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Entitlement Authority / Entitlement Program (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Entitlement Authority / Entitlement Program (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Entitlement Authority photo credit: anarchosyn A provision of law that requires payments to any person, business, or unit of government that meets the eligibility requirements established by such law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the federal government, and eligible recipients have […]

Appropriated Entitlement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Appropriated Entitlement (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Appropriated Entitlement photo credit: rainy city Appropriated Entitlement: an entitlement whose source of funding is in an annual appropriation act. However, because the entitlement is created by operation of law, if Congress does not appropriate the money necessary to fund the payments, eligible recipients may […]

Committee Allocation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Committee Allocation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Committee Allocation photo credit: Tetra Pak The distribution of total proposed new budget authority and outlays, as set forth in the concurrent resolution on the budget, among the congressional committees according to their jurisdictions. The allocations are set forth in the joint explanatory statement of […]