clean bill

Definition of "clean bill"
  1. A revised version of a proposed law (bill) amended and resubmitted to the legislative body by a legislating committee
How to use "clean bill" in a sentence
  1. The legislating committee worked through the night to produce a clean bill for review by the legislature.
  2. While the original proposal was rejected, the clean bill received substantial support.
  3. The team of legislators intent on healthcare reform sought to create a clean bill that both houses could pass.

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