effective date

noun

: the day when a law, rule, contract, etc., starts to be used

Examples of effective date in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Relating toa sight to repair consumer electronic equipment; and prescribing an effective date. Emma Roth, The Verge, 9 Feb. 2024 After a 30-day review period, Youngkin officially filed notice of withdrawal at the end of July, with an effective date of Dec. 31. Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post, 21 Aug. 2023 According to that agreement, obtained via records request by IndyStar, the buyout was to be paid in two equal installments — one within 10 days of the effective date of the agreement (Nov. 26, 2023) and after Jan. 1 but before Jan. 5 of this year. Zach Osterman, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Jan. 2024 The legislation passed, but with an effective date too late to preempt the Nov. 7 special elections. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Nov. 2023 Any illness or injury that exists prior to the policy’s effective date or occurs during the policy waiting period will be excluded from coverage. Kat Tretina, wsj.com, 6 Dec. 2023 During a meeting Tuesday morning, members of the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission in a unanimous voice vote authorized airport staff to amend the current ground lease agreement with Dassault for a new effective date of Jan. 1, 2024. Joseph Flaherty, arkansasonline.com, 12 Dec. 2023 With an effective date of Jan. 1, 2024, the bill would have applied to workers who have been on strike for at least two weeks. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 1 Oct. 2023 No form of pet insurance covers pre-existing conditions, meaning illnesses or injuries that started before your policy effective date or during the policy waiting period. Kat Tretina, wsj.com, 6 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Effective date.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/effective%20date. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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