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.
Apr 25, 2014 ... Policy riders are not new, in fact, most appropriations bills contain ... and Senate
prohibit the inclusion of legislation in appropriations bills.
Dec 16, 2015 ... It also maintains a previous rider blocking funding for a program, known as “risk
corridors,” meant to shield insurers from heavy losses during ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The bill was essentially guaranteed to pass, because anything less would have ...
In what's become something of a sick annual tradition, members of Congress
attached a multitude of riders to this must-pass piece of ... And we mean anyone.