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Omnibus Spending Bill

An omnibus spending bill is a bill that sets the budget of many departments of the United States government at once. It is one possible outcome of the budget process in the U.S.

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Omnibus Spending Bill
... An omnibus spending bill is a bill that sets the budget of many departments of the United States government at once ... Every year, Congress must pass bills that appropriate money for all discretionary government spending ... Generally, one bill is passed for each sub-committee of the U.S ...

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