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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Congress also continues to prohibit the service secretaries from awarding multi-year contracts for more than $500 million unless Congress specifically provided for the procurement in the Appropriations Act.
It likewise inserts the phrase "and form part of the general fund of the Philippines to be appropriated by Congress in the Annual General Appropriations Act.
The local purchase requirement, which prohibited DOD from using funds appropriated by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008 to support nonappropriated fund activities unless they purchased alcoholic beverages for resale on Guam from local distributors, went into effect on November 13, 2007, when the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2008 was signed into law.
In the intervening years, authorizing language has been included in the annual foreign operations appropriations act.
In June 1990, the House passed the 1991 version of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, with the indefinite appropriation for the Fund intact.
forward Ponding from lhe Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009 (P.
2419, "Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006," which provides FY 2006 appropriations for the Department of Energy, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, Army Corps of Engineers, and other agencies.
In the 2004 Consolidated Appropriations Act, Congress ended FPI's mandatory source status and said agencies may buy from the prison labor corporation only if it offers the best value.
268-trillion General Appropriations Act (G) contained in HB 2630 which provides for safeguards ensuring strict implementation of programs contained therein.
4/) $94 million INCLE in the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
2419, the "Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006.