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appropriation bill


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n appropriation bill a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
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In literature:

A like course was pursued by the upper house when a new Irish tithe bill, with an appropriation clause, was sent up to them.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Melbourne has thrown up the Tithe Bill in the Lords, because the Opposition expunged the appropriation clauses.
"The Greville Memoirs" by Charles C. F. Greville
He knew the hardships one had to undergo to meet bills when there was no money appropriated for these bills.
"Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt" by William James Edwards
Yesterday the President vetoed a bill appropriating a million dollars to clothe the Kentucky troops.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
His greatest effort in behalf of South America, however, was his speech of March 25, 1818, on the general appropriation bill.
"The United States and Latin America" by John Holladay Latané
Regular provision is made by Congress in the appropriation bills for the salaries of the force of this division.
"The Galaxy, May, 1877" by Various
Report on Post Office Appropriation Bill from Senate Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads (July 23).
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
A few days later Butler tried to incorporate it with the miscellaneous appropriation bill.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
There can be no doubt about the general principle of the annual appropriation bill.
"The Government of England (Vol. I)" by A. Lawrence Lowell
Mr. Trumbull asked Mr. Hunter to pledge himself not to bring forward the appropriation bills, to prevent a vote on the homestead bill.
"Presidential Candidates:" by D. W. Bartlett
December 30, 1842, a bill was at last submitted, asking for the thirty-thousand-dollar appropriation.
"Famous Men of Science" by Sarah K. Bolton
A bill was unanimously passed appropriating one million dollars for war expenses.
"Vermont" by Rowland E. Robinson
The House learns pretty thoroughly what is in each of its appropriation bills before it sends it to the Senate.
"Congressional Government" by Woodrow Wilson
You might, if you like, raise the question on the adjournment or the Appropriation Bill next week.
"The Turnstile" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
The regular appropriation bill was passed at the same session, and appropriated money to carry the mails from the 1st of July, 1880.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Legal" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Let it not be supposed that Mr. Hume has devoted himself exclusively to exchequer budgets and appropriation bills.
"Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland" by Henry B. Stanton
The National Assembly may not increase appropriations in the budget bill or insert new items without the consent of the National Council.
"And the Kaiser abdicates" by S. Miles Bouton
They have not sent him there to support an appropriation bill for a larger army or a larger navy.
"Defenseless America" by Hudson Maxim
NEW LIGHT on the IRISH TITHE BILL; or, the APPROPRIATION CLAUSE recommended by the Heads of the Irish Church.
"Journal of a Horticultural Tour through Germany, Belgium, and part of France, in the Autumn of 1835" by James Forbes
Congress passed the appropriation bill, made the purchase, May 27, 1902, setting the land aside as a permanent reservation.
"Picturesque Pala" by George Wharton James

In news:

(R-TN) today applauded Senate passage of the Commerce, Justice and Science (C-J-S) appropriations bill.
Bill Anderson, owner of Anderson Bros, is quite comfortable behind the wheel of low, v8 RWD vehicles, so it's appropriate that his 2000 GMC Sierra rides on a static drop, in Truckin' Magazine.
Just Label It, an advocacy group for the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods is urging the United States Congress to remove a biotech rider from the 2013 Appropriations Bill.
The legislation also includes a $770,000 appropriation to cover managers ' salaries, a provision that would prevent a second defeat at the polls because spending bills are legally shielded from referendums.
Just Label It urges Congress to remove biotech rider from Agriculture Appropriations Bill.
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science approved a bill Tuesday that would provide $7.4 billion for the National Science Foundation for fiscal year 2011.
The cantankerous former House Appropriations Committee chairman is helping to spearhead the Democratic crusade against Wisconsin Gov Scott Walker, the controversial Republican who recently pushed through a contentious anti-labor bill.
When asked about the economic stimulus bill and the lesser amount of congressional direction on how the money can be spent, House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (not pictured) replied, "So what.".
Physicians say a loophole hits patients with unexpected bills for nursing facility care, but hospitals maintain they are using observation status appropriately.
President Bush has signed into law a compromise Iraqi war appropriations supplemental bill that includes $110 million in additional fiscal 2007 funding for the federal Port Security Grant program.
R 2405) that would reauthorize an appropriations bill designed to aid in pandemic preparedness has been approved by the House of Representatives.
Washington – A draft of a House appropriations bill generally maintains current funding levels for both OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration, but includes provisions prohibiting the development of key agency regulations.
TheWhigs, The Bohannons, St Paul & The Broken Bones and Browan Lollar fill the bill for an appropriate evening of vintage rock as The Pulse celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Steve King of Iowa attached an amendment to the Defense Appropriations bill that would prohibit same-sex couples from marrying on military bases.
State representative Terry Johnston (R-McDermott) announced the Ohio House passed House Bill 482, which is the capital appropriations budget.

In science:

This was accomplished by fitting synthetic spectra modeled with appropriate physical parameters, to each of our secondary standards, using Robert Kurucz’s stellar atmosphere code BILL.f.13 Input parameters for the BILL.f program include surface temperature, log g, and metallicity abundances.
An Atlas of Spectrophotometric Landolt Standard Stars