codify codify  /ˈkoʊ də ˌfaɪ/


  • (v) organize into a code or system, such as a body of law


  1. New York City agreed to codify standards for how homeless families seeking shelter should be treated in exchange for freedom from long-running judicial oversight.
  2. House and Senate bills would codify a Bush-era rule to allow visitors to carry concealed firearms into national parks and wildlife refuges in states with concealed carry laws.
  3. That should go a long way toward cleaning up dubious practices, and New York is working on a new regulation to codify what insurers must do.


  1. 'Hastert Rule' Pushed by Insurgent Republicans

    An insurgent group of House Republicans is pushing to codify the "Hastert rule" to only allow bills with majority GOP support to come to the floor.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CQ Politics

  2. Conservative groups press House GOP to formally adopt Hastert Rule

    A smattering of top conservative leaders on Tuesday signed their names to a letter urging Boehner to amend party rules to codify the Hastert Rule, in the name of promoting conservatism.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. seoClarity Introduces A.I., Groundbreaking SEO Intelligence Engine for Enterprises, Today At 2013 SMX Advanced ...

    DES PLAINES, Ill., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2013 SMX Advanced Conference, leading enterprise SEO platform seoClarity is unveiling the first and only solution that scales human intelligence in SEO. A.I. – Actionable Insights – is uniquely able to codify the...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire


  1. "The legislation will codify the Doctor Ranking Model Code which protects consumers and sets a standard for all insurers to meet," said Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. "Our Doctor Ranking Model Code, based on input from the nation's leading...
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: Ithaca Journal

  2. "Mike and I both feel that our immediate and top priority is to codify the executive order and pass the legislation that we have passed twice before and that was vetoed by President Bush twice," DeGette, a Colorado Democrat, told reporters....
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Diana DeGette Source: Reuters

  3. In mid-December, Mr. Bush said, "If necessary, I will support a constitutional amendment which would honor marriage between a man and a woman, codify that."
    on Feb 4, 2004 By: President Bush Source: CBS News

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