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noun as in law of a government

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Similarly, New Mexico passed legislation that lets county clerks proactively mail applications to vote absentee, but only some will.

Because it is a legislation that really reinforces the idea of purpose limitation and that one specific unity of the government has a specific mandate to process the data only for one specific reason.

In March, TransDigm benefited from another piece of legislation aimed at easing the economic dislocation of the pandemic.

A better approach would be to investigate those who finance fake-news networks and hold them accountable, using legislation that already exists.

Like Abrams, Sykes has a reputation for being able to get difficult legislation through despite not being in power.

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Or (horrors) he could reach out to congressional leaders in both parties to pursue bipartisan legislation.

As long ago as the early 1970s, he had gone on to support most civil rights-related legislation.

According to the AP, as of October, there were only four people still alive who be affected by this legislation.

The legislation strengthens and updates a previous version of the bill that expired in 2011.

We may never know the full amount that the Kochs or other outside spenders donate to advance anti-union legislation.

The act, however, is a progressive piece of legislation and creates new conditions as the result of its own operation.

Hereditary legislation in the twentieth century and the most civilized country in the world!

Foot and mouth disease had for some time been rife in Great Britain and Ireland, and legislation became necessary.

After this Act, and until the year 1888, no further general railway legislation of importance took place.

It is no part of the present essay to attempt to detail the particulars of a code of social legislation.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to legislation, such as: act, bill, charter, constitution, measure, and regulation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.