walk-around bill
 n.— «A “walk-around bill” is a term used to describe a piece of legislation sponsored by a senator or representative very late in the session, often to duck a contentious debate. Instead of filing those bills early in the session so they can be referred to committees for public hearings, lawmakers who want them passed literally walk them through their respective chambers gathering enough co-sponsors to ensure passage.» —“In Dover, mum’s the word” by Mike Billington News Journal (Wilmington, Delaware) July 3, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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