OTHER WORDS FROM legislaturesub·leg·is·la·ture, noun
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Tech lawyers and digital data and privacy pros are watching closely as privacy bills move through state legislatures.Media Briefing: Facebook pivots away from politics –publishers say ‘we’re just along for the ride’|Tim Peterson|February 11, 2021|Digiday
She said a similar bill passed the House last year before the legislature abruptly adjourned its session due to the coronavirus.Maryland moves toward clear plan for paying people who were wrongly convicted|Ovetta Wiggins|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
Two bills before the legislature would make such records available.The first state to pass a law protecting police accused of misconduct may also be the first to repeal it.|Ovetta Wiggins|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Duncan said the figure would become public record once the council submitted it to the legislature.“We Have Counties in Deep Trouble”: Oregon Lawmakers Seek to Reverse Timber Tax Cuts That Cost Communities Billions|by Rob Davis, The Oregonian/OregonLive, and Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting|February 5, 2021|ProPublica
The part-time legislature meets for 60 days during even-numbered years.Virginia General Assembly poised for historic votes to legalize marijuana and end death penalty|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
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.