Examples of legislature in a Sentence
Our legislature passed a law requiring people to wear safety belts.
Each state has its own legislature.
Recent Examples of legislature from the Web
This session, the legislature has authorized $71 million in emergency funding to reopen three private prisons.
Under the law, an investigation of any lawmaker must first be approved by the legislature's ethics council and then receive written permission from the president.
The trans-Atlantic rift over Trump’s tariffs was evident in the EU legislature in Strasbourg, France, where parties of just about all persuasions lined up to criticize the US plans.
State law requires the legislature to approve any expansion of casino gambling.
The Ohio legislature recently voted to allow the state's community and technical colleges to increase tuition by up to $10 from the previous year.
This movement shows the country that the members of a mostly female profession are more powerful than a mostly male legislature.
In other places, fragmentation is driven by statewide political forces, such as in North Carolina, where a conservative legislature is currently weighing breaking up large districts.
In the wake of the shooting Florida's legislature passed a bill raising the age to buy all firearms to 21, and providing measures that could allow for armed teachers in classrooms.
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Definition of legislature for English Language Learners
: a group of people with the power to make or change laws
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