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amendment

A written description of a change (or changes) to, or formal clarification of, a protocol.

amendment

Amended application, revised application Clinical trials Any protocol change which occurs after activation of a trial Government A change in an existing law. See Doggett amendment, Helms amendment, Social Security Amendments of 1983, Synar amendment.
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In condemning the harshness of Stevens' original version of the 14th Amendment, a colleague asked him if he could build a penitentiary large enough for the millions of people living in the South.
Though he kept his word to the anti-Federalists, Madison actually thought that the amendments were "unnecessary and dangerous.
Other state courts have indicated that they, too, will read their Blaine amendments as prohibiting aid to religious schools, regardless of whether the aid is given directly by the state or indirectly through parents and students.
Nevertheless, Martinez filed a civil suit under Section 1983, claiming that the interrogation of him violated both his Fifth Amendment right against compelled self-incrimination and his Fourteenth Amendment due process rights.
For an existing plan, the remedial amendment period begins on the date the amendment is adopted or is put into effect, whichever is earlier.
DeMar invoked the Second Amendment in an interview with the Tribune, but it was the last time anyone mentioned the right to keep and bear arms in connection with the case.
If Bush were to spend his political capital fighting for partial privatization of Social Security and expend none of his influence on pushing the marriage amendment, the Arlington Group maintained that outrage would be fostered in the "countless voters who stood with [Bush] just a few weeks ago, including an unprecedented number of African-Americans, Latinos and Catholics who broke with tradition and supported the president solely because of the issue.
Under Sherman's amendment, those emergency exceptions would not include the $2.
of Health, Education and Welfare issues regulations based on Moss amendments.
The Amendments streamline the provisions for the state plan for VR services by reducing the former 36 state plan provisions to 24, and by limiting the circumstances under which a new State plan or plan amendment must be submitted to the Rehabilitation Services Administration.
It's important to realize these amendments are not just coming out against the Small Business Administration or more conspicuous forms of legislation," says Lee.