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 provision is included in the 2009 Financial Services appropriation bill, S.
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.
The "New Hampshire Forest Management Initiatives Act of 1988," passed in conjunction with the appropriation bill last session, earmarked $5.
As of the beginning of August, the House had passed the appropriation bill with the $25 million in research and development funds but without the $10 million in construction funds.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today hailed passage of the Department of Defense appropriation bill that includes funding for the Focus Center Research Program (FCRP), a top legislative priority of the SIA.
The government will present the Appropriation Bill for 2014 to parliament this week.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco's 2011 appropriation bill foresees creating 18,802 jobs and reducing the administration operating expenses, Economy and Finance Minister Salaheddine Mezouar said on Wednesday.
Summary: Morocco's 2011 appropriation bill forecasts a growth rate of 5%, an inflation rate of less than 2% and a budget deficit of 3.
The funds were added to a 2001 federal appropriation bill last week and will go toward establishing the Valley campus of Children's Museum of Los Angeles, which will be the region's largest museum.
The Energy and Water appropriation bill has passed both Houses of Congress and awaits Presidential signature.