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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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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.
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.
The Fox administration has had "little legislatively to crow about.
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.
It is possible that Roe could be overturned in the courts or overturned legislatively in our lifetime," says Feldt.
Following data analysis, the guidelines would be legislatively adopted as applicable state law and thereby would become the legally recognized standard.
Chapter 6, "Rehabilitating the Family," recounts post-Thermidorean legislative as well as artistic efforts to shore up the family, legislatively by dismantling radical legislation of an earlier period, and literarily in the more widespread depictions of a benign domestic sphere inhabited by nice fathers and mothers.