enabling act

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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization, often a government minister.
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Smith.(144) In Coyle, the Supreme Court declared a clause in the Oklahoma Admission Act(145) invalid.(146) This clause mandated that the Oklahoma state capitol be maintained at Guthrie until at least 1913.(147) When the Oklahoma legislature voted in 1910 to move the capitol to Oklahoma City, the federal government sued to have the action enjoined as a violation of the state's Admission Act.(148) The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state,(149) and the United States Supreme Court upheld this ruling on an equal footing analysis.(150)
In 1988, the EC Council promulgated the Directive on a General System for the Recognition of Higher-education Diplomas Awarded on Completion of Professional Education and Training of at Least 3 Years Duration.(18) As regards the legal profession, this directive was transformed into German law in 1990 by way of the Law on Exams for the Admission to the Bar (Gesetz uber die Eignungsprufung fur die Zulassung zur Rechtsanwaltsschaft), referred to as the Bar Admission Act.(19)
Admission Act, has more than 200 cosponsors in the House, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly endorsed the bill.