Definitions for act of congress
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act of Congress(Noun)
Authorization that is extremely difficult to get, especially in a timely fashion.
Origin: From the literal sense of act enacted by US Congress
Act of Congress
An Act of Congress is a statute enacted by the United States Congress. It can either be a Public Law, relating to the general public, or a Private Law, relating to specific institutions or individuals. The term can be used in other countries with a legislature named "Congress," such as the Congress of the Philippines.
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