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private bill

noun
1.
a congressional or parliamentary bill involving the private interests of a particular individual, corporation, or local unit.
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Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for private bill

private bill

noun
1.
a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc
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