Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Enactment

Enactment

  1. The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.
  2. That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.

Enactment Quotations

No enactment of man can be considered law unless it conforms to the law of God.
William Blackstone

I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service.
Arthur Capper

Since the enactment of the War Powers Act in 1973, which I supported then and support now, Congress has been reluctant to assert its authority when presidents decide to send American soldiers into harm's way.
Charles B. Rangel

It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment.
Martin Van Buren

From the takeover of Detroit and the failed stimulus packages to the enactment of Obamacare, the president and congressional Democrats chose to use Americas economic crisis as an excuse to expand government rather than as an opportunity to responsibly shrink it.
Jeb Hensarling
More "Enactment" Quotations

Enactment Translations

enactment in German is Inkraftsetzung, Verordnung
enactment in Italian is ordinanza

Share with your Friends

Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.