Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/34

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110 STAT. 1208 PUBLIC LAW 104-130—APR. 9, 1996 "(6) DISAPPROVAL BILL. —The term 'disapproval bill' means a bill or joint resolution which only disapproves one or more cancellations of dollar amounts of discretionary budget authority, items of new direct spending, or limited tax benefits in a special message transmitted by the President under this part and— "(A) the title of which is as follows: 'A bill disapproving the cancellations transmitted by the President on ', the blank space being filled in with the date of transmission of the relevant special message and the public law number to which the message relates; "(B) which does not have a preamble; and "(C) which provides only the following after the enacting clause: That Congress disapproves of cancellations ', the blank space being filled in with a list by reference number of one or more cancellations contained in the President's special message, *as transmitted by the President in a special message on ', the blank space being filled in with the appropriate date, 'regarding . ', the blank space being filled in with the public law number to which the special message relates. " (7) DOLLAR AMOUNT OF DISCRETIONARY BUDGET AUTHOR- ITY. — (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the term 'dollar amount of discretionary budget authority' means the entire dollar amount of budget authority— "(i) specified in an appropriation law, or the entire dollar amount of budget authority required to be allocated by a specific proviso in an appropriation law for which a specific dollar figure was not included; "(ii) represented separately in any table, chart, or explanatory text included in the statement of managers or the governing committee report accompanying such law; "(iii) required to be allocated for a specific program, project, or activity in a law (other than an appropriation law) that mandates the expenditure of budget authority from accounts, programs, projects, or activities for which budget authority is provided in an appropriation law; "(iv) represented by the product of the estimated procurement cost and the total quantity of items specified in an appropriation law or included in the statement of managers or the governing committee report accompanying such law; and "(v) represented by the product of the estimated procurement cost and the total quantity of items required to be provided in a law (other than an appropriation law) that mandates the expenditure of budget authority from accounts, programs, projects, or activities for which budget authority is provided in an appropriation law. "(B) The term 'dollar amount of discretionary budget authority does not include— "(i) direct spending; "(ii) budget authority in an appropriation law which funds direct spending provided for in other law; "(iii) any existing budget authority rescinded or canceled in an appropriation law; or "(iv) any restriction, condition, or limitation in an appropriation law or the accompanying statement of man-