Template talk:Infobox legislation

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Request for addition to template: "Veto date," "Vetoed by," and "Veto override" parameters[edit]

I would like to request that the template be modified to include dates for instances where a bill has been vetoed and when a bill has had a veto overridden, and the name of the person performing the veto. For example, Marriage Equality Act (Vermont) is about legislation in the U.S. state of Vermont that was passed by the Vermont General Assembly, vetoed by the Governor of Vermont, then that veto was subsequently overridden by the General Assembly, after which the bill enacted into law. This process of veto and veto override exists in all 50 states (in addition to the federal government), but the template currently does not have a way to accurately show instances where that process is used. Musashi1600 (talk) 00:39, 19 January 2015 (UTC)

Seems OK to me. Anyone else have views? — SMUconlaw (talk) 07:41, 19 January 2015 (UTC)


The options for |status= do not seem to cater for the Cancer Act 1939, of which only on section remains in force. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 14:42, 28 January 2015 (UTC)

"Not fully in force"? — SMUconlaw (talk) 16:05, 28 January 2015 (UTC)

The status options do not fully cover the common situation in the United States where controversial laws are challenged in court on constitutional grounds and often temporarily enjoined pending court review and then possibly struck down in whole or in part. The option "not yet in force" doesn't adequately represent the possibilities.--agr (talk) 09:42, 6 July 2016 (UTC)

Second 'assented' field for infobox legislation?[edit]

[Relocated from "User talk:Jacklee".] Hi, I'm trying to use {{infobox legislation}} on Bail Act 2013 and am running into some difficulties, could you please help me? The relevant Bill's Hansard can be accessed here. In NSW, the term 'assented' is used, but you can see that it's used for both the upper and lower houses. There is only one 'assented' field available in the information box. Could you please add a second 'assented' field? -- (talk) 06:59, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

The suggestion seems fine to me. Does anyone have views on this? — Cheers, JackLee talk 16:44, 4 February 2015 (UTC)