Michael Leachman and David A. Super  In the coming months, a number of states are likely to consider resolutions that call for a convention to propose amendments to the U. Constitution to require a balanced federal budget, and possibly to shrink federal authority in other, often unspecified, ways.
News New Cuban parliament draws up constitutional changes as cabinet named The new constitution omits references to communism, recognizes private property and enshrines gay marriage. After it passes the National Assembly it will be voted on in a public referendum.
The new constitution proposed by a commission led by Raul Castro will also set an age limit of 60 for when a new president takes office.
Havana is seeking to replace its constitution to be more in line with modern ideals of socialism rather than Soviet-era communism. Vegetable trader in Havana Private property and gay marriage For the first time, the constitution is set to recognize private property.
The current document only recognizes collective forms of property. Following on the heels of other Latin American countries such as Brazil and Argentina, the new constitution also contains language that recognizes marriage as between two individuals rather than between only a man and a woman.
The National Assembly is expected to pass the new constitution in the coming days. After its initial approval, the draft will then be open to public consultation, which means it could undergo changes before the final draft is put to a national referendum. Raul Castro was president for ten years until April this year President unveils new cabinet Although the year-old Castro stepped down as president in favor of his former deputy Miguel Diaz-Canel in April, he remains the most powerful person in the land as the leader of the Communist Party, a position he will hand down to Diaz-Canel in He was also in charge of the constitutional reform commission.
At the start of the assembly meeting on Saturday, Diaz-Manel also announced his new cabinet, which was later approved by lawmakers.
Under Castro, Murillo was responsible for opening up the government-run economy to private and foreign investors.The Kenya Constitution is the supreme law of Kenya.
It establishes the structure of the Kenyan government, and also defines the relationship between the government and the citizens of Kenya.
New Cuban parliament draws up constitutional changes as cabinet named. The new constitution omits references to communism, recognizes private property and enshrines gay marriage.
North Carolina voters will decide six constitutional amendment questions when they head to the polls in November. The new constitution includes the recognition of private property, the creation of the role of prime minister, the right to same-sex marriage and the omission of the word communism in the language.
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The Constitutional Convention: 31 Congress by state legislatures, that the Convention agreed to retain this method of electing senators to make the constitutional change less radical.: The more difficult problem was the issue of apportionment.