Shafie Apdal says some matters need no legislative amendment as they are stated in the Federal Constitution.
Some Sabahans are upset the amendment did not materialise, while others heave a sigh of relief and call for greater efforts.
He says there would not have been a problem if there had been a face-to-face discussion between Sabah and Sarawak stakeholders and the federal government.
Liew Vui Keong also says the six words were not put in the constitution by the country's founding fathers
Parti Kerjasama Anak Negeri says the bill should have been passed after the government changed the wording in the amendment during the second reading to follow that in MA63.
He says the second version of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 tabled was not good enough as it does not guarantee Sabah and Sarawak equal status.
Sarawak PKR vice-chairman See Chee How claims the 19 MPs had failed in their duty to vote for the restoration of Sarawak as an equal partner in Malaysia.
The Batang Sadong MP accuses de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong of hastily making the amendment and thinking he can buy MPs' support over lunch and dinner.
Zainnal Ajamain says Sabah and Sarawak lost an opportunity to profit billions of ringgit in oil and gas.
Yong Teck Lee says government must set up parliamentary select committee, as demanded by MPs.
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar menyifatkan cadangan pindaan Perlembagaan Persekutuan untuk mengembalikan status Sabah dan Sarawak sebagai perubahan kosmetik atau helah politik untuk menunjukkan PH memenuhi manifesto pilihan rayanya.
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says the proposed changes to Article 1(2) are cosmetic.
Government fails to obtain two-thirds majority.
Perdana menteri berkata pidnaan-pindaan lain pada Perkara 1(2) Perlembagaan akan menyusul.
Sabah and Sarawak MPs say they support amendment but it must be discussed more extensively.
The prime minister says 'all successes and revenue' will be equally distributed.
The Sabah Law Society says the bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution must reflect what was agreed on in the Malaysia Agreement 1963.
Parti Kerjasama Anak Negeri says it is bewildered by large turnout of opposition leaders at Sabah PPBM's launch on Saturday.
Non-Pakatan Harapan politicians from Sabah and Sarawak say the constitutional amendment does not promise equal partnership to the two states.
Ramai ahli politik Sabah menyifatkan rang undang-undang tersebut sebagai 'tidak mencukupi'.
Kitingan and Kurup should not just cosy up to Mahathir but should help their fellow Sabahan minister, says Chan.
It says it is crucial for GPS to support the Bill and put aside its ego and pride for the benefit of Sarawak.
Rang undang-undang meminda Perkara 1 (2) bagi mengembalikan hak Sabah dan Sarawak di bawah MA63 dibentangkan di Dewan Rakyat minggu lepas.
He says the Cabinet Committee on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 never discussed the actual wording of the amendment at its meetings.