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If the amendment had been ratified, the members of state legislatures would elect members to the United States Senate, rather than the residents of the states.
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If the attempt had been successful then, pursuant to Section 3 of the amendment, John Nance Garner would have become President on March 4, 1933.
If a majority of those voting, as well as separate majorities in each of a majority of states, ( and where appropriate a majority of people in any affected state ) vote in favour of the amendment, it is presented for Royal Assent, given in the Queen's name by the Governor-General.
If a federal or provincial law has been held contrary to the division of power provisions of one of the various constitution acts, the legislature or parliament must either live with the result, amend the law so that it complies, or obtain an amendment to the constitution.
If one tenth of the members motions for a referendum to block the amendment and one third of Parliament backs the motion, a referendum will be held.
In a July 3, 1984 editorial, the board wrote: If Washington still wants to ' do something ' about immigration, we propose a five-word constitutional amendment: There shall be open borders.
If amendments are permitted under the rules governing floor action on the bill they are debated and voted upon at the time of the amendment ( although common practice usually permits the House to debate several amendments without immediately voting on them, then voting back-to-back at the end of the series of amendments.
If he accepted the amendment, he would be seen as abandoning the Irish Unionists, but on the other hand if the amendment was carried it might disrupt the government by causing a split between the Liberals and Irish Nationalists, dissolving Parliament.
If the Corwin amendment had passed, any future amendment to the United States Constitution " interfering with the domestic institutions of the state " ( i. e. slavery ) would have been banned.
If such correction ( called scrivener's amendment ) affects property rights then it must be approved by those affected by it.
If the amendment affects provincial powers or boundaries, or if it amends the Bill of Rights, at least six of the nine provinces in the National Council of Provinces must also vote for it.
If the president does not agree to sign a bill, amendment or act on the second time that it has been put before them, they are given no other choice but to leave the office to make way for a new president.
If the constitution is amended, identical wording of the amendment must be approved by both the Sejm and the Senate.
If passed, the amendment would have restricted future marriages to opposite-sex couples but would not have invalidated the approximately 8, 000 same-sex marriage licenses already issued.
If the Government declare that the State has become obliged, pursuant to the Agreement, to give effect to the amendment of this Constitution referred to therein, then, notwithstanding Article 46 hereof, this Constitution shall be amended as follows:
If a declaration under this section is made, this subsection and subsection 3, other than the amendment of this Constitution effected thereby, and subsection 5, of this section shall be omitted from every official text of this Constitution published thereafter, but notwithstanding such omission this section shall continue to have the force of law.
If the Bill is presented to the President for assent, he shall assent to the Bill in not later than ten days. If it is not a Money Bill, the President may return the Bill to the Majlis-e-Shoora with a message requesting that the Bill be reconsidered and that an amendment specified in the message be considered.
The Majlis-e-Shoora shall reconsider the Bill in a joint sitting. If the Bill is passed again, with or without amendment, by vote of the majority of the members present and voting, it shall be presented to the President and the President shall give his assent within ten days ; failing which such assent shall be deemed to have been given.
If more than 50 % of the voters approve the referendum then the constitutional amendment is approved and goes into effect.
If the proposition is approved by more than 50 % of all voters who vote, it becomes a part of the state constitution ( if it is a proposed amendment ) or the state's statutes ( if it is a proposed statute ) in the same manner and having the same legal effect as if it had been passed by the state legislature and signed by the governor.
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If the bluff failed and they ran into trouble, Brannon had told the others, they would withdraw -- and he would come after his son another time.
If he wondered whether the attackers would allow him to pull away unmolested, he had his answer a moment later.
If the Union conceded this to them, the same right must be conceded to each remaining state whenever it saw fit to secede: This would destroy the federal balance between it and the states, and in the end sacrifice to the sovereignty of the states all the liberty the citizens had gained by their Union.
If a child had a single drop of Negro blood, he would revert to the ancestral line which, except as slaves under a superior race, had not made one step of progress in 3,000 years.
If he had been `` liquidated '' in some way, he would have become a martyr, a rallying point for people who shared his ideas.
If in any one calculation Ptolemy had had to invoke 83 epicycles all at once, while Copernicus never required more than one third this number, then ( in the sense obvious to Margenau ) Ptolemaic astronomy would be simpler than Copernican.
If Hammarskjold had not wanted the list disposed of in this manner, and if Bang-Jensen had not wanted it -- who had ordered it??
If Gorton wanted peace and quiet for his complicated meditations this is where he should have had it.
If his circumspection in regard to Philip's sensibilities went so far that he even refused to grant a dispensation for the marriage of Amadee's daughter, Agnes, to the son of the dauphin of Vienne -- a truly peacemaking move according to thirteenth-century ideas, for Savoy and Dauphine were as usual fighting on opposite sides -- for fear that he might seem to be favoring the anti-French coalition, he would certainly never take the far more drastic step of ordering the return of Gascony to Edward, even though, as he admitted to the English ambassadors, he had been advised that the original cession was invalid.
If this capacity had not failed them, they would see that their enemy has made a disastrous miscalculation.
If he had had a son, he would tell him, `` Gather ye rosebuds while ye may This same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be dying ''.
If he had any worries, it was only the small ones, about Mother in New York, and his daughter Edwina and what she might be doing at this hour, with her Aunt Asia, in Philadelphia.
If our SAC bombers were, today, capable of surviving a surprise missile attack and because of infinite dispersion or long endurance had the capability to strike at Russia again, and again, and again, those bombers would unquestionably assure our military dominance.
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If it were not for an old professor who made me read the classics I would have been stymied on what to do, and now I understand why they are classics ; ;
If his scholarship and formal musicianship were not all they might have been, Mercer demonstrated at an early age that he was gifted with a remarkable ear for rhythm and dialect.
If he borrowed money from Shakespeare or with his help, he would now have been able to repay the loan.
If it were not for the effect of destructive agencies, sawtimber growth would have been nearly twice as great as the 47 billion board feet in 1952.
If the superintendents do not receive more cooperation from Handlers, it has been suggested that licensed Judges also be qualified to judge this Class.
If private brand competition hasn't been felt in your product field as yet, have you thought how you will cope with it if and when it does appear??
If companies will take the time to give objective consideration to their major problems and to the questions they provoke, then a long constructive step will have been taken toward more effective marketing in next decade.
If Blanche had been honest, she would have yelled, slammed at least a couple of doors, and thrown a few little, valueless things.
If cell Af has not previously been assigned as the information cell of a form in the text-form list, it is now assigned as the information cell of Af.
If each text form is marked when matched with a dictionary form, the text forms not contained in the dictionary can be identified when all dictionary forms have been read.
If cell Af is an information cell, it and any information cells in the Y-region that have been linked to Af each contain an address in the W-region where a potentially matching form is stored.
If anyone asked us, after we made the remark that the suffering was a bad thing, whether we should think it relevant to what we said to learn that the incident had never occurred and no pain had been suffered at all, we should say that it made all the difference in the world, that what we were asserting to be bad was precisely the suffering we thought had occurred back there, that if this had not occurred, there was nothing left to be bad, and that our assertion was in that case mistaken.
If the retailer and hotelman's downtown unit sales have been decreasing, however, his dollar volume continues to rise, and it is dollars which you put in the bank.
If the distant patron of the suburban branch has been frightened away from downtown by traffic problems, however, the city store can only pressure the politicians to do something about the highways or await the completion of the federal highway program.
If Cynewulf was literate, the Beowulf poet may have been also, and so may the final redactor of The Iliad and The Odyssey.
If Depew had told any academic psychologist that he had a weird feeling of having lived through that identical convention session at some time in the past, he would have been informed that he was a victim of deja vue.
If Bridget did get any bundles of cash, the last person who would have rewarded her for services rendered would have been Lizzie Borden.
If it were primarily a believing fellowship, it would recruit believers from all social and economic ranks, something which most congregations of the New Protestantism ( with a few notable exceptions ) have not been able to do.
If it was designed to put me on the spot, it would have to have been written before Peralta ever called me in on the case ''.