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second reading

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(Parliamentary Procedure) the second presentation of a bill in a legislative assembly, as to approve its general principles (in Britain), or to discuss a committee's report on it (in the US)
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Noun1.second reading - the second presentation of a bill in a legislature; to approve its general principles (Britain) or to discuss a committee's report and take a vote (US)
presentation - the act of presenting a proposal
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At the second reading the request which the lawyer now addressed to her, and the farewell words which had escaped Mr.
Welland gasped, as if a second reading had been necessary to bring the monstrous absurdity of the thing home to him.
And already we have found that it improves also on second reading. A book of "thoughts" should be a book that may be fairly dipped into, and yield good quotable sayings.
The second reading confirmed her in a resolution which she had privately taken, while she had been sitting by Anne on the sofa--a resolution destined to lead to far more serious results in the future than any previsions of hers could anticipate.
His lords brave each other in smart epigramatic speeches, but the dialogue is in costume, and does not please on the second reading: it is not warm with life.
Micawber was so very much struck by this happy rounding off with a quotation, that he indulged himself, and us, with a second reading of the sentence, under pretence of having lost his place.
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A bill, granting a 25-year legislative franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan (SPSB) owned by Senator Loren Legarda's son, has hurdled the second reading in the Senate.
To even get to the stage of having a vote - which would come in the Bill's Committee stage - on whether there should be another EU referendum, MPs would have to back the Government's Withdrawal Agreement Bill at second reading - its first Commons test.
Sir Graham said in a statement "The Prime Minister is determined to secure our departure from the European Union and is devoting her efforts to securing the second reading of the Withdrawal agreement Bill in the week commencing June 3 2019 and the passage of that Bill and the consequent departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union by the summer.
The National Assembly is expected to vote in second reading amendments to the Law on arms, munitions, explosives and pyrotechnic objects, as well as in the Law on Restoration and Restructuring of Credit Institutions and Investment Intermediaries.