Amendatory



serving to ; corrective.
Historical Examples

Randolph was so dissatisfied that he had a committee appointed the next day, and introduced an amendatory bill.
The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America W. E. B. Du Bois

If he does not, or if Congress refuses to pass the amendatory law, it will serve as eye-water for their constituents.
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

A proposition was made to them, to authorize Congress to open parials, and an amendatory one, to empower them to incorporate.
Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson

The act of which this bill is intended as amendatory was passed during the existence of the war.
A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents James D. Richardson

In 1893 an amendatory act gave the same effect to copies deposited “on or before publication.”
Copyright: Its History and Its Law Richard Rogers Bowker

Subsequently, in order to meet the President’s views, such an amendatory or Supplemental Act was passed and approved.
The Great Conspiracy, Part 4 John Alexander Logan

I presume this is an omission by mere oversight, and I recommend that it be supplied by an amendatory or Supplemental Act.
The Great Conspiracy, Part 4 John Alexander Logan

I presume this is an omission by mere oversight, and I recommend that it be supplied by an amendatory or supplemental act.
The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Five Abraham Lincoln

On the ninth of June the amendatory bill was taken up by the House and passed.
History of the Constitutions of Iowa Benjamin F. Shambaugh

adjective
(US) serving to amend; corrective

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