"will study the process of amending the U.S. Constitution".
At its post-Council 2015 meeting, the League Board approved the Constitutional Amendment study questions so that Leagues can begin to meet and discuss this all important issue. LWVUS will be asking for the results of your consensus meetings by . The consensus questions are accompanied by short PRO and CON statements that will help League members consider their responses.
Late Summer 2015-December 1, 2015 Leagues hold consensus meetings.
December 1, 2015 Consensus reports (electronic) from Leagues due to LWVUS.
Late January 2016 LWVUS Board Meeting Consensus reports and resulting position(s), if any, approved.
The first method has been used by Congress to submit 33 amendments to the states, beginning with the Bill of Rights. Of these, 27 were approved; 26 are currently in effect, while one – the 18th Amendment (Prohibition) — was ultimately repealed. The second method, an Article V Convention, has never been successfully invoked."---From Committee's Reading Guide, above. Articles are listed in the guide for both alternatives.