Bill Law and Legal Definition

A Bill could refer to the following

1. A formal written complaint, such as a court paper requesting some specific action for reasons alleged.

2. An equitable pleading by which a claimant brings a claim in a court of equity. Before the merger of law and equity, the bill in equity was similar to a declaration in law.

3. A legislative proposal offered for debate before its enactment. A statute in draft before it becomes the law.

4. An enacted statute

5. An itemized list of charges; an invoice For example, a hospital bill.

6. A bill of exchange; a draft .

7. A formal document or note; an instrument

8. piece of paper money

9. promissory note