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The Executive cannot without assent of Congress supplant its statutory scheme with one stroke of a presidential pen.
Failing to perform any statutory obligation placed upon a licensed psychologist.
The same holds for the EU’s less-affluent formerly communist member states, whose statutory rates generally max out at 22%.
The House bill filed Wednesday exceeds the current $549 billion statutory defense cap, spending $582 billion plus $68 billion in uncapped overseas war funding.
Administration officials say the designation is a technical one, based on a statutory standard.
The estimates are also broken down into sections for each statutory change within the bill.
Active duty service for Training Purposes Only (ACDUTRA) while a member of the National Guard or Armed Forces Reserves does not constitute eligible statutory service.
Which is to say, the speaker has acknowledged that the accounting shenanigans used to get this bill passed in the teeth of statutory spending constraints are basically bullsh**. But there’s a lot of bullsh** going around Washington just now.
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STATUTORY Defined for English Language Learners
legal Definition of statutory
- a statutory provision
- a statutory presumption
- a statutory insider
statutorilyplay \ˌsta-chə-ˈtōr-ə-lē\ adverb
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