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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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Jharkhand BJP president Lakshman Giluwa told reporters that the meeting of tribal leaders has been called to discuss the amendments in the two land acts.
Congressman and New York Times publisher Henry Raymond accused Stevens of designing the amendment so that Southern states could not adopt it.
Later that year, Madison was elected to the first House of Representatives, and he promptly introduced a series of amendments based on declarations of rights in state constitutions and in other foundational legal documents from around the world.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on August 9, 2005, amendments to appendix A of Regulation CC (Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks) that reflect the restructuring of the Federal Reserve's check-processing operations in the Twelfth District.
The lawyers who filed the suits tried a variety of arguments, citing privacy, the Second Amendment, and a similar provision in the Illinois Constitution's Bill of Rights ("Subject only to the police power, the right of the individual citizen to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed").
Indeed, during the interview aboard Air Force One, Bush said "nothing will happen" anytime soon on the amendment for lack of support in the Senate.
Now the Bush administration wants to change the positive inclusive direction of our Constitution by calling for an amendment that authorizes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
That says that 47 Republicans don't trust this president when Halliburton is in the room,'' said Sherman, who sponsored the amendment.
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.
For a new plan, the remedial amendment period would begin on the date the plan is put into effect if it has a disqualifying provision (or in the absence of a provision).
Hill-Burton Act amendments allow federal grants to public and not-for-profit organizations to build nursing homes; also provide first federal standards for design and construction of these facilities.