Economic Definition of sunset law. Defined.
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Term sunset law Definition: A policy proposed to address some of the inefficiency of government bureaucracies by imposing a fixed termination date on government programs and policies. The program or policy then automatically ends when it reaches this date unless action is take to extended its existence. This action would likely generate discussion and debate over the usefulness of the program or policy. If it remains beneficial, it is renewed. If not, it disappears.