H.R. 4774 (98th): Line Item Veto and Appropriation Rescission Act of 1984

Feb 07, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jerry Patterson
Representative for California's 38th congressional district

This bill was introduced on February 7, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 07, 1984
Referred to Committee Feb 07, 1984
Full Title

A bill to allow the President to line item rescind appropriations unless the Congress enacts legislation disapproving that rescission, or line item veto appropriations.


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1 cosponsors (1D) (show)

House Oversight and Government Reform

National Security

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Line Item Veto and Appropriation Rescission Act of 1984 - Permits the President to rescind any line item appropriation which he determines will not be required to carry out the full objectives or scope of programs for which it is provided.
Permits such a rescission for general fiscal policy or other reasons as well.
Requires the President to transmit a specified report to Congress before actually effecting such a rescission.
Permits the Congress to enact legislation disapproving such rescission or line item veto appropriations.

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