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Permissive Bill

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Permissive Bill a measure embodying the principles of local option for the regulation of the liquor traffic
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. permittĕre, -missum, to let pass through—per, through, mittĕre, to send.

Usage

In literature:

On the third of March 1842, Lord Mahon obtained permission to bring in a bill to amend the Law of Copyright.
"The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I ask permission to introduce a Bill for the establishment of a national system of Labour Exchanges.
"Liberalism and the Social Problem" by Winston Spencer Churchill
With your permission, ladies and gentlemen, I will give you the bill of fare on this memorable occasion.
"A History of Oregon, 1792-1849" by William Henry Gray
He spoke calmly upon the Permissive Liquor Bill, and gave the ministerial statement in regard to it.
"An American Four-In-Hand in Britain" by Andrew Carnegie
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In news:

Up to $2 million in restitution will be available to Floridians billed without their permission to subscriptions to online music, video and games services, such as Rhapsody, Superpass and Gamepass, Attorney General.
House Bill 96 makes it a crime to use someone's online profile without their permission.
" "Cramming" is where outside companies are able to charge the consumer's phone bills without ever getting permission.
Ohio Abortion Bill Requires Man's Written Permission .
As you pour money into your gas tank today, and wonder how you'll pay for your kid's next orthodontist bill, I give you permission to quietly curse the name of Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan.
"Bill" Thompson, and is used by permission of the copyright owner, W.B.
Ohio Abortion Bill Requires Man's Written Permission.
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