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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Incidentally, it prearranged appropriation bill or budget after the civil year calendar; reckoned from January 1 to December 31 according to Gregoriancalendar.
The HC also granted time to the Centre till April 12 to reply to the rejoinder filed by ex-CM Rawat in the case in which he had challenged the ordinance which claimed that the state government's appropriation bill was not passed in the state assembly on March 18.
NigeriaaACAOs President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday signed the controversial 2013 appropriation bill into law at a closed door ceremony in his office.
Summary: The 2012 Appropriation Bill provides for creating 26,204 jobs and allocating 13.
Summary: Rabat - The House of Representatives (Lower House) passed, during a plenary session on Wednesday, the 2011 appropriation bill by a majority, after a second reading.
The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies appropriation bill, signed into law on October 16, provides significant increases for R&D spending in various U.
The provision is included in the 2009 Financial Services appropriation bill, S.
As part of the recently passed Department of Homeland Security appropriation bill, all remaining subrogation claims associated with New Mexico's Cerro Grande fire have been settled.
If we follow that line of reasoning, the Legislature may simply make a separate appropriation in any lump sum for each department, or by proper language in the general appropriation bill, consolidate the funds for almost the entire state government, and, under the guise of `directing' the expenditure of the money, limit its application to matters and amounts which the Governor believes to be highly injurious in part to the best interests of the state, practically compelling him to choose between abandoning the veto power, or suspending the operation of the government, thus nullifying the provisions of the Constitution under consideration, and going back to the very conditions its makers sought to avoid.
PALMDALE - A $317 billion defense appropriation bill contains funding for key Antelope Valley projects, including the B-2 bomber, the Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft and the F-22 fighter.
Clinton vetoed the Justice/Commerce/State appropriation bill because the State Department would be underfunded, Congress failed to fund 50,000 new police hires under his COPS program, and there is still no money to pay U.
REPEALING The GOP's appropriation bill for the EPA would CLEAN eliminate restrictions on dumping raw sewage and WATER stormwater runoff, two of the most dangerous causes of STANDARDS pollution.