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item veto

item veto

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) the power of a state governor to veto items in bills without vetoing the entire measure

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Martinez responded by vetoing the entire tax increase package and using her line item veto authority to remove funding in the budget for higher education and the Legislature itself.
When the Supreme Court declared the pork barrel system unconstitutional, it was made clear that lump sum discretionary funds violate the nondelegation clause and the separation of power principle in the Constitution and the power of line item veto by the President, Belgica said.
Congress enacted the Line Item Veto Act of 1996, which gave the President sweeping powers to veto individual items in appropriations bills unless Congress overrode the veto with a two-thirds vote in both houses.
The item veto power forms an important check on the legislature in many states, including Alaska.
3) On these types of vetoes, see CRS Report RL33635, Item Veto and
The Line Item Veto and Public Sector Budgets: Evidence from the States.
Just like Gray Davis before him, Arnold Schwarzenegger has failed either to defend his initial budget or to use his line item veto power to cut the Legislature's budget.
The potential use of the item veto in protecting the executive budget from legislation in the appropriations process is not a new concept.
He chose not to line item veto it (to save it) and maintain it for the remaining six months of the Pilot Project.
The governor (to his credit) used his line item veto to eliminate some of the more outrageous ideas but much slipped through.