Tag: Private Bill

Private Calendar / Private Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Private Calendar / Private Bill (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Private Calendar / Private Bill Private Calendar In the House, private bills dealing with individual matters such as claims against the government, immigration, land titles, etc., are put on this calendar. The private calendar must be called on the first Tuesday of each month, and […]

Petition Box (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Petition Box (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Petition Box photo credit: feeliz A “petition box” is mentioned in older House documents. The “petiton box” was not a physical box in the House, but a method of handling private bills. [It is not necessary that leave should be asked of the House to […]