from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bill or statement specifying the amount of money to be paid, as to workmen, soldiers, and the like.


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  • We will take down the discretionary spending, reduce the caps and transfer that to the pay-bill account to offset the tax cuts.

    Briefing By Vp Gore Tyson Rubin And Rivlin On Budget

  • Resolved, That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be authorized to issue to the Librarian, a pay-bill for the same per diem as is allowed by law to a Member of the General Assembly, and to the Clerks of the Solicitors sixty dollars, for the services of said Librarian and Clerks during the present session.

    Journal of the Senate of South Carolina, Being the Sessions of 1863

  • "By voting for a package which includes a two-year pay freeze in addition to other measures which will cut the annual overall teacher pay-bill by around £45m, Scotland's teachers will be taking a significant hit for a financial crisis that is not of their making."

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  • "They could cost the Treasury around £4.6 billion in lost tax revenue and £6.1 billion in increased benefit payments - adding £10.7 billion a year to the annual deficit and almost entirely cancelling out the apparent £12.5 billion saving to the public sector pay-bill," said general secretary Dave Prentis.

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  • The statists in FF need to realise that the solution is a cuti n the public-sector pay-bill by privatisation, without which we wouldn't even have a deficit. - 3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,27,28,29,30,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,41,42,48,49,50,52

  • Resolved, That the presiding officers of each branch of this General Assembly do issue to the Clerks of their Houses, respectively, a pay-bill for the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars, and that the Reading Clerks, Assistant Clerks, the Messengers and the Doorkeepers of the two Houses be paid each the sum of one hundred and twenty-five dollars, the same to be compensation for the services of each of said officers and their assistants during the present extra session, and that the Bank of the State of South Carolina be authorized to pay the same.

    Journal of the Senate of South Carolina, Being the Sessions of 1863

  • €300bn in debt, but no plans to cut the public service pay-bill, Greece is having a tough time in the recession

    RTÉ News


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