A legislature with two houses, or chambers. The British parliament is a bicameral legislature, made up of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Likewise, the United States Congress is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
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At the time (and until 1913), U.S. senators were not popularly elected but were selected by the state legislature.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate|Philip Dray|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Two years ago in Michigan, she oversaw AFP operations to help the Republican-controlled legislature pass sweeping anti-union laws.The Next Phase of the Koch Brothers’ War on Unions|Carl Deal and Tia Lessin|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think he would have been happy with a Democratic legislature.Could This Be the First Pro-Choice Republican on a National Ticket?|David Freedlander|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
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.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
This higher authority, which no legislature could "overleap without destroying its own foundation," was the British Constitution.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
More recently general statutes have been enacted whereby individuals may form such corporations without the aid of a legislature.