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 ...
rider glossary term. ... rider - Informal term for a nongermane amendment to a bill
or an amendment to an appropriation bill that ... Congressional Record.
appropriation bill, take one of two forms. Legislative riders are nongermane
amendments that change ex- isting law, impose additional duties on government,
Nov 19, 2015 ... says there will be riders on the omnibus appropriations bill. ... and Congress is
now under pressure to pass an omnibus spending bill to keep .... that's usually a
negative, doesn't mean YOU CAN'T CHANGE THE PROCESS.
a person who rides. an addition or amendment to a document such as a contract;
a clause, usually dealing with some unrelated matter, added to a legislative bill ...
Jul 29, 2012 ... A controversial, but not unlawful, practice of piggyback legislation in ... Legally
known as a 'Rider', these are bills, or groups of bills, that are ...
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 ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... Congress should use policy riders to advance important policy objectives. ....
under congressional rules and have been a part of all appropriations bills ..... has
only grown larger, in part due to UNRWA's expanding definition of ...
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 ...