The body of persons in a state or kingdom invested with power to make and repeal laws; a legislative body.
All members of the House and Senate combined, as a group. Responsible for creating laws.
the period of mandate of the Parliament staff (4 years) till the legal constitution of a new Parliament.
A body of people which makes laws.
See General Assembly
The lawmaking body of the State of Texas. It consists of two chambers, the house of representatives and the senate. The Texas Legislature convenes in regular session at noon on the second Tuesday in January of each odd-numbered year for no more than 140 days.
Men and women who make or change laws
a body or group that has the power to make laws
often used interchangeably with "Legislative Assembly", the Legislature properly speaking includes the cabinet and the Lieutenant-Governor.
persons who make or amend or repeal laws
a forum obsessed with temporary purposes, with re-election, party politics and money
a government al deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws
a governmental deliberative body with the power to adopt laws
a governmental deliberativebody with the power to adopt laws
a place where laws are written and debated
a representative body, not the people themselves
The form of government Canada's Constitution prescribes for the provinces; consists of the Lieutenant Governor (head of state and representing the monarch in the provinces) and the Legislative Assembly (the elected representatives). Each election results in a new Legislature.
A lawmaking body consisting, in Canadian provinces, of the Lieutenant Governor (constitutional head of state and monarch's representative) and the Legislative Assembly (the elected representatives). Each election results in a new Legislature.
the part of our state government that makes laws; it has two parts: the State Assembly and the State Senate
An officially elected group of people with the responsibility and power to make laws for a province. Also refers to the actual building where they discuss new legislation.
The elected, representative branch of State government formed by the constitution to make and revise laws, approve certain executive nominations, and propose constitutional changes.
The legislative branch of government consisting of the Senate and House of Representatives.
A governmental body composed of individuals elected to make laws and represent the popular interests of their consituents. | She had been a member of the legislature for 16 years. [ Lesson 1
Lawmaking branch of state or national government; elected group of lawmakers.
The Legislature consists of the Lieutenant Governor and the House of Assembly. The Legislature makes the laws of the Province.
The political structure in which, typically , policy issues and discussed and assessed and public policies are enacted by a set of elected or appointed legislators. Although a particular legislature may not exercise these powers, most have three broad roles 1) enacting legislation; 2) representing the citizenry; and 3) overseeing the executive.
A deliberative, representative assembly formed by constitution to enact change in statute law; usually the term legislature refers to the state level of government.
The branch of state government responsible for enacting laws.
a body of persons elected to make laws for a larger group
See parliament, house, legislative assembly.
The lawmaking body of the State of Georgia. The legislative body consists of 2 chambers, the House of Representatives and the Senate.
An officially elected or otherwise selected body of people vested with the responsibility and power to make laws for a political unit, such as a state or nation.
A governing body empowered to make laws.
(noun) a body of persons having the power to legislate; specifically: an organized body having the authority to make laws for a political unit
Group of people who make laws
The Senate and House of Representatives collectively.
The Senate and House ofRepresentatives collectively.
a group of elected people who create the laws. The national legislature is the Congress, while states and local governments also have legislatures.
an official group of people given the responsibility and power to make laws for a political unit (for example, a nation or state)
Also called parliament, this branch of government consists of elected representatives (Members of Parliament or MP's) and is responsible for creating new laws and changing or scrapping old laws.
Parliament, the legislative body.
A legislature is a type of representative deliberative assembly with the power to adopt laws. Legislatures are known by many names, the most common being parliament and congress, although these terms also have more specific meanings. In parliamentary systems of government, the legislature is formally supreme and appoints the executive.