Appropriation Bill


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Appropriation Bill

Legislation that authorizes the government to spend money from the public treasury for a certain purpose. For example, an appropriation bill may enable the defense ministry to fund the military's activities for the year. If the amount authorized in all appropriation bills in a year exceeds the revenue the government collects, then the government goes into deficit. In many countries, appropriation bills must originate in the lower house of the legislature.
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Thus, a new governor controls the budget from day one unlike many others alongside the federal government where outgoing incumbents get a full year appropriation bill despite few months left to sign out.
The convention is that there can be no conflicts or debates over the appropriation bill and most importantly, the bill cannot be amended.
In Arkansas, the need for narrative removal is much less than in other states because of a constitutional provision prohibiting omnibus appropriation bills.
Agbakoba issued this threat in a letter titled, 'Is the 2018 Appropriation Bill Constitutional?
The 2017 appropriation bill will be referred to the House of Representatives (lower house) for approval at a second reading.
Mezouar, who presented the outline of the 2011 appropriation bill draft before the House of Representatives, underlined that the reduction of the administration operating expenses seeks to ensure a necessary financial margin to pursue major reforms, implement sectoral strategies and meet the government's social commitments.
The minister added that the appropriation bill was prepared in no logic of austerity, as it provides for no reduction in wages and no review of social guidelines.
chairman of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, told his colleagues that this appropriation bill "keeps the faith with those changes by providing funds for flexible, multimodal, productive investment in critical national transportation infrastructure.
Alternatively, an appropriation would become law if the appropriation bill is passed by both the House and Senate is vetoed by the President and the veto is overridden by both chambers, as provided for in the Constitution.
GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State will present the 2018 appropriation bill to the state House of Assembly, on Thursday.
The bill is Senator Patrick Leahys first appropriation bill negotiated and managed under his new role as Vice Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Summary: Rabat - HM King Mohammed VI, chaired, on Saturday at the Royal Palace of Rabat, the Council of Ministers, during which the 2011 appropriation bill was examined and adopted along with several draft laws, decrees and international agreements.