In legislative procedure, a rider is an additional provision added to a bill or other
measure under the consideration by a legislature, having little connection with ...
Dec 1, 2015 ... When appropriation bills sail through Congress, lawmakers often stow policy
riders inside. It's how they achieve victories that wouldn't ...
In Congress, a rider is an amendment made to a bill that does not have a strong
... Riders are sometimes introduced as a means of implementing controversial ...
Jul 29, 2012 ... As mentioned above, rider legislation is not illegal or unconstitutional. In fact, it is
a very common practice in both State and Federal ...
In what's become a sick annual tradition, members of Congress attached a
multitude of riders to this must-pass piece of legislation. ... And we mean anyone.
ations-based policy-making is the rider. Appropria- tion riders, which are
amendments tacked onto an appropriation bill, take one of two forms. Legislative.
Nov 21, 2011 ... Late last week, Congress passed the first spending bill for fiscal year (FY) 2012,
48 days after it began. The bill, known as a minibus, is a ...
Mar 7, 2016 ... Instead, riders are used to sneak through legislative changes that would be ... A
rider in the House Interior and Environment appropriation bill (Sec. .... enforcing a
provision of existing clean water requirements meant to ensure ...
Sep 19, 2016 ... Riders that are typically tacked onto a spending bill, for example, ... A similar rider
was included in the Senate Interior and Environment appropriation (Sec. 414). ....
The federal flood protection standard is meant to increase our ...
Dec 11, 2014 ... The Congress that has done virtually nothing for two years is wrapping up 2014
with a bang. ... 'Policy riders' in the 2015 spending bill 01:31 ...