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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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Rather, the Supreme Court referred to the Miranda provisions as a "prophylactic rule" (4) and invited Congress and the states to devise alternative means of protecting the Fifth Amendment right against compelled self-incrimination.
The Balanced Budget Amendment most likely will come up again during the next session of Congress.
Rather than requiring such bonding, the amendments would order companies to establish a fully-funded trust, establish a qualified line of credit, or fund remediation with working capital.
During the debate of the Amendments at a recent House of Assembly session on 13 December 2006, Minister of Finance, Paula Cox stated, "The purpose of the amendments to the Companies Act is to ensure that Bermuda based businesses operate within a legal and regulatory framework that promotes growth and investment.
Constitutional scholars continue to debate whether that right is limited to the "well-regulated militia" mentioned in the Amendment or whether it is a personal right of every American.
The constitutional amendment, which was heavily promoted by Religious Right organizations, would limit marriage to one man and one woman, reflecting evangelical church teaching.
Last week, the Senate passed a version of the legislation that made no mention of the Schiff amendment.
Pelosi's going public earned her a personal thank-you on the House floor from Representative Baldwin, who notes that Democrats have gone out of their way to fight Bush's amendment.
The Kentucky and Delaware state legislatures also voted against ratification--and thus the amendment failed for lack of the constitutionally required three-fourths majority.
The proposed amendment exceeds the purpose and scope of a draft model uniform statute on taxpayer disclosure requirements.
Hall alleges Santa Clarita's move to bypass environmental review in enacting the sphere amendment violates a Superior Court ruling from a 2004 lawsuit challenging a city plan to annex parts of the Las Lomas site.