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public bill

noun
1.
a congressional or parliamentary bill involving the general interests of the people at large or of the whole community.
Compare private bill.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for public bill

public bill

noun
1.
(in Parliament) a bill dealing with public policy that usually applies to the whole country Compare private bill, hybrid bill
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