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private bill

a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc.
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Sherman had to prove Salehi's circumstances were so unusual that they merited a private bill.
While it is highly unlikely that a private Bill will get Parliament's approval, it will have made a contribution if it can stir a debate among our lawmakers on the issue.
It has been introduced in the Senate as a private bill and no one else in the PPP has spoken out in favour of it yet.
Shahbaz directed the Punjab law minister to prepare a private bill for enhancement in the compensation rate for the victims of road accidents under the Motor Vehicles Ordinance and send the bill to the standing committee of the Punjab Assembly for consideration.
SHADOW Welsh Secretary Cheryl Gillan was celebrating last night after her private Bill to boost support for people with autism cleared its first parliamentary hurdle.
Councillors agreed unanimously to promote a private bill forbidding the sale of "junk food" with free toys.
He also intends to support NDP MP Bill Siksay (Burnaby-Douglas) private bill calling for placing transsexuals under the protection of Canada's Hate Crimes Act.
Well in excess of 100 Labour MPs will back Ellesmere Port MP Andrew Miller's private bill to extend employment rights to 1.
Macintosh gained cross-party support for his plans when he put forward a private Bill.
The plans for a national enforcement body was contained in a Private Bill unveiled earlier in the day by Lib Dem MP Jo Swinson, and supported by MPs from across the political spectrum.
private bill MP Barry Sheerman wants to make it illegal for a youngster to leave school at 16 without an education place or job training
The deadline for objections to the council's private bill to enforce tougher trading rules passes at 4pm - with none lodged when Westminster shut down on Friday.