private member's bill


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private member's bill

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(Parliamentary Procedure) a public bill introduced in the House of Commons or the legislative assemblies of Canada, Australia, or New Zealand by a private member
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private member's bill

n (Parliament) → progetto di legge ad iniziativa personale
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AFTER 45 years, the Rajya Sabha on Friday unanimously passed a private member's Bill which aims to protect the rights of transgender persons and end discrimination against them through a national commission and special courts while seeking reservation in education and jobs.
A private member's bill that would scrap the cruel tax for many victims is being considered by a committee of MPs.
Tory backbencher James Wharton, who had brought forward the legislation as a private member's bill at the behest of the party leadership, said: "Labour and the Lib Dems have conspired in the House of Lords to kill this important piece of legislation, doing the bidding of their political masters in the Commons.
in year-by-year consultations," said Rob Clarke, the Desnethe-Missinippi-Churchill River MP who brought the private member's bill forward.
com said: "Mr Wharton's calm and canny promo-tion of his private member's bill on an EU referendum will undoubtedly have driven his topping of the poll".
Conservative MP for Stockton South James Wharton has tabled a private member's bill requiring an in/out referendum to be held by the end of 2017, with the support of party leader David Cameron, who was unable to bring the legislation forward as a government bill because of opposition from Liberal Democrat coalition partners.
The Opposition had announced in early January that it was going to introduce a private member's bill regarding Reservists Leave in the upcoming spring sitting.
It was Mr Owen who was the catalyst for the new get-tough approach, having launched his own Private Member's Bill in Parliament to bring in the new Adjudicator.
LAWYER and Pontypridd AM Mick Antoniw was today hosting a 45-minute briefing in Cardiff to outline his Private Member's Bill for the recovery of medical costs for asbestos diseases.
The private member's bill by Labor MP Steph Key proposed to decriminialise all types of prostitution such as those done at home and in brothels, escort services and those who walk the street.
New Delhi, May 2 ( ANI ): Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi has clarified that a private member's bill on restraining the media, which was submitted by Meenakshi Natarajan contains the personal views of the lawmaker, and added that she did not take the approval of Rahul Gandhi before submitting it.
Betting shop bill halted DAME Joan Ruddock's anti-betting shops private member's bill was left in the stalls on its second reading in the House of Commons yesterday.

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