line item


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

line item

n.
A single item, especially of a legislative appropriations bill.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.line item - an item in an appropriation bill; "Some governors can veto line items in their state budgets"
item, point - a distinct part that can be specified separately in a group of things that could be enumerated on a list; "he noticed an item in the New York Times"; "she had several items on her shopping list"; "the main point on the agenda was taken up first"
appropriation bill - a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
References in periodicals archive ?
'Now, it's the duty of the President to approve, approve with line item veto, or veto altogether the whole budget,' he said.
I am pleased to see a portion of the line item funds used for this very promising initiative."
Continue to map out the tax return for each line item and begin building a database of tax planning items mapped to the line items on the tax return.
All other line items were contingent upon the Proposition 2-1/2 override in the amount of $1,400,000 and they included Board of Health office hour decreases; $800,000 for the school department; financial software to replace the current DOS-based 15-year-old software that is incompatible and unsustainable with existing operating software; emergency intercom replacement for the primary school; replacement of the 20-year-old Jaws of Life hardware used by the Fire Department; replacement of police cruiser laptops; purchase of a DPW plow/pickup truck; and replacement of two police cruisers.
Investigate strategies for hitting the "historical best." Every line item will need a strategy, execution of strategy and rigorous monitoring.
Military equipment line items are now required to be itemized on every purchase requisition so the contracting officer may identify them as a separate contract line item or sub-contract line item on the solicitations and contracts.
Through the addition of Business Building Block extensions, Version 7.0 of Whitebirch Planning lets analysts customize existing BBB types with additional line items and formulas.
The relationship between transitory changes in financial statement line items and the ERC is examined through use of the following regression model for each line item:
Certain CFS line items that will be subject to our concurrent review because of their significance, such as the federal employee and veteran benefits payable line item, involve federal agencies' significant actuarial estimations.
Take your list of income and expense from part one and add a column: "Why I need this." Now under this ridiculously obvious column, put an answer for each line item, without deleting or skipping any lines (including that expense for an extra quart of ice cream and pizza delivered to your doorstep any night that you have to actually sit down and pay bills.
Entergy said it collects fuel and purchased power costs through a line item on customer bills called the "energy cost recovery rider." The money Entergy collects on that line item pays for fuel the company burns in its power plants to make electricity and for electricity that the company must buy from other generators when it is cheaper than generating its own.
In 1996, the Line Item Veto Act conferred line-item veto authority on the President, which President Clinton used in 1997 in connection with two reconciliation measures and several annual appropriations acts; the act was nullified by the Supreme Court in 1998.