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What does 20A stand for?

20A stands for Twentieth Amendment


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Prior to the addition of the Twentieth Amendment, the inaugurations occurred on March 4, the day of the year on which the Constitution of the United States first took effect in 1789.
And the ratification of the Twentieth Amendment confirms that there was no general change in attitude about the role of state legislatures even though the CLA had been pending for nine years at that point.
Ackerman concedes that legislative acts by a lame duck Congress are constitutionally valid; the framers of the Twentieth Amendment may have expected that by shortening the period between elections and the start of a new Congress they had eliminated lame duck sessions of Congress, but the text of the Twentieth Amendment plainly does not accomplish this result.
If Madison's approach to amending the constitution had prevailed, the provisions of the Twentieth Amendment would have been placed in Article I, section 4, replacing the second paragraph of that article which required Congress to assemble (typically some thirteen months after they were elected(110) on the first Monday in December.