Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution
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The Twenty-Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed originally proposed on September 25, 1789. It was ratified May 7, 1992.
Note: The following text is a transcription of the amendment in its original form. Sections that are linked have since been amended or superseded.
Text of Amendment XXVII:
No law, varying the compensation for the services of the Senators and Representatives, shall take effect, until an election of representatives shall have intervened.