|−|An [[ appropriations bill]] provides the [[legal]] authority needed to spend or [[Obligation|obligate]] [[United States Department of the Treasury|U.S. Treasury]] funds.<ref>[http://www.c-span.org/guide/congress/glossary/apprbill.htm C-SPAN Congressional Glossary]</ref> |+|
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|−|[[Congress]] annually considers several appropriations measures, which provide funding for numerous activities, for example, national [[defense]], [[education]], homeland [[security]], [[crime]], as well as general [[government]] operations. Congress has developed certain [[rules]] and practices for the consideration of appropriations measures, referred to as the congressional appropriations process.<ref>[http://www.senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/97-684.pdf The Congressional Appropriations Process: An Introduction]</ref> |+|
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