appropriation bill

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Noun1.appropriation bill - a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purposeappropriation bill - a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
line item - an item in an appropriation bill; "Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"
bill, measure - a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The bill, which was approved by the House as part of a 'minibus' package of four appropriation bills, establishes a $28.
Amid indications that the House may be adjourned sine die in the view of the continuing logjam, the government managed to get the Appropriation Bills passed by a voice vote in the Lok Sabha amid slogan shouting by Opposition members.
Meanwhile, Congress has typically not received appropriation bills for health and human services, housing, and education until late July.