Origin of legislation
Examples from the Web for legislation
According to the AP, as of October, there were only four people still alive who be affected by this legislation.
The legislation strengthens and updates a previous version of the bill that expired in 2011.
H.R. 83 is the kind of legislation known in Washington as a “CRomnibus.”
The legislation also includes drug awareness education and drug return programs.No More Paper Prescriptions: Docs Fight Fraud by Going Electronic|Dale Eisinger|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That moment is beyond the reach of legislation, or of any punishment that arrives after the fact.
They are discovering that they have been fighting a bugbear; also, that their legislation against the bugbear cannot legislate.
The courts of the Territory of Iowa were "legislative courts," that is, courts created by Congressional legislation.History of the Constitutions of Iowa|Benjamin F. Shambaugh
It might amend money bills, might reject all legislation, and stop the machinery of government.George Brown|John Lewis
Legislation for Ireland and the appointment of inspectors have likewise proved very beneficial in that country.Chapters in the History of the Insane in the British Isles|Daniel Hack Tuke
I had much at heart the enactment of legislation for restraining the alienation of land and for the protection of tenants.A Civil Servant in Burma|Herbert Thirkel White
British Dictionary definitions for legislation
Word Origin and History for legislation
1650s, from French législation, from Late Latin legislationem (nominative legislatio), properly two words, legis latio, "proposing (literally 'bearing') of a law;" see legislator.