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override

[′ō·və‚rīd]
(control systems)
To cancel the influence of an automatic control by means of a manual control.
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The pivotal politics argument suggests that about 12% (Krehbiel's one out of every eight) of the members within the veto pivot quintile switch their votes to join the president's coalition on veto override attempts.
This model argues that members at and around the veto pivot are critical because legislative coalitions must include these members to override the president's veto.
found the agency's justification for an override decision to be
objective decision making in the CICA stay override process.
drivers of sudden unintended acceleration in its vehicles, has already announced a decision to install the override systems in its new models.
has decided to fit all of its new models with the override systems, Mazda officials said, adding that it is also considering installing them in some models that it had sold in the past.
Chesley stated, "The highly qualified experts we have retained in this case indicate that installing brake override systems in these vehicles can be done with minimal expense and time; they've also indicated that, despite what Toyota continues to say publicly, all of their problems are interconnected - meaning that we could be dealing with defects in the vehicles' electronic systems.
Toyota appears willing to install the brake override system on new cars, where it can encourage trade-ins, but now it is refusing to install these systems on Toyotas that are currently on the road," Chesley noted.
A brake override system stops acceleration when both the brake and accelerator pedals are depressed at the same time.
Unless the two parties can work out a deal to override the veto in a second House vote, the showdown between Kulongoski and the Legislature will break in the governor's favor.
It also argues that courts should adopt interpretive conventions that are more respectful of the significance of the enactment of an override: (1) a rebuttable presumption that an override supersedes the judicial interpretation of the pre-existing statutory language, thus requiring "fresh" interpretation of the original statute as well as the override, and (2) a clear rule that overridden interpretations are no longer binding on lower courts.
Fearing the worst, state legislators have introduced bills to reform the override, believing that ultimately the current system will have to change.