Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
Short documents that the President of the United States may issue when signing a bill into law. Presidents can use these documents for just about any purpose they choose -- to describe a bill, to explain the bill's purpose, to praise the bill's sponsors, or to interpret particular provisions of the bill.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:27 pm