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Appropriation

An assignment of money to a department, project or something else. For example, a government may appropriate a certain amount of money to its defense department to fund the department's operations for a year.

appropriation

(1) Taking private land for public use,as by condemnation. (2) Taking public property for private use,such as using water from a navigable river for irrigation purposes. (3) Legislatively designating government funds for a project.

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When exercised, the President is to notify the appropriate congressional committees with outlined detailed justification.
This report may include a classified annex if deemed necessary and appropriate.
and Taiwan, the President shall consult on a classified basis with appropriate congressional leaders, committee chairmen, and ranking members regarding the following:
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Being prepared, in consultation with other agencies, as appropriate.
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