Definitions for "Appropriations Bill"
A bill reported out of the House or Senate Appropriations Committee, which assigns government funds to a program.
a bill that provides the legal ability as well as the actual authority to obligate or use money stored in the treasury.Appropriations bills usually specify the money approved to be spent.However, they do not always specify the full amount that can be obtained from the treasury.
Grants the actual monies approved by authorization bills, but not necessarily to the total permissible under the authorization bill. Originates in the House, and is usually not acted on until the companion authorization measure is passed.
Keywords:  budget, commonly, act, general, called
General Appropriations Act commonly called the "Budget."