enabling legislation


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enabling legislation

noun establishing legislaaion, first initiative, law giving authority, law giving power, law granting authority, law granting license, law investing power, original ordinance, seminal measure, underlying act, underlying legislative pronouncement
Associated concepts: enacting clause
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Enabling legislation ultimately stepped in to salvage the insurance industry by protecting it from the free market.
With First Amendment concerns clearly in mind, the SEC's enabling legislation in this area contained an excemption for publishers which, for reasons clear only to themselves, the SEC decided did not include publishers of newsletters.
Kitts' enabling legislation facilitates investment in the market, Brisbane adds.
The enabling legislation required a review of the Technology Workforce Development Grants program by an external expert evaluation team on a biennial basis.
In many instances of the proposed rules, it appears that there might be justification for a rule based on standards and "floors" required by the enabling legislation.
Appoint a provincial patient advocate after passing enabling legislation during the upcoming legislative session.
It is also noteworthy that Section 1 extends the scope of the amendment to cover states and state law as well as federal law, but Section 4 gives only Congress the power to enact enabling legislation.
That is good, as far as it goes, says Baruch's Carmichael, but he believes that Congress must enact enabling legislation for any new agency to have teeth.
If this is so, the Government has no alternative but to introduce enabling legislation.
Frank Murkowski (R-AK), the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy Committee, implied that he would be carrying the ball for enabling legislation in the Senate.
The absence of a firm timetable for enabling legislation will not halt progress towards the introduction of a commercial mechanism to
Currently, 38 states are involved in the Project; thirty-two states are voting participants because their legislatures have enacted enabling legislation or their governors have issued executive orders or a similar authorization.