nonlegislative love


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  • adj. Not of a legislative character; not involved with or related to legislating


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  • Mr. Bush and the GOP can take one more step toward restoring their fiscal credentials by striking a blow against "nonlegislative" earmarks.

    The GOP and Earmarks

  • In addition, we can approximate the direct impact of the economic slowdown on government activity simply by examining nonlegislative changes in estimates of the government's deficit position.

    Feldstein for Fiscal Stimulus, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The constitution doesn ' t allow lieutenant governors to break ties on final legislation but permits intervention on procedural matters, amendments, and other nonlegislative issues, according to one legal expert, Bennett Liebman, director of the Government Law Center at Albany Law School.

    Senate Could Slow Cuomo

  • While he was in Asia for an economic summit that month, aides prepared a memo of "nonlegislative proposals."

    Peso Bill's Bailout

  • Now he faces serious obstacles in fashioning a workable nonlegislative agenda.

    Peso Bill's Bailout

  • Treasury and the FSA outlined a series of legislative and nonlegislative proposals.

    U.K. regulators outline

  • This is an appeal from the denial of a motion, filed pursuant to Rule 41g of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, seeking the return of all materials seized by the Executive upon executing a search warrant for nonlegislative materials in the congressional office of a sitting Member of Congress.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » D.C. Circuit Rules for Rep. Jefferson:

  • MR. MCCURRY: Well, there had been some discussions prior to the congressional recess -- excuse me, the nonlegislative work period -- and they will likely resume, I would imagine, after the President dispatches the bill sent to him by the conference committee.

    Press Briefing By Mike Mccurry

  • I mean they can take congressional action and mandate what's been nonlegislative policy, but that's separate.

    Press Briefing By Dee Dee Myers

  • Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, came up with the idea, apparently to find a way to bring about some comity in a nonlegislative manner, similar to when members earlier this year broke with tradition to sit with colleagues from across the aisle during President Obama's State of the Union.

    NYT > Home Page


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