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private bill

n
(Parliamentary Procedure) a bill presented to Parliament or Congress on behalf of a private individual, corporation, etc
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Blake, the elder, was up to his eyes in the business of the House of Commons, and was amusing himself at home that night with the favourite parliamentary plaything which they call "a private bill.
However, the minister assured the opposition lawmakers that the bill would be passed with amendments through support of treasury lawmakers if it was moved as a private bill.
Umar Ghauri also appreciated CM Sindh's Special Assistant on Culture and MPA Sharmila Faruqui, who moved a private bill in 2014 that was referred to the standing committee on law, parliamentary affairs and human rights for a review and amendments.
The House of Commons and House of Lords require transcription services for select committee and private bill committee hearings, as well as occasional other similar proceedings.
On the onset of proceedings MQM MPA Khawaja Izharul Hasan presented private bill number 13, seeking the establishment of Altaf Hussain University in Karachi.
His proposed private Bill would allow profitable and loss-making routes to be bundled together and offered as a package for which operators can bid.
Backbench Conservative MP James Wharton's private bill calling for a vote in 2017 is expected to be passed today as most Labour and Lib Dem MPs will abstain.
A West Ham spokesman said: "This was a private bill paid for by the manager as a Christmas thank you to his extended backroom staff.
The private Bill was moved in the Lok Sabha by Dr Ratan Singh Ajnala, a Shiromani Akali Dal ( SAD) MP from Khadoor Sahib constituency in Punjab.
Political pressure - including plans by MP Ashok Kumar to table a private bill - was stepped up, as the Evening Gazette's Ban Young Guns campaign was delivered to Downing Street.
In December 2008, federal Winnipeg MP Rod Bruinooge declared his intention to introduce a Private Bill to halt assaults on women who refuse to have an abortion.
A private bill was introduced to the Commons in March by then-Tory MP Sir Patrick Cormack, backed by Vince Cable, so supermarkets would be shut when the nation falls into respectful silence.