Terms Used In Florida Statutes 25.3844
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
(1) The Administrative Trust Fund is created within the state courts system.
(2) The fund is established for the purpose of supporting the operations of the judicial branch and for such other purposes as may be appropriate, and shall be expended only pursuant to legislative appropriation or an approved amendment to the agency’s operating budget pursuant to the provisions of chapter 216.