopted as a proposed 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:


'[Insert text of amendment here.]'.

Note: Nebraska has a unicameral legislature, so only its one house would be cited, and the resolution would not be "concurrent".