Nebraska's legislature is unique among all state legislatures in the nation
because it has a single-house system. It wasn't always a unicameral, however.
1. a representative form of government with a single legislative chamber. 2. an
advocacy of unicameral structure. — unicameralist, n. — unicameral, adj.
A central feature of any constitution is the organization of the legislature. It may
be a unicameral body with one chamber or a bicameral body with two chambers.
A single body legislature at the state level is a rare exception in the United States.
Three states were initially established with unicameral legislatures: Georgia, ...
Use the adjective unicameral to describe a government with only one legislative
house or chamber. The Parliament of Finland, for example, is unicameral.
The main difference between bicameral and unicameral legislatures is that
bicameral legislatures pass laws out of two chambers while unicameral
Unicameral definition, consisting of a single chamber, as a legislative assembly.
In the United States, legislatures at the federal, state, and local levels may be
bicameral (consisting of two houses) or unicameral (one house). Even before ...
of bicameral and unicameral state legislatures. (Nebraska is the only single-
house state legislature in the country; the others are bicameral.) This publication.
One-chamber, or unicameral legislatures, are most often established in countries
structured on a unitary governmental system. Unlike the federal model, where ...