enabling act

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enabling act

a legislative act conferring certain specified powers on a person or organization
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Thus, while Coyle holds that there are limits on the ways Congress may restrict a state in its admission act, Stearns holds that clauses disclaiming state interest in federal property do not violate these limits.
As previously stated, admission act conditions are analogous to terms in a contract See supra text accompanying note 72.
28 (1913) (upholding clause in New Mexico admission act prohibiting liquor and state taxation on lands of the Pueblo Indians).