Examples of enact in a Sentence
Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.
The law was finally enacted today.
Recent Examples of enact from the Web
Only two other states have enacted biometric privacy laws—Texas, in 2009, and Washington, in May. Bills introduced in eight other states didn’t pass, leaving a regulatory chasm over data privacy across the U.S.
So, at the urging of the Screen Actors Guild, the California Legislature enacted Assembly Bill 1687.
And in his final two years, after Republicans won full control of Congress, Obama moved rapidly to enact a series of executive actions.
Without cap and trade, state regulators will be forced to enact restrictive mandates on polluters that would be burdensome for businesses and significantly more expensive for consumers, Brown said.
Local groups use the Indivisible Guide to enact that mission, the site states.
The state law prohibits local governments from enacting new rules after 2011 that impact the frequency and duration of short-term rentals.
The deal will eliminate 99 percent of tariffs when fully enacted, said the official, who asked not to be named because the proceedings were private.
The mandate came as the state faced budget problems, and legislators enacted an income tax increase over Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto to raise $1.2 billion over two years.
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First Known Use of enact
ENACT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enact for English Language Learners
: to perform (something, such as a scene in a play)
: to make (a bill or other legislation) officially become part of the law
ENACT Defined for Kids
Definition of enact for Students
1 : to perform or act out Two students enacted the story for the class.
2 : to make into law enact legislation
Legal Definition of enact
: to establish by legal and authoritative act : make into law enact a bill
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