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AMENDS. A satisfaction, given by a wrong doer to the party injured for a wrong committed. 1 Lilly's Reg. 81.
     2. By statute 24 Geo. II. c. 44, in England, and by similar statutes in some of the United States, justices of the peace, upon being notified of an intended suit against them, may tender amends fore the wrong alleged or done by them in their official character, and if found sufficient, the tender debars the action. See Act of Penn. 21 March, 1772, Sec. 1 and.2; Willes' Rep. 671, 2; 6 Bin. 83; 5 Serg. & R. 517, 299; 3 Id. 295; 4 Bin. 20.

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After a case has gotten underway, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2) requires either the court's leave or the opposing party's written consent for a party to amend its pleadings.
This final rule amends the FAR to clarify that the Javits-Wagner O'Day (JWOD) program becomes a mandatory source of supplies and services when the supplies or services have been added to the Procurement List maintained by the Committee for Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Summary: Amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a nonrefundable tax credit for adult day care expenses.
Section 203 of the USA PATRIOT Act amends Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure to permit the disclosure of grand jury information containing foreign intelligence information to "any federal law enforcement, intelligence, protective, immigration, national defense, or national security official in order to assist the official receiving that information in the performance of his official duties.
amends its laws or agrees to a provision in an income tax treaty with another country to allow tax-sparing credits, the parties with promptly amend the convention to include a tax-sparing credit provision.
X amends Plans A and B to transfer the assets and liabilities of the Division 2 employees from Plan A to Plan B in a spinoff/merger, with no amendment of B's distribution provisions.