Glossary of Legislative Terms: "Christmas-Tree Bill" Archives
Glossary of Legislative Terms: "Christmas-Tree Bill"
Christmas-Tree Bill: Jargon for a bill containing many amendments unrelated to the bill’s subjects; usually refers to Senate measures.
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December 19, 2008 08:07 AM Tips and Terms