remonstrance

  • A protest. It is a Constitutional right of legislators that "any member of either house shall have the right to protest, and have his protest, with his reasons for dissent, entered on the journal." (Oregon Constitution, Article IV, Section 26)

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1Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary of Terms, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­glossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).