An unrelated idea attached to a bill

The unrelated idea attached to a bill is called a "rider".

A rider is an attachment, schedule, amendment, or other writing that is annexed (added) to a document in order to modify it.

The U.S. Congress is the legislative branch of the federal government and makes laws for the nation. Congress has two legislative bodies (houses): the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Anyone elected to either body can propose a new law. Proposals for new laws are called bills.

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Thursday, September 28 2017