legislation legislation  /ˌlɛ dʒəs ˈleɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) law enacted by a legislative body
  2. (n) the act of making or enacting laws

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Obama Passed Legislation Creating A Tax Credit For The Installation Of E-85 Fuel Pumps.
  2. Claudia Rehm Westend61 Corbis When Senator John McCain introduced FDA regulatory legislation in 1998, the company spent a reported $100 million successfully fighting it.
  3. When asked if legislation without such a feature could pass the House, Hoyer hedged.

News

  1. Legislation would ease path for big water wells

    Wisconsin's big water users would have an easier time getting permits to drill high-capacity wells under legislation Republicans have tucked into Gov. Scott Walker's budget.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Dunn County News

  2. Biosimilars Legislation Introduced To Notify Patients of Changes to Prescriptions

    BIO and the Delaware BioScience Association commend Delaware State Senate for introducing legislation designed to address regulatory issues related to the interchangeability of biological medicines. Biosimilars are not generics, and even slight changes to biologic drug can change its properties entirely. Senate Bill 118 seeks to properly preserve physician-patient relationship, protect patient ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Condo conversion legislation wins approval of supervisors

    Condo conversion legislation wins approval of supervisors Thousands of San Franciscans could become first-time homeowners while also contributing an estimated $20 million for affordable housing under legislation given initial approval Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. The legislation would allow about 2,200 tenancy in common unit owners who are currently on a waiting list that allows just 200 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. "Democratic leaders say their legislation will grow the economy. What it will do is grow the government," Jindal argued.
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Bobby Jindal Source: News Channel 8

  2. "Now this legislation moves to the Senate, and I look forward to receiving a final product that will serve as a strong signal to the executives who run these firms that such compensation will not be tolerated," Mr Obama said.
    on Mar 19, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BBC News

  3. "I am vetoing this bill because I have become convinced that this issue is of such significant societal importance that it deserves to be decided directly by all the people of Hawaii," Lingle said. "The subject of this legislation has touched...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Linda Lingle Source: CNN

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