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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And, in an act of all-too-common political duplicity, Republican congressional leaders have rolled the measure into an $81 billion Iraq war appropriations bill.
The appropriations bill was passed by both houses and sent to the White House for President Bush's signature.
The House Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2007 passed the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education on a party line vote (9 yeas vs.
In recent years, appropriations have trimmed allocations for the defense appropriations bill, freeing up more money for non-defense appropriations.
The Lower House began plenary deliberations on the Budget last Monday, September 4, as the lawmakers pushed for the passage of the General Appropriations Bill (House Bill 6215).
2) The responsibility for drafting legislation to provide such spending is currently divided among 12 appropriations subcommittees in each chamber, each of which is tasked with reporting a regular appropriations bill to cover all programs under its jurisdiction.
ON JANUARY 17, 2014, the President signed into law the final appropriations bill for fiscal year 2014.
In October, the Senate Appropriations Committee released the draft text for its Interior and Environment appropriations bill.
The House has passed six appropriations bills, while the Senate only has approved the Military Construction/Veteran's Affairs appropriations bill.
Last week, the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee approved a 2012 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill that would eliminate the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office and virtually all its programs.
Lawmakers chose not to debate or adopt an annual budget resolution that sets funding limits for appropriations bills, and lawmakers failed to bring the appropriations bill that funds education programs up for a vote in either chamber.
The House of Representatives passed the appropriations bill by a vote of 411-6.