§ 645.01 Words and Phrases
§ 645.02 Effective Date and Time of Laws
§ 645.021 Special Laws
§ 645.023 Special Laws; Enactment Without Local Approval
§ 645.024 Special Laws; Local Approval as Requirement of Act
§ 645.071 Standard of Time

Terms Used In Minnesota Statutes > Chapter 645 > GENERAL PROVISIONS

  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Legislature: means the senate and the house of representatives of the state of Minnesota. See Minnesota Statutes 645.01
  • Majority: means with respect to an individual the period of time after the individual reaches the age of 18. See Minnesota Statutes 645.451
  • state: extends to and includes the District of Columbia and the several territories. See Minnesota Statutes 645.44
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.