Omnibus Appropriations Acts: Overview of Recent Practices

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This report discusses Omnibus appropriations acts, which have become a significant feature of the legislative process in recent years as Congress and the President have used them more frequently to bring action on the regular appropriations cycle to a close. Following a discussion of pertinent background information, this report reviews the recent enactment of such measures and briefly addresses several issues raised by their use.

Creator(s): Tollestrup, Jessica
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 25, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Tollestrup, Jessica

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 25, 2010
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This report discusses Omnibus appropriations acts, which have become a significant feature of the legislative process in recent years as Congress and the President have used them more frequently to bring action on the regular appropriations cycle to a close. Following a discussion of pertinent background information, this report reviews the recent enactment of such measures and briefly addresses several issues raised by their use.

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14 pages.

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