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engrossed bill

noun

, U.S. Government.
  1. a bill that has been passed in one house of Congress.


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An engrossed bill to ascertain and regulate the claims to half-pay and to invalid pensions was read the third time and passed.

An engrossed bill making certain appropriations therein mentioned was read the third time, and passed.

Any member may demand the reading in full of the engrossed bill if he desires.

The engrossed bill supplementary to the several acts on the subject of a uniform rule of naturalization, was read a third time.

An engrossed bill for the relief of Thomas K. Jones was read the third time, and passed.

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