It seems the drumbeat is on again... well good luck. Lol STEP 1: PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT Either Congress or the states can propose an amendment to the Constitution. Both houses of Congress must propose the amendment with a two-thirds vote. This is how all current amendments have been offered. Two-thirds of the state legislatures must call on Congress to hold a constitutional convention. STEP 2. RATIFYING AN AMENDMENT Regardless of how the amendment is proposed, it must be ratified by the States. Three-fourths of the state legislatures must approve of the amendment proposed by Congress, or Three-fourths of the states must approve the amendment via ratifying conventions. This method has only been used once, to repeal Prohibition with the 21st Amendment.