Changes in Mandatory Program Spending / CHIMPS (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Changes in Mandatory Program Spending / CHIMPS   Sessions Unveils Amendments To Combat Billions In Spending Through Waste, Gimmicks   CHIMP is an acronym for a “CHange (either a cost or a savings) In a Mandatory Program” that is proposed or enacted in an appropriations … Read more

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 … Read more