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Constitutional Law Keyed to Choper
Clinton v. New York
Citation:524 U.S. 417, 118 S.Ct. 2091, 141 L.Ed.2d 393 (1998).
Pursuant to the Act, the President exercised his “line-item veto” to nullify the two provisions involved in this case: (1) a section of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 that waived the federal government’s statutory authority to seek recoupment of as much as $2.6 billion in taxes that New York had levied against Medicare providers and (2) a section of the Taxpayers Relief Act of 1997, which authorized favorable tax treatment of certain parties selling food processing facilities to farmers’ cooperatives.
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