government bill

noun, sometimes capitalized G

Definition of government bill

: a public or private bill prepared, introduced, and sponsored in the legislature by a member of the government in Great Britain a government bill … is in direct charge of a minister— F. A. Ogg & Harold Zink in France … government bills are drawn up in the departments— D. W. S. Lidderdale — compare private member's bill

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“Government bill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/government%20bill. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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