Tag: Article 1 Section 7

Line Item Veto (Item Veto) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Line Item Veto (Item Veto) (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Line Item Veto (Item Veto) photo credit: Jordi Payà Whenever the president signs a bill or joint resolution, the president may cancel in whole (1) any dollar amount of discretionary budget authority, (2) any item of new direct spending, and (3) certain limited tax benefits. […]

Pocket Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Pocket Veto (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Pocket Veto The act of the president in withholding his approval of a bill after Congress has adjourned. When Congress is in session, a bill becomes law without the president’s signature if he does not act upon it within 10 days, excluding Sundays, from the […]