Definitions for "Home rule"
A legal doctrine whereby municipalities such as cities and towns are authorized to enact legislation in the form of Bylaws or Ordinances on certain subjects which the state legislature could authorize them to do, without the need to wait for an Enabling Act, or other state approval.
the power of cities or local governments to govern themselves
A provision whereby the state grants authority to counties to adopt charters providing more local discretion with respect to county government organization and practice within certain limits set by the state.
Keywords:  legislation, request, created
a request for legislation to be created