a-engrossed

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    is a bill that is printed with its amendments or changes. If a bill is so engrossed, it will be printed as "SB____, A-eng.," meaning "Senate Bill ____, including its amendments."

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    An engrossed (meaning "to make a final fair copy of") bill is a bill that is printed with its amendments. If a bill is so engrossed, it will be printed as "SB____, A-eng.," meaning "Senate Bill ____, including its amendments." A bill may be amended more than once; in that case, the bill will be printed "B-eng.," and so on.

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1Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary for Kids, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­kids/­childrensglossary.htm (last accessed May 27, 2009).

2Oregon State Legislature, Legislative Glossary of Terms, http://­www.leg.state.or.us/­glossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).