Template for Amendment Proposed by Congress
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
[Insert Preamble (whereas clauses) here.]
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:
'[Insert text of amendment here.]'.