private-bill

private bill

noun
a congressional or parliamentary bill involving the private interests of a particular individual, corporation, or local unit.
Compare public bill.


Origin:
1670–80

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private bill
 
n
a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc

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