That which prescribes a method of procedure; a rule or regulation made by competent authority; as, the rules and orders of the senate.
A body of persons having some common honorary distinction or rule of obligation; esp., a body of religious persons or aggregate of convents living under a common rule; as, the Order of the Bath; the Franciscan order.
To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule.
A ruling issued by a utility commission granting or denying an application in whole or in part. The order explains the basis for the decision, noting any dispute with the factual assertions of the applicant. Also applied to a final regulation of a utility commission.
Formal motion in writing, not requiring the governor's signature, which is temporary in nature and is used to establish investigative committees, to change rules and for other parliamentary actions.
a body of rules followed by an assembly
a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
(English) Groups of priests or nuns within the Catholic Church who adhere to additional sets of rules governing their lives. The Augustinians, Dominicans, Franciscans and Jesuits were the most important religious orders in Spanish America.
A formal motion in writing, temporary in nature and used for such purposes as setting up investigation committees (as distinguished from commissions) changing the rules, and other parliamentary uses, does not require the Governor's signature.
Temporary in nature and used for many purposes: setting up investigative committees ( as distinguished from commissions), changes in rules and other parliamentary uses. Formal motion in writing.
Documents requiring some legislative action (e.g., a "JOINT ORDER") or expressing some legislative sentiment. (e.g. a "RESOLUTION") Common orders include congratulatory orders that recognize the accomplishment of some person, orders in memoriam expressing the Legislature's regret at the death of some person, study orders, orders to committees to report out bills heard, orders to recall bills from the legislative files or from the Governor's desk prior to signature and orders to print additional documents.