Representation Based on Citizenship Amendment

Representation Based on Citizenship Amendment[1]  (2005) 
The Government of the United States of America
Proposed June 9, 2005 (failed)

There have been over ten thousand attempts to amend the United States Constitution, but only 27 attempts have succeeded.

Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, which shall be determined by counting the number of persons in each State who are citizens of the United States.


  1. This Amendment may be read at the Library of Congress Website.