Definitions for "Bills"
For the NFL team, see Buffalo Bills. The Bills were a youth subculture that thrived in Léopoldville (modern-day Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) in the late 1950s, basing much of their image and outlook on the cowboys of American Western movies.
These are the legislative instruments introduced and taken through the Legislative Assembly, which, on being passed and assented to by the Governor, become Acts.
Congressional bills that originate in the House of Representative should be designated as "H.R. 1492." Note two periods and a space before the number. Bills from the Senate are designated as "S.R. 1493." (The numbers are examples only.)
The primary vehicle used by Congress to enact laws. Bills originating in the House are designated by "H.R." (i.e., H.R. 956), while those in the Senate are designated by "S." (i.e., S. 21). In both houses, bills are also assigned a number in the order in which they are introduced during a session. A bill becomes law if: passed in identical language by both houses and signed by the president; or passed over a presidential veto; or if the president fails to sign it within ten days after he has received it while Congress is in session (see POCKET VETO).
Short-term fixed interest loan stock. Commonly issued by governments or very large corporations.
Short-term securities of the U.S. Treasury sold at a discount from their face value. Difference between purchase price and face value represents interest income if held to maturity. Other governments also use bills for short-term financing. Also see T-bills.
Keywords:  insider, term
An insider's term for $100 bills.