Supplemental Appropriation / Supplemental Appropriations Act
Budget authority provided in an appropriations act in addition to regular or continuing appropriations already provided. Supplemental appropriations generally are made to cover emergencies, such as disaster relief, or other needs deemed too urgent to be postponed until the enactment of next year’s regular appropriations act.
Legislation appropriating funds after the regular annual appropriations bill for a federal department or agency has been enacted. A supplemental appropriation provides additional budget authority beyond original estimates for programs or activities, including new programs authorized after the enactment of the regular appropriation act, for which the need for funds is too urgent to be postponed until enactment of the next year’s regular appropriations bill. See Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com).
FY2009 Supplemental Appropriations Bill (Part 1 of 2)
- Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com)
- Budget Authority
- Budget Deficit / Budget Surplus
- Deficiency Apportionment
- “Emergency” Spending
- § 7.10 Key Budget Process Laws, in Congressional Deskbook
- Ch. 7.H., Appropriations; in Congressional Procedure
- “Emergency Funding for Agriculture: A Brief History of Supplemental Appropriations, FY1989-FY2012,” CRS Report RL31095 (18-page PDF)
- “Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Assistance: Summary Data and Analysis,” CRS Report R43665 (21-page PDF)
- “The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction,” CRS Report R42388 (28-page PDF)
- “Offsets, Supplemental Appropriations, and the Disaster Relief Fund: FY1990-FY2013,” CRS Report R42458 (25-page PDF)
- “Budget Process and Enforcement,” Parliamentary Boot Camp (4-page PDF)
- Congressional Operations Briefing – Capitol Hill Workshop
- Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments
- Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing
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