- a deliberative body of persons, usually elective, who are empowered to make, change, or repeal the laws of a country or state; the branch of government having the power to make laws, as distinguished from the executive and judicial branches of government.
governmental body, most often elected, that makes laws
- Tech lawyers and digital data and privacy pros are watching closely as privacy bills move through state legislatures.
- She said a similar bill passed the House last year before the legislature abruptly adjourned its session due to the coronavirus.
- Two bills before the legislature would make such records available.
- Duncan said the figure would become public record once the council submitted it to the legislature.
- The part-time legislature meets for 60 days during even-numbered years.
- At the time (and until 1913), U.S. senators were not popularly elected but were selected by the state legislature.
- Two years ago in Michigan, she oversaw AFP operations to help the Republican-controlled legislature pass sweeping anti-union laws.
- I think he would have been happy with a Democratic legislature.
- The politics look potentially most amenable in Pennsylvania, and even there a GOP legislature has to go along.
- Nearly 900,000 with subsidized insurance, but a GOP governor and very GOP legislature.
- He held various civil offices, was a justice of the peace about 60 years, and for many years a member of the state legislature.
- Statute law or statutes mean the laws enacted by the state legislature and by the federal congress.
- The Imperial Parliament will never concede that right, nor will any Legislature similarly constituted.
- This higher authority, which no legislature could "overleap without destroying its own foundation," was the British Constitution.
- More recently general statutes have been enacted whereby individuals may form such corporations without the aid of a legislature.