line item


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line item

n.
A single item, especially of a legislative appropriations bill.
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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
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Assign one person to each line item you wish to tackle.
Eliminates certain exceptions to requirements for uniform contract line item numbering, to promote standardization in contract writing; and relocates to PGI, procedures for use and numbering of contract exhibits and attachments.
But if you'll go back to your list--and really listen to your Heart--you'll soon discover the hidden gem in each line item.
Line Item Detail Capture -- now supports line item detail capture capability.
59 and the average remaining bid estimate for this line item was $4.
Completing column (A) may in many cases be very difficult because, in addition to other factors, taxpayers currently categorize book income and deductions in the line item categories of Form 1120, page 1, which are very different from the line item categories included in the proposed form.
Yet, there is too little funding in that line item to accomplish even the actual on-the-ground fuel treatments.
The first step toward a solution is to get a system that allows for line item posting.
For OKOnline, on the other hand, the customer pulls up its online invoice and "disputes" the line item in question, starting an automated process that directs the request to the appropriate parties.