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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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The secretary despatched his man with a message to Rabourdin that the minister could not work with him until Saturday, on which day the Chamber was occupied with private bills, and his Excellency had more time at his disposal.
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." Mr.
Moreover, it has helped prepare 260 international agreements, 186 private bills and 68 government bills till July of this year.
Nine sessions were conducted for 89 days during which treasury benches introduced 23 bills and 47 private bills were also tabled in the House.
Last week, Kuria accused Majority leader Aden Duale of frustrating most of his private bills by ensuring they do not get to the floor of the House.
He said for the first time 07 acts were passed in joint sitting whereas 30 private bills became laws during the tenure of this assembly.
He said for the first time seven acts were passed in joint sitting whereas thirty private bills became laws during the tenure of this assembly.
The government also adopted the same attitude in respect of 69 private bills moved by the legislators.
The house also adopted private bills for setting up the Pakistan University and the Usman Institute of Technology University.
"We have been working closely with them on their cases-coordinating with their lawyers, and we introduced private bills for each in the Senate.
On May 18, 2016, the Select Standing Committee on Parliamentary Reform, Ethical Conduct, Standing Orders and Private Bills released its report recommending that Private Bill 401, the Millar College of the Bible Act, proceed to second reading.
Some 34 private bills were also introduced on Private Members Days.