A weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff.
A legislative proposal, designated as H.R. in the House of Representatives and S. in the Senate, followed by a number assigned in the order in which it is introduced during the two-year period in which a Congress is convened. If approved by both houses of Congress in the same form and signed by the President, a bill becomes a law.
Often called a bill of exchange or draft, a bill is an unconditional demand for payment made by one party to another party. In the investment industry, it commonly refers to a U.S. Treasury bill or T-bill, a short-term discounted government security sold at weekly and monthly auctions.
The name given to legislation introduced in the House or Senate. Each bill is designated "HR" if it is introduced in the House and "S" if it is introduced in the Senate. For each two-year congressional term, bill numbers are just assinged sequentially, so the numbers are reused frequently. For this reason, it is probably more accurate to remember the name of a bill, its sponsor, or the subject material that it discusses.
A) Short, informal note; B) document initiating proceedings at common law or in equity; C) petition in parliament, on which enactment may be made. (Sayles, George O. The King's Parliament of England, 144) Miltiary use: a weapon based on agricultural tools and usually having a hooked blade with spikes at top and rear. (Wise, Terence. Medieval Warfare, 246) Related terms: Petition
Document which proposes a change in existing statutes and/or introducesa new statute. The bill accompanies th Petition.Bills are bound in the Legislative Documents volumes in the State Library. (See also Petition and Legislative Documents)
A staff weapon with an asymmetrical head usually fashioned to include a spike, a curved cutting hook in front, balanced with a short spike in back. Derived from an agricultural instrument and popular with the English and Italian infantries of the fifteenth century.
Legislation drafted in the form of an Act for introduction into the Senate or the House of Representatives and identified with a bill number. If the bill is passed by both houses and signed by the Governor or otherwise becomes law, it becomes an Act.
A type of legislative measure that requires passage by both chambers of the legislature and action by the governor. A bill is the primary means used to create and change the laws of the state. The Legislative Information System also uses the term "bill" generically to refer to the various types of legislative measures that may be introduced during a legislative session. Bill types include: senate and house bills, senate and house joint resolutions, senate and house concurrent resolutions, and senate and house resolutions.
A legislative proposal introduced by a Member of Congress. Bills are designated as H.R. (House of Representatives) or S. (Senate) according to the body in which they are introduced, and assigned numbers according to the order in which they are introduced.
Legislative proposal introduced in either house. Designated H.R. (House of Representatives) or S. (Senate) according to the house in which it originates and by a number assigned in the order in which it was introduced. When introduced, a bill is referred to the committee that had jurisdiction over the subject with which the bill is concerned.
A document by which a legislator proposes to enact a new law, amend or repeal an existing law. "Bill" is used to refer to the document from the time it is drafted and delivered to the legislator until it is passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Legislation to create a new act (or amend or repeal existing law). Must be passed by both Chambers and signed by the President before becoming law. This is the only vehicle for enactment of a law by the legislature.
A legislative proposal for enactment of a law. It is called a bill until it is passed and signed, at which time it is a law (statute) and is no longer referred to as a bill. (See Legislation below). (Downloaded 1st December 2003) http://dictionary.law.com/definition2.asp?selected=67&bold
The draft form of an Act submitted by government for consideration in the Houses of Parliament prior to becoming legislation. PDF files are received from PBO of the originating House for production. Prints on Azure stock.
The principal vehicle employed by lawmakers for introducing their proposals (enacting or repealing laws, for example) in the Senate. Bills are designated S. 1, S. 2, and so on depending on the order in which they are introduced. They address either matters of general interest ("public bills") or narrow interest ("private bills"), such as immigration cases and individual claims against the Federal government.
A draft of a proposed piece of legislation. A Bill that has passed through all stages in both Houses of Parliament and which has received Royal Assent, becomes an Act, and then becomes law. At the end of each session British bills are collocated alphabetically by title in the Sessional papers. Sometimes a British Bill is defeated, or is dropped because of insufficient time to debate it. At the end of each session a House paper lists all the Bills and shows the fate of each Bill that did not receive Royal Assent.
A proposed law, introduced during a session for consideration by the Legislature, and identified numerically in order of presentation; also, commonly refers to Joint and Concurrent Resolutions and Constitutional Amendments.
a proposal calling for a new law, a change in current law, the repeal of current law, or a constitutional amendment. It consists of a title, enacting clause, and body (text), which is examined and approved by the revisor of statutes.
A proposed law, introduced during a session for consideration by the Legislature, and identified numerically in order of presentation; also, a reference that may include joint and concurrent resolutions and constitutional amendments.
A legislative proposal introduced by a member of Congress. Bills are designated as HR (House of Representatives) or S (Senate) according to the body in which they are introduced. Most bills are public bills, dealing with general issues. Private bills deal with individual claims against the government, such as immigration cases and land disputes.
Accompanies petition and usually asks for legislative action of a relatively permanent nature--a general law or special act. The usual procedure is that they be printed 24 hours before being considered for final action.
The term 'bill' refers to a proposed law that has been introduced into the Parliament. A bill becomes law when it is passed by both houses and receives royal assent. When a bill becomes law, it is referred to as an 'Act'.
Formally introduced legislation. Most legislative proposals are in the form of bills and are designated as H.R. (House of Representatives) or S. (Senate), depending on the House in which they originate, and are numbered consecutively in the order in which they are introduced during each Congress. Public bills deal with general questions and become Public Laws, or Acts, if approved by Congress and signed by the President. Private bills deal with individual matters such as claims against the Federal Government, immigration and naturalization cases, land titles, et cetera, and become private laws if approved and signed.
Formal written declaration, petition, complaint or statement. E.g., a declaration of wrong a complainant has suffered is a bill of complaint. Also, a draft of a new or amended law presented to a legislature for action.
A proposal for a law that is introduced into Parliament. Bills are considered consecutively by the two Houses of Parliament, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The two Houses must agree to a bill in identical terms before it can be transmitted to the Governor-General for assent, which marks its passage into law.
A draft of an Act of Parliament, presented to either the House of Commons or the House of Lords to vote on. If successful, the Bill becomes an Act after Royal Assent. Cash terms/cash prices The amount of money actually spent or planned to be spent, regardless of its purchasing power (in contrast to real terms/constant prices).
a form or draft of a proposed law presented to a legislature. In the federal government, if a bill is passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate, it is presented to the President. If the president signs it or does nothing for ten days, it becomes a law. If the bill is vetoed, then it cannot become a law unless the Congress overrides the veto.
A proposed law introduced in either the House of Representatives or the Senate. A bill originating in the House of Representatives is designated by the letters "H.R." followed by a number and bills introduced in the Senate as "S." followed by a number. The sequential numbering of bills for each session of Congress began in the House with the 15th Congress (1817) and in the Senate with the 30th Congress (1847).
A proposal for a law; strictly speaking, it refers only to proposed public or private and special laws. Other types of proposals include "RESOLVE," "RESOLUTION," and "CONSTITUTIONAL RESOLUTION." Any such proposal is generally referred to as an L.D. or Legislative Document. (See also “FORM OF A BILL” and “HOW TO READ A BILL” in Part I, D, 1, d and e)
proposed legislation. In Congress, bills are designated as H.R. (House of Representatives) or S. (Senate), depending on the chamber in which they were first introduced, and are numbered consecutively in the order in which they are introduced. Public bills address general questions and become Public Laws or Acts (see statute ) if passed by the legislature and signed by the executive. Private bills deal with individual matters such as claims against the government, immigration and naturalization cases, land titles, etc., and become private laws if approved and signed.
A draft Act introduced into Parliament. A bill is introduced by being lodged with the Clerk. A public bill must be signed by the member introducing it, and may also be signed by any member supporting it. A private bill must be signed by or on behalf of the promoter. Notice of the introduction of a bill is published in the Business Bulletin. Procedures concerning public bills are in chapter 9 of standing orders; those concerning private bills are in chapter 9A of standing orders. A bill introduced in any session of the Parliament falls if it has not been passed by the Parliament before the end of that session.
The Bill is a medieval weapon, and the mainstay of common soldiery in late medieval period. Originally they are descended from an agricultural instrument, the bill hook, a hedging tool, comprising of a hooked blade on the end of a shaft. As a weapon, the bill appears in any number of flavours, but it is a "pointy stick" type weapon, with a head more elaborate than a spear, and of a about 5 to 8 feet in length. A bill should not be confused with the pike, a later and longer weapon; especially in front of a billman, as some of them can get quite precious about it, (also, they are not roundheads or square heads, or anything to do with any sort of knot, sealed, secured or otherwise, that is an entirely different period).
also called a Brown Bill or a Black Bill. A polearm with a wide cutting blade, with or without spikes and hooks in various locations, derived from the common agricultural tool. The billhook became the mainstay of English infantry forces during the High Middle Ages, and remained such for centuries. This fearsome weapon was capable of killing both armoured opponents and horses, an important factor when facing cavalry forces. Billhooks came in a large variety of shapes and dimensions.
The Bill was a polearm mainly used by the English. The Bill's efficiency as a close combat weapon meant it was commonly used by 15th and 16th century English infantrymen. Descended from agricultural billhooks and the pollaxe, the bill was a chopping blade with several spiking projections mounted on a staff of six or seven feet.
The bill is sent out several weeks before the beginning of the semester. It includes mandatory charges, a list of optional items, and approved financial aid credits. (Revised bills are available only upon specific request.) A statement is sent out when necessary during the semester, which reflects the student's optional item selections and the status of the student's account.
A bill is a document requesting payment for goods previously supplied. This presentation of a bill is common practice on the part of restaurants, credit card companies, utilities, and other service providers. The bill for something is the total price of all services and goods received but not yet paid for, and is presented in the expectation of immediate payment in full.
Bill is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Bernie Goldmann and Melisa Wallick. The film was shot in St. Louis, Missouri from June 11 - July 20, 2006; the school scenes of the film were shot at Mary Institute and St.
Bill (played by David Carradine) is the character for whom the movie Kill Bill is named and is the leader of The Deadly Viper Assassination Squad, which included Bill's brother, Budd. Bill's code name is "Snake Charmer". His origins and full name are not known.
A document giving evidence of indebtedness of one party to another, as, for example, a written order for goods that can be used as security for a loan to the supplier of the goods from a bank, or a security such as a Treasury bill.
Bill is the first LP released by Tripping Daisy in 1993 on the Dragon Street label. It was later re-released by Island. It is generally regarded as a good effort by the band, but not their greatest work.
Bill is a web panel for printing and managing your bills and customers. It is written in PHP and uses MySQL. Hopefully, Bill will have an export to pdf in the future, and support for different languages and bill layouts.
Each billing cycle (usually once per month) your card issuer will send you a bill. The bill will detail the activity on your account for that billing cycle. The reverse side of your bill usually describes some of the basic terms of your card agreement, including how the interest is calculated and where to call with questions. See your card agreement for complete information on the terms.