The 27th–and latest–Amendment was ratified on May 7, 1992. The amendment was first proposed in 1789 as part of the Bill of Rights, but initially ratified by only six states. It provides that no law that changes the compensation of Representatives or...
The 27th Amendment requires that no change in compensation for a Representative or a Senator “shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.” The amendment was originally proposed in 1789 by James Madison, as part of his...
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