Unformatted text preview: -There are no specific rules in the constitution saying how many people attend this convention, or where, or how long, there is no time limit in the constitution. It is up to the states.-ERA was a proposed amendment that a 7 year time limit was placed on but was not approved 4) The “Lost Amendment” The 27 th amendment “Need to read about this”-Was in the original bill of rights-Only three states ratified this-It was then forgotten about, and it was re introduced later by a student-This had to do with pay raises 5) Miscellaneous facts-Last year a gay marriage proposal to ban gay marriage was passed threw the house but not passed by 2/3 of the senate-If congress votes itself a pay raise it does not take affect until the next presidential term, but congress is not stupid enough to do this right before an election-State constitutions are longer than the Federal constitutions...
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- Spring '08
- Government, time limit, Balances- constitutional safeguards