legislature

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money set aside (as by a legislature) for a specific purpose appropriation
legislature with two houses, chambers bicameral
United States civil rights leader who was elected to the legislature in Georgia but was barred from taking his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War (born 1940) Bond , Julian Bond
building occupied by a state legislature capitol
legislature of the United States government Congress , U.S. Congress , United States Congress , US Congress
closed session of commission, legislature executive session
first presentation of a bill in a legislature first reading
legislature's bills on hold hopper
lower house of legislature in colonial Virginia House of Burgesses
order by legislature or ruler law , ordinance , regulation , rule , statute
unicameral legislature legislative council
leader of the majority party in a legislature majority leader
leader of the minority party in a legislature minority leader
full assembly of a legislature or group plenum
legislature with full attendance plenum
based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district scrutin uninomial system , scrutin uninominal voting system , single-member system , uninominal system , uninominal voting system
second presentation of a bill in a legislature; to approve its general principles (Britain) or to discuss a committee's report and take a vote (US) second reading
officer (as of a legislature or court) who maintains order and executes commands sergeant at arms , serjeant-at-arms
session as of a legislature or court sitting
government building in which a state legislature meets Statehouse
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