legislative intent

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Design, plan, or purpose the legislature had in drafting, proposing, debating, and enacting a particular statue.

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I didn't think the legislative intent was just and I decided not to support what they were going to do.
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The legislative intent was questionable as the highly intelligent attorneys and legislators that drafted the bill knew the likely implications.
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You should try to figure out what the legislative intent of the other party is to see if you can get any info from that.
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