This one-day, elective course provides the participant with a refresher in skills ranging from the proper interpretation and application of Federal appropriations law to the use of appropriated funds. Review of Federal Government Appropriations Law using the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Principles of Federal Appropriations Law (Red Book). Review of the relationship of agency budgets to appropriations, propriety, timing, and legality of certain types of expenditures. Participants will review the basis to make legal decisions.
Authoritatively provide guidance to decision makers on the legality of proposed actions
Assist in a review of proposed in-house regulations
Support agency policy in the legal use of annual, multi-year, and no-year appropriations
Apply comptroller general decisions to organizational activities
Assess propriety of administrative decisions
Student are required to have a computer with internet access.