enrolled bill


enrolled bill
A legislative bill in its final form as enacted and deposited with the official custodian of the statutory laws. 50 Am J1st Stat § 148.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • enrolled bill — The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both houses of a legislature and is ready for signature. In legislative practice, a bill which has been duly introduced, finally passed by both houses, signed by the proper officers of …   Black's law dictionary

  • enrolled bill — The final copy of a bill or joint resolution which has passed both houses of a legislature and is ready for signature. In legislative practice, a bill which has been duly introduced, finally passed by both houses, signed by the proper officers of …   Black's law dictionary

  • enrolled bill — noun : a copy of a bill enacted by a United States governing body that embodies all changes introduced before enactment and that is filed away as evidence of what the law is * * * U.S. Govt. a copy of a bill passed by both houses of Congress,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • enrolled bill — U.S. Govt. a copy of a bill passed by both houses of Congress, signed by their presiding officers, and sent to the President for signature. Cf. engrossed bill. [1780 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Enrolled Bill — noun In the USA, Legislation that has been passed by both houses of , signed by their presiding officers, and sent to the President for signature …   Wiktionary

  • Enrolled Bill doctrine — The Enrolled Bill doctrine, also known as the enrolled bill rule, is a principle of judicial interpretation of rules of procedure in legislative bodies. It holds that, once a bill passes a legislative body and is signed into law, the courts… …   Wikipedia

  • enrolled bill rule — Under enrolled bill rule it is conclusively presumed that statute, as authenticated and deposited in Secretary of State s office, is precisely same as enacted by Legislature and courts will not go behind enrolled Nueces County v. King, Tex.Civ.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • enrolled bill rule — Under enrolled bill rule it is conclusively presumed that statute, as authenticated and deposited in Secretary of State s office, is precisely same as enacted by Legislature and courts will not go behind enrolled Nueces County v. King, Tex.Civ.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • enrolled bill rule — The rule that an enrolled bill imports absolute verity, so that the courts will not look beyond it to ascertain whether it has been regularly enacted or whether it expresses the terms of the statute as enacted. 50 Am J1st Stat § 149 …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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