legislative history

Definition of "legislative history"
  1. The collection of documents and discussions related to the enactment process of a specific law, including draft versions and comments by those who wrote it
How to use "legislative history" in a sentence
  1. The attorney reviewed the legislative history to understand the law's intended application.
  2. Legislative history can provide insights into what lawmakers intended when they drafted a law.
  3. It's crucial to review the legislative history when interpreting ambiguous language in a law.

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