This article was entirely new in 1965. There was no provision for constitutional conventions in the 1818 or 1955 constitutions. There was brief discussion at the 1965 convention, after which this article was unanimously passed.102 Article V of the U.S. Constitution states in part: The Congress, … on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which … shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the...
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