Combating Terrorism: Fbi's Use of Federal Funds for Counterterrorism-related Activities, 1995-98

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DIANE Publishing, Jun 1, 1998 - 51 pages
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Since FY1995, in the wake of the bombings of a federal building in Oklahoma City, the World Trade Center, and a U.S. military facility in Saudi Arabia, Congress has provided increased federal funding to help federal law enforcement officials fight terrorism. From FY1995 to 1998, the FBI's resources to carry out its roles as the lead agency for combating domestic and international terrorism have substantially increased. This report determines the amount of funds that the FBI allocated and obligated for FY1995-1998, and plans for FY1999 for counterterrorism activities. It does not discuss the specifics of the FBI's classified counterterrorism activities.

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Page 1 - Investigation (FBI) defines terrorism as 'the unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian population, or any segments thereof, in furtherance of political or social objectives...
Page 1 - Amounts of orders placed, contracts awarded, services received, and similar transactions during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period. Such amounts will include outlays for which obligations...
Page 39 - Act making emergency supplemental appropriations for additional disaster assistance, for anti-terrorism initiatives, for assistance in the recovery from the tragedy that occurred at Oklahoma City, and making rescissions for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1995, and for other purposes.
Page 7 - Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS) no. 4, Managerial Cost Accounting Concepts and Standards for the Federal Government, June 1995.
Page 4 - ... obtain custody of the terrorists overseas and deliver them to the United States for prosecution. The Department of Justice (and the State Department involving the extradition or rendition of terrorists overseas) leads the federal government's efforts to apprehend terrorists for prosecution. As the principal investigative agency of the federal government for terrorism matters, the FBI is to detect and investigate acts of terrorism against US persons and property, both in the United States and...
Page 7 - FASAB publishes recommended accounting standards after considering the financial and budgetary information needs of the Congress, executive agencies, other users of federal financial information, and comments from the public.
Page 5 - The FBI has the authority to reprogram funds (ie, move funds between activities within a given account) without notifying the relevant appropriations committees unless a specific purpose is prohibited or the amount of the reprogramming exceeds a dollar threshold ($500,000 or a 10-percent change in funding level, whichever is less). Any other reprogramming action requires notification of the relevant appropriations committee 15 days in advance of the reprogramming.
Page 24 - Suppose you supply the proper figure to that question in the record. (The information requested is as follows :) APPROPRIATIONS REQUIRED To CONTINUE PRESENT PERMANENT CIVIL DEFENSE ORGANIZATION In response to the request of the chairman of the Subcommittee on District of Columbia Appropriations of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, the following Information is furnished : PRESENT PERMANENT POSITIONS Director...
Page 6 - DOE will assure that the program is managed and its results monitored in conformance with the requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA).
Page 36 - The calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological Figure 16.8.

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