[IAEP] Correction Needed on the SL wiki [wiki bug]
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Sat Apr 22 11:29:57 EDT 2017
On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:14 AM, Laura Vargas <laura at somosazucar.org> wrote:
> 2017-04-22 10:06 GMT-05:00 Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>:
>> Sigh. Another "pocket veto".
> I had to search in Wikipedia for the this term, it says:
> "A pocket veto is a legislative maneuver that allows a president or other
> official with veto power to exercise that power over a bill by taking no
> action (instead of affirmatively vetoing it)."
> I translated to Spanish to understand better, but I see no correlation as we
> officially don't have officials with veto power".
> Are you sure you were referring to this?
It can be generally understood as a circumstance where a
decision-making body allows a proposed action to fail merely by doing
nothing. Walter was not implying the formal existence of a "pocket
veto" as defined in the US Constitution.
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