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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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Drilon said the President's line item veto "is based on legal and constitutional grounds, and not because the President sided with the Senate."
"To prevent the Omnibus situation from ever happening again I am calling on Congress to give me a line item veto for all govt spending bills and the Senate must end the filibuster rule," President Trump stated.
The President called on Congress to give him a "line item veto" for all federal spending bills, which would allow him to delete provisions of the bills he dislikes, despite the Supreme Court's ruling that such vetos for tax and spending provisions are unconstitutional.
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.
"Some of my ideas are as follows: 1) term limits, 2) tax exemptions for veterans, 3) stricter campaign expenditures limits, 4) a state holiday for elections, 5) a line item veto, 6) a ban on legislative grants, and 7) tuition waivers for veterans.
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.
(1991) "The Item Veto and State Government Expenditures." Public Choice 68 (1-3): 1-15.
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.