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accountable officer administrative agency’s amended amount apply apportionment appropriated funds appropriation act approved audit August August 18 Availability of Appropriations award bona fide needs cash certifying officer charged Claims Comptroller General held Congress congressional continuing resolution contract contractor Cooperative Agreements costs court December December 21 decision Department determined disbursing officer discretion discussed enacted example expenditure expired February February 21 federal agency fees fiscal GAO’S government employees government’s grant funds improper incurred Internal Revenue Service involved issue July June Justice Department legislative history liability limited loss lump-sum appropriation March 30 ment miscellaneous receipts negligence November 18 November 27 obligation October officer’s operating payment prior procedures prohibition protection purchase purpose regulations reimbursement restrictions rule September September 11 September 28 situation specific Stat statute statutory authority tion Treasury United violation voucher
Page 6-10 - ... prevent expenditures in one portion of the year which may necessitate deficiency or additional appropriations to complete the service of the fiscal year for which said appropriations are made...
Page 4-157 - No part of the money appropriated by any enactment of Congress shall, in the absence of express authorization by Congress, be used directly or indirectly to pay for any personal service, advertisement, telegram, telephone, letter, printed or written matter, or other device.
Page 2-61 - A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and the time in which it is used.
Page 3-2 - The head of each department is authorized to prescribe regulations, not inconsistent with law, for the government of his department, the conduct of its officers and clerks, the distribution and performance of its business, and the custody, use, and preservation of the records, papers, and property appertaining to it.
Page 1-7 - the Congress shall have power ... to raise and support armies ; but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years.
Page 6-11 - No officer or employee of the United States shall make or authorize an expenditure from or create or authorize an obligation under any appropriation or fund in excess of the amount available therein; nor shall any such officer or employee involve the Government in any contract or other obligation, for the payment of money for any purpose, in advance of appropriations made for such purpose, unless such contract or obligation is authorized by law.
Page 3-21 - Act, while not controlling upon the courts by reason of their authority, do constitute a body of experience and informed judgment to which courts and litigants may properly resort for guidance.
Page 3-26 - Bowles v. Seminole Rock & Sand Co.,88 in dealing with Maximum Price Regulation No. 188" (consumers' goods), held: "Since this involves an interpretation of an administrative regulation a court must necessarily look to the administrative construction of the regulation if the meaning of the words used is in doubt. The...
Page 5-49 - Government, to enter into contracts or into amendments or modifications, of contracts heretofore or hereafter made and to make advance payments thereon, without regard to other provisions of law relating to the making, performance, amendment, or modification of contracts, whenever he deems that such action would facilitate the national defense.