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Legislative

Pertaining to the governmental function of lawmaking or to the process of enacting laws.

legislative

adjective congressional, decreeing, lawgiving, lawmaking, legislating, ordained by legislaaion, ordaining, prescriptive, statutory
Associated concepts: legislative enactment
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org and check out GNA's Communities of Practice page and let us hear your thoughts on safe staffing systems and legislatively mandated fixed ratios.
Mitchell has oversight responsibility for the OIG's financial audits, legislatively mandated work under the Federal Information Security Management Act, procurement audits, performance audits, and attestations.
Schmerin also reminded the public that a series of legislatively mandated unemployment compensation solvency taxes will go into effect Jan.
In Michigan, for example, the state has been legislatively denied the authority to require the transfer of a resident out of a facility even when the facility is no longer capable of caring for that resident's needs.
The Ryersonians made sure, for example, that despite the Scott Act and Article 93 of the British North America which made it legislatively unrepealable, non-denominational school boards (i.
I fear that some of the liberals in the Congress, particularly the "Catholic" liberal legislators such as Tom Daschle, Teddy Kennedy, Patrick Leahy, Joe Biden, Dick Durban and others who politically and legislatively support abortion on demand (and apply litmus tests) may, when they expire, discover (to their eternal shock and horror) that their God is a strict constructionist, that there is no mechanism they can use to keep him "off the bench" and that he does not believe his law is a "living document" subject to adaptation to the liberal vision of current and evolving societal norms.
Regulatory boards, such as the CBA, were legislatively designed for independence, separation of appointment powers and special funding for the very purpose of allowing them to perform their public interest duties without interference.
history, the Marshall faction won the intellectual argument, but the Jacksonians determined the facts on the ground--up through the federal "termination" policy of the 1950s, to legislatively eliminate tribes.
The final outcome of this much-debated issue will likely resolve the question of whether Congress has the authority to legislatively "overrule" the Miranda decision.
The Federal government, New York State and the City are all reporting budget surpluses - and deciding legislatively how to allocate those surpluses.
As the records of Congressional debates on the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fourteenth Amendment show--as do a handful of late-nineteenth-century legal cases that effectively dismantled the civil rights agenda legislatively enacted during the decade 1865-1875--the so-called "equality" of emancipated slaves was tenuous and vastly compromised within a violent, racist, and fiercely exclusive society.
It's now my responsibility to communicate our message to the members of Congress and prepare them to tell our story and articulate what we're doing legislatively.