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legislative history n
: a published record (as of drafts and commentary by the drafters) relating to the passing of particular legislation
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.