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Supplemental Appropriation / Supplemental Appropriations Act (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Supplemental Appropriation / Supplemental Appropriations Act (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms 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 […]

Deficiency Appropriation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Deficiency Appropriation (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Deficiency Appropriation photo credit: mikecogh An appropriation made to pay obligations for which sufficient funds are not available. The need often results from violations of the Antideficiency Act. Though technically distinct from a supplemental appropriation, Congress has stopped passing separate deficiency appropriations and the distinction […]

Budget Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Budget Resolution (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Budget Resolution photo credit: haydnseek Legislation in the form of a concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget, but not requiring the president’s signature. The budget resolution establishes various budget totals, divides spending totals into functional categories (e.g., transportation), and may include reconciliation instructions to […]