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    The law was passed

    What does "The law was finally passed in May 2009." mean?

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    Re: The law was passed

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pass?s=t

    Definition 23:

    to obtain the approval or sanction of (a legislative body, committee, etc.), especially by a vote:

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    Re: The law was passed

    The "finally" in the sentence suggests that the process was lengthy.

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