Legislation definition

lĕjĭ-slāshən
The act or process of legislating; lawmaking.
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The act or process of making a law or laws.
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Legislation is defined as laws and rules made by the government.

An example of legislation is a new state rule that changes textbook requirements.

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A proposed or enacted law or group of laws.
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A bill being considered by a legislature that will become law if enacted.
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The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.
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The law or laws made.
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The entire body of such bills under consideration or already enacted as law by a legislature.
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The process of enacting bills into law.
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Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
legislation
Plural:
legislations

Origin of legislation

  • From Late Latin lÄ“gislātiō (“the giving of the law").

    From Wiktionary