When Congress proposes an amendment to the United States Constitution, the amendment must be ratified (approved) by three-fourths of the states before it becomes law. Have you ever wondered which amendments North Carolina has ratified and when? Now there’s a quick way for you to find out. The Library web page has a new chart that will give you the answers and link you to the NC session laws that ratified the amendments. Click here to go directly to the chart or you may access it from the Constitutions link under Research on the Library web page.