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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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In a frantic final week before recess for the midterm elections, with critical legislation piled up and only two appropriations bills close to adoption, the House leadership prepared to muscle HR 4772, the Private Property Rights Implementation Act, through for a second vote despite a stunning defeat earlier in the week.
For transit, states and localities will not receive any formula apportionments or grants until approval of the fiscal year 2006 appropriations bill.
All issues related to competitive sourcing are likely to be dealt with in an omnibus appropriations bill that will be voted upon either in early December or in January.
The NEP, which the Department of Budget and Management submits to Congress, is the basis for the General Appropriations bills.
The committees were also briefed about possible risks that impacted on the Appropriations Bill, which include the poor performance of the economy, poor infrastructure, poor project planning, as well as the huge public sector wage bill, among other things.
1 on the list of priority bills, of course, is the General Appropriations Bill for year 2020.'
The petitioners argued that the process of presenting, tabling and moving motions dealing with the Budget, Finance and Appropriations Bill is the sole mandate of the relevant committee, which was not involved.
Because the sena-tors and congressmen could not agree on this one issue, the General Appropriations Bill for 2019 was delayed for three months - one entire quarter.
[The House members, because of their scrutiny of the proposed budget, are aware that Senate members have refused to say what amendments they will introduce in the appropriations bill for 2019.
Prior to 2011, these earmarks were, with a few exceptions, regularly, and until 2006, in increasingly (https://www.cagw.org/content/pig-book-2010#historical_trends) large numbers , put into appropriations bills as well as highway reauthorizations to help smooth the way to passage.
It's not yet known whether the language will be in the Senate's version of the appropriations bill. The House included a similar provision in the FSGG appropriations bill last year, but the Senate version did not.
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