line-item veto


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line-i·tem veto

(līn′ī′təm)
n.
The power of a government executive, usually a governor, to veto some parts of a bill passed by the legislature while signing other portions into law. Also called item veto.

line′-i`tem ve′to


n.
the power, as of a state governor, to veto particular items of a bill without having to veto the entire bill.
Also called item veto.
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Debt service on the 2014 COPs has become embroiled in a dispute between Governor Dayton and the Minnesota legislature as a result of the governor's line-item veto of the legislature's biennial budget appropriation in May 2017 following the legislature's adjournment.
Randy Jessup, R-Shoreview, lauded his bill as a way to prevent shutdowns and avoid the consequences of the Supreme Court line-item veto ruling.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has already submitted to MalacaAaAaAeA~ang for line-item veto the 2018 GAA and the Tax Reform Accelerati and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has submitted to the Office of the President a memorandum containing items recommended for line-item veto under the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2018 and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.
The Palace has shown signs of displeasure over the fate of the 'tokhang' budget, but it remains to be seen if the result will be some sort of line-item veto by the President.
On June 12, Abbott used his line-item veto power to cut $120 million from the state budget, mostly for environmental programs.
The Republican governor and legislative leaders devised the line-item veto approach to get around a deadlock over the program in the Senate, where the Medicaid budget bill had fallen short of the three-fourths vote needed.
In 1997, President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills.
The governor has line-item veto power to get rid of spending on specific projects.
It, in essence, becomes a line-item veto, which we can't have," Samuelson said.
While the Supreme Court was not amenable to allowing Congress to vote to give the President broad line-item veto power, it may be less willing to infringe upon the President's independent constitutional authorities as Commander in Chief and chief executive to block defense spending that is wasteful or strategically unsound.
Pat Quinn on Wednesday proceeded to show the state's lawmakers that their inaction has consequences, by issuing a line-item veto of a budget bill resting on his desk.