US State Code:United States CodeTITLE 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE


In this title, ''agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government. ...


In this title, ''executive agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality in the executive branch of the United States Government. ...


In this title, ''United States'', when used in a geographic sense, means the States of the United States and the District of Columbia. ...


(a) The Department of the Treasury is an executive department of the United States Government at the seat of the Government. (b) The head of the Department is the Secretary of...


The United States Government has a Treasury of the United States. The Treasury is in the Department of the Treasury. ...


(a) The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is a bureau in the Department of the Treasury. (b) The head of the Bureau is the Director of the Bureau of Engraving and...


(a) The United States Mint is a bureau in the Department of the Treasury. (b)(1) The head of the Mint is the Director of the Mint. The Director is appointed by the President,...


The Federal Financing Bank, established under section 4 of the Federal Financing Bank Act of 1973 (12 U.S.C. 2283), is subject to the direction and supervision of the Secretary of...


(a) The Fiscal Service is a service in the Department of the Treasury. (b) The head of the Fiscal Service is the Fiscal Assistant Secretary appointed under section 301(d)...


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, established under section 324 of the Revised Statutes (12 U.S.C. 1), is an office in the Department of the Treasury. ...


The United States Customs Service, established under section 1 of the Act of March 3, 1927 (19 U.S.C. 2071), is a service in the Department of the Treasury. ...


The Office of Thrift Supervision established under section 3(a) of the Home Owners' Loan Act shall be an office in the Department of the Treasury. ...


When the term of office of an officer of the Department of the Treasury ends, the officer may continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualified. ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) prepare plans for improving and managing receipts of the United States Government and managing the public debt; (2)...


(a) The Department of the Treasury has a working capital fund. Amounts in the fund are available for expenses of operating and maintaining common administrative services of...


(a) To manage United States cash, the Secretary of the Treasury may invest any part of the operating cash of the Treasury for not more than 90 days. Investments may be made...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may - (1) dispose of obligations - (A) acquired by the Secretary for the United States Government; or (B) delivered by...


(a) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary may provide officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury carrying out...


(a) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, an appropriation for the Department of the Treasury available to pay travel expenses also is available to...


(a) In this section, ''service'' includes service provided in - (1) disbursing and receiving amounts. (2) servicing bonds. (3) making accounts. (4)...


(a) If a chief disbursing official or a director of a disbursing center of the Department of the Treasury dies, resigns, or leaves office, the deputy chief disbursing official or...


(a)(1) The Secretary of the Treasury and the Treasurer may not - (A) be involved in trade or commerce; (B) own any part of a vessel (except a pleasure vessel); (C)...


(a) Subject to section 500 of title 5, the Secretary of the Treasury may - (1) regulate the practice of representatives of persons before the Department of the...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall submit to Congress each year an annual report. The report shall include - (1) a statement of the public receipts and public expenditures ...


The Secretary of the Treasury may to the extent provided in advance by appropriation Acts - (1) contract for the temporary or intermittent services of experts or...


(a) General Rule. - No person may use, in connection with, or as a part of, any advertisement, solicitation, business activity, or product, whether alone or with other words,...


The Office of Management and Budget is an office in the Executive Office of the President. ...


(a) The head of the Office of Management and Budget is the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The Director is appointed by the President, by and with the advice...


(a) Subject to the direction and approval of the Director, the Deputy Director for Management shall establish governmentwide financial management policies for executive agencies...


(a) There is established in the Office of Management and Budget an office to be known as the ''Office of Federal Financial Management''. The Office of Federal Financial...


The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, established under section 3503 of title 44, is an office in the Office of Management and Budget. ...


The Office of Federal Procurement Policy, established under section 5(a) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 404(a)), is an office in the Office of...


The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall appoint and fix the pay of employees of the Office under regulations prescribed by the President. ...


The Director of the Office of Management and Budget may make necessary expenditures for the Office under regulations prescribed by the President. ...


In this chapter - (1) ''agency'' includes the District of Columbia government but does not include the legislative branch or the Supreme Court. (2)...


(a) The General Accounting Office is an instrumentality of the United States Government independent of the executive departments. (b) The head of the Office is the...


(a)(1) The Comptroller General and Deputy Comptroller General are appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (2) When a vacancy occurs in...


(a) To the extent applicable, all laws generally related to administering an agency apply to the Comptroller General. (b) A copy of a record and a transcript from a record or ...


The Comptroller General may - (1) prescribe regulations to carry out the duties and powers of the Comptroller General; (2) delegate the duties and powers of...


The Comptroller General shall - (1) investigate all matters related to the receipt, disbursement, and use of public money; (2) estimate the cost to the United...


(a) Under regulations of the Comptroller General, the Comptroller General shall audit the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, of the...


(a) In this section, ''agency'' means the Financial Institutions Examination Council, the Federal Reserve Board, Federal reserve banks, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation,...


(a) In addition to the audit carried out under section 455 of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act (Public Law 93-198, 87 Stat. 803; D.C. Code, Sec. 47-117), the Comptroller...


(a) Each agency shall give the Comptroller General information the Comptroller General requires about the duties, powers, activities, organization, and financial transactions of the ...


(a) In this section, ''agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government (except a mixed-ownership Government corporation) or the District...


(a) A draft report of an audit under section 714 of this title shall be submitted to the Financial Institutions Examination Council, the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal...


(a) At the beginning of each regular session of Congress, the Comptroller General shall report to Congress (and to the President when requested by the President) on the work of...


(a) In this section, ''agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government (except a mixed-ownership Government corporation) or the District...


(a) The Comptroller General may appoint, pay, assign, and remove officers (except the Deputy Comptroller General) and employees the Comptroller General decides are necessary to...


(a) The Comptroller General shall maintain a personnel management system. The Comptroller General may prescribe a regulation about the system only after notice and opportunity...


(a) The Comptroller General may establish senior-level positions to meet critical scientific, technical or professional needs of the General Accounting Office. An individual...


(a) The Comptroller General may establish a General Accounting Office Senior Executive Service - (1) meeting the requirements of section 3131 of title 5; (2)...


The Comptroller General may assign or detail an officer or employee of the General Accounting Office to full-time continuous duty with a committee of Congress for not more than...


(a) Except as provided in section 733(c) of this title, this subchapter and subchapter IV of this chapter do not affect sections 702(b), 703, 731(c)-(e), 772, 775(a) and (d) of...


Amounts necessary to carry out this subchapter and subchapter IV of this chapter may be appropriated to the Comptroller General. ...


(a) The General Accounting Office has a General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals Board. The Board is composed of 5 members appointed by the Comptroller General. An individual...


(a) The General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals Board shall select one of its members as Chairman. The Chairman is the chief executive and administrative officer of the Board. ...


(a) The General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals Board may consider and order corrective or disciplinary action in a case arising from - (1) an officer or employee...


When the Comptroller General has authority, the Comptroller General promptly shall carry out action the General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals Board orders under section 753...


(a) A final decision under section 753(a)(1)-(3), (6),, (FOOTNOTE 1) (7) or (9) of this title may be reviewed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit....


In this subchapter - (1) ''dependent child'' means an unmarried dependent child (including a stepchild or adopted child) who is - (A) under 18 years of age; ...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, a Comptroller General serving a complete term as Comptroller General or who retires under section 703(e)(1) of this title...


(a) To provide survivor benefits, a Comptroller General may elect in writing to reduce the pay and annuity of the Comptroller General. An election shall be made within 6 months...


(a) In this section - (1) ''allowable military service'' means honorable active service of not more than 5 years in an armed force (including service in the National...


(a) A Comptroller General separated from office before becoming entitled to receive an annuity under section 772 of this title is entitled to a lump-sum refund of the amount...


(a) An annuity under section 774 of this title accrues monthly and is paid monthly on the first business day of the month after the month in which an annuity accrues. (b)(1)...


(a) An annuity payable under this subchapter shall be increased at the same time that, and by the same percent as the percentage by which, annuities are increased under...


The General Counsel of the General Accounting Office shall decide a question of dependency, disability, or dependency and disability under sections 773-776 of this title. A...


Annuities and refunds under this subchapter shall be paid by the Comptroller General from appropriations of the General Accounting Office. ...


(a) The Comptroller General shall have exclusive custody and control over the building located at 441 G Street, N.W., in the District of Columbia, that is generally known as...


The Comptroller General is authorized to lease or otherwise provide space and services within the General Accounting Office Building to persons, both public and private, or to...


(a) The Comptroller General is authorized to make all needful rules and regulations for the Government of the General Accounting Office Building, and to annex to such rules...


(a) There shall be within each agency described in subsection (b) an agency Chief Financial Officer. Each agency Chief Financial Officer shall - (1) for those...


(a) An agency Chief Financial Officer shall - (1) report directly to the head of the agency regarding financial management matters; (2) oversee all financial...


(a) There shall be within each agency described in section 901(b) an agency Deputy Chief Financial Officer, who shall report directly to the agency Chief Financial Officer...


In this chapter - (1) ''agency'' includes the District of Columbia government but does not include the legislative branch or the Supreme Court. (2)...


The fiscal year of the Treasury begins on October 1 of each year and ends on September 30 of the following year. Accounts of receipts and expenditures required under law to...


Congress reaffirms its commitment that budget outlays of the United States Government for a fiscal year may be not more than the receipts of the Government for that year. ...


(a) The President shall prepare budgets of the United States Government under section 1105 of this title and proposed deficiency and supplemental appropriations under section 1107...


(a) On or after the first Monday in January but not later than the first Monday in February of each year, the President shall submit a budget of the United States Government for...


(a) Before July 16 of each year, the President shall submit to Congress a supplemental summary of the budget for the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted under...


The President may submit to Congress proposed deficiency and supplemental appropriations the President decides are necessary because of laws enacted after the submission of the...


(a) In this section (except subsections (b)(1) and (e)), ''agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government. (b)(1) The head of...


(a) On or before the first Monday after January 3 of each year (on or before February 5 in 1986), the President shall submit to both Houses of Congress the estimated budget...


A request to enact legislation authorizing new budget authority to continue a program or activity for a fiscal year shall be submitted to Congress before May 16 of the year before...


To improve economy and efficiency in the United States Government, the President shall - (1) make a study of each agency to decide, and may send Congress recommendations,...


(a) In this section, ''agency'' means a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government except a mixed-ownership Government corporation. (b)...


(a)(1) When requested by a committee of Congress having jurisdiction over receipts or appropriations, the President shall provide the committee with assistance and information. ...


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(a) In carrying out the provisions of section 1105(a)(29), (FOOTNOTE 1) the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall require each agency to prepare an annual...


(a) Not later than 150 days after the end of an agency's fiscal year, the head of each agency shall prepare and submit to the President and the Congress, a report on...


The Director of the Office of Management and Budget may exempt from the requirements of sections 1115 and 1116 of this title and section 306 of title 5, any agency with annual...


(a) The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, after consultation with the head of each agency, shall designate not less than ten agencies as pilot projects in...


(a) The Director of the Office of Management and Budget, after consultation with the head of each agency shall designate not less than five agencies as pilot projects in...


(a) Appropriations shall be applied only to the objects for which the appropriations were made except as otherwise provided by law. (b) The reappropriation and diversion of...


Except as specifically provided by law, the total amount appropriated in an appropriation law is determined by adding up the specific amounts or rates appropriated in each...


Expenditures for a particular object or purpose authorized by a law (and referred to in that law by the specific title previously used for the appropriation item in the...


(a) Necessary amounts are appropriated to pay final judgments, awards, compromise settlements, and interest and costs specified in the judgments or otherwise authorized by law when...


Necessary amounts are appropriated for the following: (1) to pay the proceeds of the personal estate of a United States citizen dying abroad to the legal representative of the ...


(a) In General. - Foreign credits (including currencies) owed to or owned by the United States may be used by any agency for any purpose for which appropriations are made for...


Amounts appropriated to construct public buildings remain available until completion of the work. When a building is completed and outstanding liabilities for the construction are ...


Charges for telephone and metered services (such as gas, electricity, water, and steam) for a time period beginning in one fiscal year or allotment period and ending in another...


Amounts made available for the compensation of officers and employees of the United States Government may be used to pay taxes imposed on an agency as an employer under chapter 21...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall credit an appropriation for a private organization to the appropriate fiscal official of the organization. The credit shall be carried on...


(a) The following are classified as trust funds: (1) Philippine special fund (customs duties). (2) Philippine special fund (internal revenue). (3)...


(a) On September 30 of each year, the Secretary of the Treasury shall transfer to the Treasury trust fund receipt account ''Unclaimed Moneys of Individuals Whose Whereabouts...


(a) Amounts from the following sources held in checking accounts of disbursing officials shall be deposited in the Treasury to the appropriate trust fund receipt accounts: ...


(a) Necessary amounts are appropriated to the Secretary of the Treasury for refunding internal revenue collections as provided by law, including payment of - (1) claims...


(a)(1) An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government may not - (A) make or authorize an expenditure or obligation exceeding an ...


An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government may not accept voluntary services for either government or employ personal...


(a) In this section, buying a passenger motor vehicle or aircraft includes a transfer of the vehicle or aircraft between agencies. (b) An appropriation may be expended to buy...


(a)(1) Funds available to a Federal agency, by appropriation or otherwise, may be expended by the Federal agency for the maintenance, operation, or repair of any passenger...


Except as specifically provided by law, an appropriation may not be used for travel, transportation, and subsistence expenses for a meeting. This section does not prohibit - ...


(a) Except as provided in this section - (1) public money and appropriations are not available to pay - (A) the pay or expenses of a commission, council, board, or ...


(a) An agency in existence for more than one year may not use amounts otherwise available for obligation to pay its expenses without a specific appropriation or specific...


(a)(1) Except as provided in this section, appropriations are not available to install telephones in private residences or for tolls or other charges for telephone service...


(a) An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government violating section 1341(a) or 1342 of this title shall be subject to...


An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government knowingly and willfully violating section 1341(a) or 1342 of this title shall be...


If an officer or employee of an executive agency or an officer or employee of the District of Columbia government violates section 1341(a) or 1342 of this title, the head of...


(a)(1) None of the funds appropriated by any Act may be expended by the recipient of a Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement to pay any person for influencing...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Administrator of General Services, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Government Ethics, shall prescribe...


(a)(1) Subject to paragraph (2), no agency may obligate or expend funds appropriated for the agency for a fiscal year to enter into a contract described in section 4212(a) of title...


(a) An amount shall be recorded as an obligation of the United States Government only when supported by documentary evidence of - (1) a binding agreement between an agency...


(a) The balance of an appropriation or fund limited for obligation to a definite period is available only for payment of expenses properly incurred during the period of...


The Comptroller General shall make a special report each year to Congress on recommendations for changes in laws, that the Comptroller General believes may be in the public...


(a) In this subchapter, ''appropriations'' means - (1) appropriated amounts; (2) funds; and (3) authority to make obligations by contract before ...


(a) Except as provided in this subchapter, an appropriation available for obligation for a definite period shall be apportioned to prevent obligation or expenditure at a rate...


(a) The official having administrative control of an appropriation available to the legislative branch, the judicial branch, the United States International Trade Commission, or the ...


(a) The official having administrative control of an appropriation available to the legislative branch, the judicial branch, the United States International Trade Commission, or the ...


(a) An appropriation required to be apportioned under section 1512 of this title may be apportioned on a basis that indicates the need for a deficiency or supplemental...


An official designated in section 1513 of this title to make apportionments may exempt from apportionment - (1) a trust fund or working fund if an expenditure from the ...


(a) An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government may not make or authorize an expenditure or obligation exceeding - (1)...


An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government violating section 1517(a) of this title shall be subject to appropriate...


An officer or employee of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia government knowingly and willfully violating section 1517(a) of this title shall be fined...


(a) The balance of an appropriation available and necessary to finance or discharge a function or activity transferred or assigned under law within an executive agency or from...


An amount available under law may be withdrawn from one appropriation account and credited to another or to a working fund only when authorized by law. Except as...


An appropriation of an executive agency for salaries and expenses is available to carry out national defense responsibilities assigned to the agency under law. A transfer...


(a) An appropriation available to an agency may be charged at any time during a fiscal year for the benefit of another appropriation available to the agency to pay costs - ...


(a) The head of an agency or major organizational unit within an agency may place an order with a major organizational unit within the same agency or another agency for goods...


(a) An advance payment made on an order under section 1535 of this title is credited to a special working fund that the Secretary of the Treasury considers necessary to...


(a) To prevent duplication and to promote efficiency and economy, an officer or employee of - (1) the United States Government may provide services to the District...


(a) In this subchapter - (1) An obligated balance of an appropriation account as of the end of a fiscal year is the amount of unliquidated obligations applicable to...


(a) On September 30th of the 5th fiscal year after the period of availability for obligation of a fixed appropriation account ends, the account shall be closed and any...


(a) After the end of the period of availability for obligation of a fixed appropriation account and before the closing of that account under section 1552(a) of this title, the...


(a) Any audit requirement, limitation on obligations, or reporting requirement that is applicable to an appropriation account shall remain applicable to that account after the end...


An appropriation account available for obligation for an indefinite period shall be closed, and any remaining balance (whether obligated or unobligated) in that account shall be ...


(a) In carrying out audit responsibilities, the Comptroller General shall report on operations under this subchapter to - (1) the head of the agency concerned; (2)...


A provision of an appropriation law may exempt an appropriation from the provisions of this subchapter and fix the period for which the appropriation remains available...


(a) Notwithstanding section 1552 of this title or any other provision of law, funds available to an agency for obligation for a contract at the time a protest or other action...


(a) In this section, the current redemption value of an obligation issued on a discount basis and redeemable before maturity at the option of its holder is deemed to be the face ...


(a) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may borrow on the credit of the United States Government amounts necessary for expenditures authorized by law...


(a) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may borrow on the credit of the United States Government amounts necessary for expenditures authorized by law...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may borrow on the credit of the United States Government amounts necessary for expenditures authorized by law and may buy, redeem, and make...


(a) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may issue savings bonds and savings certificates of the United States Government and may buy, redeem, and...


(a) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may issue retirement and savings bonds of the United States Government and may buy, redeem, and make...


With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may increase by regulation the interest rate or investment yield on an offering of bonds issued under this...


An obligation issued under sections 3102-3104(a)(1) and 3105-3107 of this title may not bear the circulation privilege. ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may issue tax and loss bonds of the United States Government and may buy, redeem, and make refunds under section 3111 of this title. The proceeds...


(a) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may sell obligations of the government of a foreign country when the obligations were acquired under - ...


An obligation may be issued under this chapter to buy, redeem, or refund, at or before maturity, outstanding bonds, notes, certificates of indebtedness, Treasury bills, or savings ...


(a) The Department of the Treasury has a sinking fund for retiring bonds and notes issued under this chapter. Amounts in the fund are appropriated for payment of bonds and notes...


(a) To provide the people of the United States with an opportunity to make gifts to the United States Government to be used to reduce the public debt - (1) the Secretary...


(a) In issuing obligations under sections 3102-3104 of this title, the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe - (1) whether an obligation is to be issued on an ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may designate incorporated banks and trust companies as depositaries for any part of proceeds of an obligation issued under this chapter....


(a) The faith of the United States Government is pledged to pay, in legal tender, principal and interest on the obligations of the Government issued under this chapter. (b)...


(a) Stocks and obligations of the United States Government are exempt from taxation by a State or political subdivision of a State. The exemption applies to each form of taxation...


(a) In this section, ''obligation'' means a direct obligation of the United States Government issued under law for valuable consideration, including bonds, notes, certificates of ...


(a) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, a loss resulting from a payment related to redeeming a savings bond or savings note shall be replaced out of...


When an officer, employee, or agent of the United States Government authorized to receive, redeem, or cancel Treasury notes receives or pays a note that was stolen and put...


A finding of death made by an officer or employee of the United States Government authorized by law to make the finding is sufficient proof of death to allow credit in the accounts...


(a) Amounts to pay necessary expenses (including rent) for an issue of obligations authorized under this chapter are appropriated to the Secretary of the Treasury. However, the...


(a) General Rule. - On or before June 1 of each calendar year after 1993, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) receive and keep public money; (2) take receipts for money paid out by the Secretary; (3) give receipts for...


(a) Except as provided by another law, an official or agent of the United States Government having custody or possession of public money shall keep the money safe without - ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury designates depositaries of money as provided in this section and under other law. (b) When necessary to carry out the business of the...


The Secretary of the Treasury may transfer public money in the possession of a depositary - (1) to the Treasury; and (2) if the Secretary believes the safety of the...


The Secretary of the Treasury, or an officer, employee, or agent designated by the Secretary, may audit a depositary of public money. For uniformity and accuracy in accounts...


(a) Except as provided in this section or another law, only officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury designated by the Secretary of the Treasury as...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall transfer public money to a disbursing official only by draft or warrant written on the Treasury. Except as provided in section 3716 and...


(a) Except as provided in section 3326 of this title, the Secretary of the Treasury may pay out money only against a warrant. A warrant shall be - (1) authorized by law; ...


(a) Except as provided in this section, a payment under a contract to provide a service or deliver an article for the United States Government may not be more than the value of...


(a) A disbursing official in the executive branch of the United States Government shall - (1) disburse money only as provided by a voucher certified by - (A) the head...


(a) When the Secretary of the Treasury and the Comptroller General decide that, with sufficient safeguards, existing procedures may be changed to simplify, improve, and economize...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may issue a check or other draft on public money in the Treasury to pay an obligation of the United States Government. When the Secretary decides...


(a) Time Limit on Treasury Checks. - (1) In general. - Except as provided in sections 3329 and 3330 of this title - (A) the Secretary shall not be required to pay...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall prohibit a check or warrant drawn on public money from being sent to a foreign country from the United States or from a territory or...


(a)(1) A check is deemed to be issued for sending to a foreign country and subject to this section and section 3329 of this title if the check is - (A) drawn on public...


(a) In this section, ''original check'' - (1) means an order for the payment of money - (A) payable on demand; (B) that does not bear interest; (C)...


(a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all Federal wage, salary, and retirement payments shall be paid to recipients of such payments by electronic funds transfer,...


(a)(1) The Secretary of the Treasury is not liable for a payment made by the Secretary or depositary in due course and without negligence, of a - (A) check, draft, or...


(a) In General. - (1) The Secretary shall provide monthly to each agency that authorizes the issuance of Treasury checks a list of those checks issued for such agency on or after...


(a) Each head of an executive agency (other than the Tennessee Valley Authority) shall, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe, provide for the...


(a) The Congress finds that: (1) Electronic benefit transfer (EBT) is a safe, reliable, and economical way to provide benefit payments to individuals who do not have...


(a) A disbursing official of the United States Government may sell a Government warrant, check, draft, or obligation not the property of the official at a premium, or dispose of...


(a) A disbursing official of the United States Government may - (1) cash and negotiate negotiable instruments payable in United States currency or currency of a...


(a) The Department of the Treasury has a special deposit revolving fund, the ''Check Forgery Insurance Fund''. Necessary amounts are hereafter appropriated to the Fund out of...


In this chapter, ''executive agency'' does not include (except in section 3513 of this title) a corporation, agency, or instrumentality subject to chapter 91 of this title. ...


(a) The Comptroller General shall prescribe the accounting principles, standards, and requirements that the head of each executive agency shall observe. Before prescribing...


(a)(1) The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall prepare and submit to the appropriate committees of the Congress a financial management status report and...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall prepare reports that will inform the President, Congress, and the public on the financial operations of the United States Government....


The Comptroller General may discontinue an agency appropriation, expenditure, limitation, receipt, or personal ledger account maintained by the Comptroller General when...


(a) Not later than March 1 of 1997 and each year thereafter, the head of each executive agency identified in section 901(b) of this title shall prepare and submit to the Congress...


(a)(1) With the concurrence of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the head of an executive agency may adjust the frequency and due dates of, and consolidate into...


(a) Each account of an agency shall be audited administratively before being submitted to the Comptroller General. The head of each agency shall prescribe regulations for...


(a)(1) Unless the Comptroller General decides the public interest requires that an account be made more frequently, each disbursing official shall make a quarterly account....


(a) Except as specifically provided by law, the Comptroller General shall audit the financial transactions of each agency. In deciding on auditing procedures and the extent to...


(a)(1) The Comptroller General may audit expenditures, accounted for only on the approval, authorization, or certificate of the President or an official of an executive agency,...


(a) The Comptroller General may audit - (1) the operations and accounts of each nonappropriated fund and related activities authorized or operated by the head of an ...


(a) The Comptroller General shall settle all accounts of the United States Government and supervise the recovery of all debts finally certified by the Comptroller General as due...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Comptroller General may relieve a present or former accountable official or agent of an agency responsible for...


(a) A certifying official certifying a voucher is responsible for - (1) information stated in the certificate, voucher, and supporting records; (2) the...


(a) A disbursing or certifying official or the head of an agency may request a decision from the Comptroller General on a question involving - (1) a payment the...


(a) An appropriation or fund currently available for the expense of an accountable function shall be charged with an amount necessary to adjust an account of an accountable...


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An accounting official discovering a deficiency in an account of an official of the United States Government having custody of public money shall notify the head of the agency...


(a) When an official receiving public money before it is paid to the Treasury or a disbursing or certifying official of the United States Government does not submit an account or...


(a) A marshal carrying out a distress warrant issued under section 3541 of this title shall seize the personal property of the official and sell the property after giving 10...


(a) A distress warrant proceeding may be postponed for a reasonable time if the Secretary of the Treasury believes the public interest will not be harmed by the postponement. ...


This subchapter does not affect a right or remedy the United States Government has by law to recover a tax, debt, or demand. ...


The Attorney General shall bring a civil action to recover an amount due to the United States Government on settlement of the account of a person accountable for public money when...


In this subchapter: (1) The term ''protest'' means a written objection by an interested party to any of the following: (A) A solicitation or other request by a...


A protest concerning an alleged violation of a procurement statute or regulation shall be decided by the Comptroller General if filed in accordance with this subchapter. ...


(a) Under procedures prescribed under section 3555 of this title, the Comptroller General shall decide a protest submitted to the Comptroller General by an interested party. ...


(a)(1) To the maximum extent practicable, the Comptroller General shall provide for the inexpensive and expeditious resolution of protests under this subchapter. Except as...


(a) The Comptroller General shall prescribe such procedures as may be necessary to the expeditious decision of protests under this subchapter, including procedures for...


This subchapter does not give the Comptroller General exclusive jurisdiction over protests, and nothing contained in this subchapter shall affect the right of any interested party...


(a) In this chapter - (1) ''administrative offset'' means withholding funds payable by the United States (including funds payable by the United States on behalf of a...


(a) Except as provided in this chapter or another law, all claims of or against the United States Government shall be settled as follows: (1) The Secretary of Defense...


(a) The head of an executive, judicial, or legislative agency - (1) shall try to collect a claim of the United States Government for money or property arising out of...


(a) Claims Over Forged or Unauthorized Endorsements. - (1) Period for claims. - If the Secretary of the Treasury determines that a Treasury check has been paid over a forged...


(a)(1) A claim of the United States Government shall be paid first when - (A) a person indebted to the Government is insolvent and - (i) the debtor without...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall keep the necessary amount of money the United States Government owes a State when the State defaults in paying principal or interest on...


The head of an agency for whom a civil action is brought against a debtor of the United States Government may buy real property of the debtor at a sale on execution of the...


(a) After trying to collect a claim from a person under section 3711(a) of this title, the head of an executive, judicial, or legislative agency may collect the claim...


(a)(1) The head of an executive, judicial, or legislative agency shall charge a minimum annual rate of interest on an outstanding debt on a United States Government claim owed by...


(a) Under conditions the head of an executive, judicial, or legislative agency considers appropriate, the head of the agency may enter into a contract with a person for...


(a) In consultation with the Comptroller General of the United States, the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe regulations requiring the head of each agency with...


(a) Each head of an executive agency (other than an agency subject to section 9 of the Act of May 18, 1933 (48 Stat. 63, chapter 32; 16 U.S.C. 831h)) shall, under such regulations...


(a) Any Federal agency that is owed by a person a past-due, legally enforceable debt (including debt administered by a third party acting as an agent for the Federal...


(a) Unless this subsection is waived by the head of a Federal agency, a person may not obtain any Federal financial assistance in the form of a loan (other than a disaster loan or...


(a)(1) There is hereby established in the Treasury a special fund to be known as the ''Debt Collection Improvement Account'' (hereinafter in this section referred to as...


(a) Notwithstanding any provision of State law, the head of an executive, judicial, or legislative agency that administers a program that gives rise to a delinquent nontax debt...


(a) The head of any agency may, with the review of the Secretary of the Treasury, for the purpose of collecting any delinquent nontax debt owed by any person, publish or...


(a) In this section - (1) ''agency'' does not include a nonappropriated fund activity or a contractor with the United States Government. (2) ''head of an agency''...


(a) The Attorney General may settle and pay not more than $1,000 in any one case for a claim made by an officer or employee at a United States Government penal or...


(a) The head of an agency (except a military department of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard) may settle a claim for not more than $1,000 for damage to, or loss...


(a) The Attorney General may settle, for not more than $50,000 in any one case, a claim for personal injury, death, or damage to, or loss of, privately owned property, caused by...


(a) The Secretary of State may settle, for not more than $1,500 in any one case, a claim for personal injury or death of an individual not a national of the United States in a...


(a)(1) Each agency that receives a bill from a carrier or freight forwarder for transporting an individual or property for the United States Government shall verify its...


(a) In this section, ''assignment'' means - (1) a transfer or assignment of any part of a claim against the United States Government or of an interest in the claim; or ...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall withhold paying that part of a judgment against the United States Government presented to the Secretary that is equal to a debt the...


(a) Liability for Certain Acts. - Any person who - (1) knowingly presents, or causes to be presented, to an officer or employee of the United States Government or a member ...


(a) Responsibilities of the Attorney General. - The Attorney General diligently shall investigate a violation under section 3729. If the Attorney General finds that a person...


(a) A subpena requiring the attendance of a witness at a trial or hearing conducted under section 3730 of this title may be served at any place in the United States. (b) A...


(a) Actions Under Section 3730. - Any action under section 3730 may be brought in any judicial district in which the defendant or, in the case of multiple defendants, any...


(a) In General. - (1) Issuance and service. - Whenever the Attorney General has reason to believe that any person may be in possession, custody, or control of...


(a) For purposes of this chapter - (1) ''authority'' means - (A) an executive department; (B) a military department; (C) an establishment (as such...


(a)(1) Any person who makes, presents, or submits, or causes to be made, presented, or submitted, a claim that the person knows or has reason to know - (A) is...


(a)(1) The investigating official of an authority may investigate allegations that a person is liable under section 3802 of this title and shall report the findings and conclusions...


(a) For the purposes of an investigation under section 3803(a)(1) of this title, an investigating official is authorized to require by subpoena the production of all...


(a)(1) A determination by a reviewing official under section 3803 of this title shall be final and shall not be subject to judicial review. (2) Unless a petition is filed...


(a) The Attorney General shall be responsible for judicial enforcement of any civil penalty or assessment imposed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. (b) Any penalty...


(a) The amount of any penalty or assessment which has become final under section 3803 of this title, or for which a judgment has been entered under section 3805(e) or 3806 of...


(a) A hearing under section 3803(d)(2) of this title with respect to a claim or statement shall be commenced within 6 years after the date on which such claim or statement is...


Within 180 days after the date of enactment of this chapter, each authority head shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter....


...


(a) This chapter does not diminish the responsibility of any agency to comply with the provisions of chapter 35 of title 44. (b) This chapter does not supersede the provisions...


Any function, duty, or responsibility which this chapter specifies be carried out by the Attorney General or an Assistant Attorney General designated by the Attorney General,...


(a) In this chapter - (1) ''agency'' has the same meaning given that term in section 551(1) of title 5 and includes an entity being operated, and the head of the...


(a) Under regulations prescribed under section 3903 of this title, the head of an agency acquiring property or service from a business concern, who does not pay the concern for...


(a) The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall prescribe regulations to carry out section 3902 of this title. The regulations shall - (1) provide that...


The head of an agency offered a discount by a business concern from an amount due under a contract for property or service in exchange for payment within a specified time may pay...


(a) In the event that a contractor, after making a certified payment request to an agency pursuant to section 3903(b) of this title, discovers that a portion or all of such...


...


(a) A claim for an interest penalty not paid under this chapter may be filed under section 6 of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (41 U.S.C. 605). (b)(1) An interest...


United States money is expressed in dollars, dimes or tenths, cents or hundreths, (FOOTNOTE 1) and mills or thousandths. A dime is a tenth of a dollar, a cent is a hundredth of...


The standard troy pound of the National Institute of Standards and Technology of the Department of Commerce shall be the standard used to ensure that the weight of United States...


United States coins and currency (including Federal reserve notes and circulating notes of Federal reserve banks and national banks) are legal tender for all debts, public...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury - (1) shall mint and issue coins described in section 5112 of this title in amounts the Secretary decides are necessary to meet the...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may mint and issue only the following coins: (1) a dollar coin that is 1.043 inches in diameter. (2) a half dollar coin that is...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe reasonable manufacturing tolerances for specifications in section 5112 of this title (except for specifications that are limits)...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall engrave and print United States currency and bonds of the United States Government and currency and bonds of United States territories...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may issue United States currency notes. The notes - (1) are payable to bearer; and (2) shall be in a form and in denominations of...


(a)(1) With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may - (A) buy and sell gold in the way, in amounts, at rates, and on conditions the...


(a) All right, title, and interest, and every claim of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, a Federal reserve bank, and a Federal reserve agent, in and to gold...


(a) In this section - (1) ''gold clause'' means a provision in or related to an obligation alleging to give the obligee a right to require payment in - ...


(a) Except to the extent authorized in regulations the Secretary of the Treasury prescribes with the approval of the President, the Secretary may not redeem United States...


(a)(1) The Secretary of the Treasury shall melt obsolete and worn United States coins withdrawn from circulation. The Secretary may use the metal from melting the coins for...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) melt and refine bullion; (2) as required, assay coins, metal, and bullion; (3) cast gold and silver bullion deposits...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall determine the fineness, weight, and value of each deposit and bar under section 5121 of this title. The value and the amount of charges...


(a) The United States Mint has - (1) a United States mint at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (2) a United States mint at Denver, Colorado. (3) a United States mint at...


(a)(1) Except as provided in this chapter, the Secretary of the Treasury shall deposit in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts amounts the Secretary receives from the operations...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall - (1) charge the superintendent of each mint with the amount in weight of standard metal of bullion the superintendent receives ...


(a) Definitions. - For purposes of this section - (1) Fund. - The term ''Fund'' means the Numismatic Public Enterprise Fund. (2) Mint. - The term ''Mint'' means...


(a) Establishment Required. - (1) In general. - The Secretary of the Treasury shall establish a Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee (hereafter in this...


There shall be established in the Treasury of the United States, a United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund (the ''Fund'') for fiscal year 1996 and hereafter: Provided, That...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury shall prepare and submit to the President an annual business-type budget for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. (b)(1) The Secretary...


(a) The Department of the Treasury has a Bureau of Engraving and Printing Fund. Amounts - (1) in the Fund are available to operate the Bureau of Engraving and Printing; ...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall impose charges for Bureau of Engraving and Printing services the Secretary provides to an agency. The charges shall be in amounts the...


The Secretary of the Treasury may provide impressions from an engraved portrait or vignette in the possession of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. An impression shall be...


(a) In this section - (1) ''buying rate'' means the buying rate in the market in New York, New York, for cable transfers payable in the currency of a foreign country to...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall maintain the value in terms of gold of the holdings of United States money of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development,...


Disbursing officials of the United States Government and officers of national banks shall stamp or mark the word ''counterfeit'', ''altered'', or ''worthless'' on counterfeit...


A State or a territory or possession of the United States may tax United States coins and currency (including Federal reserve notes and circulating notes of Federal reserve banks...


On conditions the Secretary of the Treasury decides, the Secretary may send an engraved plate of a portrait of a deceased Senator or Representative to an heir or legal...


(a) The President may direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make an agreement with the Federal reserve banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System when...


(a)(1) The Department of the Treasury has a stabilization fund. The fund is available to carry out this section, section 18 of the Bretton Woods Agreement Act (22 U.S.C. 286e-3),...


An agency may use coins and currencies of a foreign country the United States Government holds that are or may be reserved for a specific program or activity of an agency. The...


With the approval of the President, the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe regulations - (1) to carry out section 5301 of this title; and (2) the Secretary...


It is the purpose of this subchapter (except section 5315) to require certain reports or records where they have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, or...


(a) In this subchapter - (1) ''financial agency'' means a person acting for a person (except for a country, a monetary or financial authority acting as a monetary...


(a) When a domestic financial institution is involved in a transaction for the payment, receipt, or transfer of United States coins or currency (or other monetary instruments...


(a) Considering the need to avoid impeding or controlling the export or import of monetary instruments and the need to avoid burdening unreasonably a person making a transaction...


(a) Congress finds that - (1) moving mobile capital can have a significant impact on the proper functioning of the international monetary system; (2) it is important...


(a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, a person or an agent or bailee of the person shall file a report under subsection (b) of this section when the person,...


(a) The Secretary of the Treasury may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for a search warrant when the Secretary reasonably believes a monetary instrument is being...


(a) General Powers of Secretary. - The Secretary of the Treasury may (except under section 5315 of this title and regulations prescribed under section 5315) - (1) except...


The Secretary of the Treasury shall make information in a report filed under section 5313, 5314, or 5316 of this title available to an agency, including any State...


When the Secretary of the Treasury believes a person has violated, is violating, or will violate this subchapter or a regulation prescribed or order issued under this subchapter,...


(a)(1) A domestic financial institution, and a partner, director, officer, or employee of a domestic financial institution, willfully violating this subchapter or a...


(a) A person willfully violating this subchapter or a regulation prescribed under this subchapter (except section 5315 or 5324 of this title or a regulation prescribed under...


(a) The Secretary may pay a reward to an individual who provides original information which leads to a recovery of a criminal fine, civil penalty, or forfeiture, which...


(a) Domestic Coin and Currency Transactions. - No person shall for the purpose of evading the reporting requirements of section 5313(a) or 5325 or any regulation prescribed under...


(a) In General. - No financial institution may issue or sell a bank check, cashier's check, traveler's check, or money order to any individual in connection with a transaction...


(a) In General. - If the Secretary of the Treasury finds, upon the Secretary's own initiative or at the request of an appropriate Federal or State law enforcement official,...


...


(a) Prohibition Against Discrimination. - No financial institution may discharge or otherwise discriminate against any employee with respect to compensation, terms, conditions, or ...


The Secretary shall - (1) publish all written rulings interpreting this subchapter; and (2) annually issue a staff commentary on the regulations issued under...


(a) Registration With Secretary of the Treasury Required. - (1) In general. - Any person who owns or controls a money transmitting business shall register the business...


For purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply: (1) Department of the treasury law enforcement organizations. - The term ''Department of the...


(a) Development and Transmittal to Congress. - (1) Development. - The President, acting through the Secretary and in consultation with the Attorney General, shall develop a ...


(a) Findings and Purpose. - (1) Findings. - The Congress finds the following: (A) Money laundering and related financial crimes frequently appear to be...


(a) Development and Transmittal to Congress. - (1) Development. - The President, acting through the Secretary and in consultation with the Attorney General, shall develop a ...


(a) Findings and Purpose. - (1) Findings. - The Congress finds the following: (A) Money laundering and related financial crimes frequently appear to be...


(a) Establishment. - The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, shall establish a program to support local law enforcement efforts in the...


(a) Grant Eligibility. - To be eligible to receive an initial grant or a renewal grant under this part, a State or local law enforcement agency or prosecutor shall meet each of...


(a) Applicant and Grantee Information. - (1) Application process. - The Secretary shall issue requests for proposal, as necessary, regarding, with respect to the grants ...


(a) In General. - After the end of the 1-year period beginning on the date the first national strategy for combating money laundering and related financial crimes is submitted to...


There are authorized to be appropriated the following amounts for the following fiscal years to carry out the purposes of this subchapter: ...


(a) Establishment. - The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Attorney General, shall establish a program to support local law enforcement efforts in the...


(a) Grant Eligibility. - To be eligible to receive an initial grant or a renewal grant under this part, a State or local law enforcement agency or prosecutor shall meet each of...


(a) Applicant and Grantee Information. - (1) Application process. - The Secretary shall issue requests for proposal, as necessary, regarding, with respect to the grants ...


(a) In General. - After the end of the 1-year period beginning on the date the first national strategy for combating money laundering and related financial crimes is submitted to...


There are authorized to be appropriated the following amounts for the following fiscal years to carry out the purposes of this subchapter: ...


In this chapter - (1) ''administering office'' means the lowest unit of an agency responsible for managing a domestic assistance program. (2) ''agency'' has the...


(a) The Director shall collect and review information on domestic assistance programs and shall provide such information to the Administrator. The information on each...


(a) The Director shall - (1) maintain the United States Government assistance awards information system established as a result of the study conducted under section 9...


(a) The Administrator shall maintain a computerized information system providing access to - (1) the information described in paragraphs (1), (2), (5), (6), and (7)...


(a) The Administrator shall prepare and publish each year a catalog of domestic assistance programs. (b) In a form selected by the Administrator, the catalog shall contain - ...


The Director shall have oversight responsibility for the exercise of all authorities and responsibilities in this chapter not specifically assigned to the Director. ...


After October 1, 1983, there may be appropriated to the Administrator such sums as may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this chapter. ...


As used in this chapter, the term - (1) ''Director'' means the Director of the Office of Management and Budget; (2) ''State'' means any State, the Commonwealth of...


(a) For fiscal years 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990, not later than 180 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Director shall prepare a Consolidated Federal Funds...


(a)(1) The Director shall - (A) prepare - (i) printed copies of each of the reports required by this chapter; and (ii) machine-readable records of...


In order to carry out sections 6202 and 6203 of this chapter, the Director may delegate to any authority of the executive branch of the Federal Government the responsibility...


Each head of any authority of the Government having custody of the data files and systems referred to in section 6202(c) - (1) shall make available to the Director (or...


The Director shall designate a single organizational unit to provide for data consistency and uniform reporting of data elements. ...


There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this chapter such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, and 1990. ...


The purposes of this chapter are to - (1) promote a better understanding of United States Government expenditures and help eliminate unnecessary administrative ...


In this chapter - (1) ''executive agency'' does not include a mixed-ownership Government corporation. (2) ''grant agreement'' and ''cooperative agreement'' do not ...


An executive agency shall use a procurement contract as the legal instrument reflecting a relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or...


An executive agency shall use a grant agreement as the legal instrument reflecting a relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or...


An executive agency shall use a cooperative agreement as the legal instrument reflecting a relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or...


The head of an executive agency may vest title in tangible personal property in a nonprofit institution of higher education or in a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose...


The Director of the Office of Management and Budget may - (1) issue supplementary interpretative guidelines to promote consistent and efficient use of procurement...


This chapter does not require an executive agency to establish only one relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or other recipient on...


In this chapter - (1) ''assistance'' means the transfer of anything of value for a public purpose of support or stimulation that is - (A) authorized by a law of...


On request of a chief executive officer of a State, a State legislature, or an official designated by either of them, an executive agency carrying out a grant program to States...


(a) Consistent with program purposes and with regulations of the Secretary, and in accordance with an agreement under subsection (b) entered into by the Secretary and a State - ...


Notwithstanding a law of the United States providing that one State agency or multimember agency must be established or designated to carry out or supervise the administration of...


(a) The President may prescribe statistical and other studies and compilations, development projects, technical tests and evaluations, technical information, training...


(a) The economic and social development of the United States and the achievement of satisfactory levels of living depend on the sound and orderly development of urban and rural...


(a) The committees of Congress having jurisdiction over a grant program authorized by a law of the United States without a specified expiration date for the program shall study...


(a)(1) When requested by a committee of Congress having jurisdiction over a grant program, the Comptroller General shall study the program. The study shall include a review of - ...


(a) Payment and Use. - (1) Payment. - The Secretary shall pay to each unit of general local government which qualifies for a payment under this chapter an amount equal...


(a) Administration of Fund. - The Department of the Treasury has a Local Government Fiscal Assistance Fund, which consists of amounts appropriated to the Fund. (b)...


(a) In General. - The Secretary shall issue regulations establishing procedures under which eligible units of general local government are required to provide notice to the...


(a) Formula Allocation by State. - For each payment period, the Secretary shall allocate to each State out of the amount appropriated for the period under the authority of...


(a) Indian Tribes and Alaskan Natives Villages. - If there is in a State an Indian tribe or Alaskan native (FOOTNOTE 1) village having a recognized governing body carrying...


For purposes of determining the income gap of a unit of general local government under section 6705(b)(4)(A), (FOOTNOTE 1) the number which applies is - (FOOTNOTE 1) So...


(a) State Formula. - A State government may provide by law for the allocation of amounts among units of general local government in the State on the basis of population multiplied...


(a) Maximum Amount. - The amount allocated to a unit of general local government for a payment period may not exceed the adjusted taxes imposed by the unit of general local...


(a) Population Data for Payment Period Beginning October 1, 1994. - For the payment period beginning October 1, 1994, the Secretary, in making allocations pursuant to sections...


(a) Hearings. - (1) In general. - A unit of general local government expending payments under this chapter shall hold at least one public hearing on the proposed use...


(a) General Prohibition. - No person in the United States shall be excluded from participating in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under, a program...


(a) Notice of Noncompliance. - By the 10th day after the Secretary makes a finding of discrimination or receives a holding of discrimination about a unit of general local...


(a) Imposition and Continuation of Suspensions. - (1) In general. - The Secretary shall suspend payment under this chapter to a unit of general local government - ...


(a) Types of Compliance Agreements. - A compliance agreement is an agreement - (1) approved by the Secretary, between the governmental authority responsible for...


The Attorney General may bring a civil action in an appropriate district court of the United States against a unit of general local government that the Attorney General has reason...


(a) Authority for Private Suits in Federal or State Court. - If a unit of general local government, or an officer or employee of a unit of general local government acting in...


(a) Appeals in Federal Court of Appeals. - A unit of general local government which receives notice from the Secretary about withholding payments under section 6703(f),...


(a) Investigations by Secretary. - (1) In general. - The Secretary shall within a reasonable time limit - (A) carry out an investigation and make a finding after ...


(a) Reports by Secretary to Congress. - Before June 2 of each year prior to 2002, the Secretary personally shall report to the Congress on - (1) the status and operation...


(a) Definitions. - In this chapter - (1) ''unit of general local government'' means - (A) a county, township, city, or political subdivision of a county,...


In this chapter - (1) ''entitlement land'' means land owned by the United States Government - (A) that is in the National Park System or the National ...


(FOOTNOTE 1) So in original. Probably should not be capitalized. (a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary of the Interior shall make a payment for each...


(a) In this section - (1) ''payment law'' means - (A) the Act of June 20, 1910 (ch. 310, 36 Stat. 557); (B) section 33 of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act (7 ...


(a) In addition to payments the Secretary of the Interior makes under section 6902 of this title, the Secretary shall make a payment for each fiscal year to a unit of general...


(a) The Secretary of the Interior shall make a payment for each fiscal year to each unit of general local government in which an interest in land owned by the United States...


Necessary amounts may be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior to carry out this chapter. Amounts are available only as provided in appropriation laws. ...


(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a State may enact legislation which requires that any payments which would be made to units of general local...


The purposes of this chapter are to - (1) enable States, local governments, and private nonprofit organizations to use assistance of the United States Government ...


In this chapter - (1) ''applicant'' means a State, local government, or private nonprofit organization applying for assistance for one project. (2)...


(a) The President shall prescribe necessary regulations to carry out section 7101 of this title and to ensure that this chapter is applied by all executive agencies consistently....


In processing an application or request for assistance for a project to be financed by at least 2 assistance programs, the head of an executive agency shall take action that...


(a) To make participation in a project easier than would be possible because of varying or conflicting technical or administrative regulations and procedures not required by law,...


With the approval of the President, the head of an executive agency may delegate or otherwise arrange to have another executive agency carry out or supervise a project or class...


(a) In supporting a project, a joint management fund may be established to administer more effectively amounts received from more than one assistance program or appropriation....


Under regulations prescribed by the President, the head of an executive agency may act under sections 7105-7107 of this title for a project assisted under at least 2...


An appropriation available for technical assistance or personnel training under an assistance program is available for technical assistance and training for a project proposed...


Under regulations prescribed by the President, the head of an executive agency may make an agreement with a State to extend the benefits of this chapter to a project...


By February 3, 1984, the President shall submit to Congress a report on actions taken under this chapter and make recommendations for its continuation, amendment, or termination....


This chapter expires on February 3, 1985. ...


It is the purpose of this chapter to ensure that - (1) block grant amounts are allocated for programs of special importance to meet the needs of local governments, residents...


In this chapter - (1) ''block grant amounts'' means amounts received for a program that - (A) directly allocates amounts to States only, except for ...


(a)(1) The chief executive officer of each State shall prepare for each fiscal year a report on the proposed use during the fiscal year of block grant amounts received by the...


To evaluate and review the use of block grant amounts, consolidated assistance, and other grant programs established or provided for in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 ...


(a) The chief executive officer of each State shall conduct financial and compliance audits of block grant amounts received under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981...


(a) As used in this chapter, the term - (1) ''Comptroller General'' means the Comptroller General of the United States; (2) ''Director'' means the Director of the...


(a)(1)(A) Each non-Federal entity that expends a total amount of Federal awards equal to or in excess of $300,000 or such other amount specified by the Director under...


(a) An audit conducted in accordance with this chapter shall be in lieu of any financial audit of Federal awards which a non-Federal entity is required to undergo under any...


(a) Each Federal agency shall, in accordance with guidance issued by the Director under section 7505, with regard to Federal awards provided by the agency - (1)...


(a) The Director, after consultation with the Comptroller General, and appropriate officials from Federal, State, and local governments and nonprofit organizations shall...


(a) The Comptroller General shall review provisions requiring financial audits of non-Federal entities that receive Federal awards that are contained in bills and resolutions...


This chapter shall apply to any non-Federal entity with respect to any of its fiscal years which begin after June 30, 1996. ...


(a) In this section - (1) ''included Federal loan program'' has the same meaning given that term in section 6103(l)(3)(C) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26...


In this chapter - (1) ''Government corporation'' means a mixed-ownership Government corporation and a wholly owned Government corporation. (2)...


An agency may establish or acquire a corporation to act as an agency only by or under a law of the United States specifically authorizing the action. ...


(a) Each wholly owned Government corporation shall prepare and submit each year to the President a business-type budget in a way, and before a date, the President prescribes...


(a) Congress shall - (1) consider budget programs for wholly owned Government corporations the President submits; (2) make necessary appropriations authorized by law; ...


(a)(1) The financial statements of Government corporations shall be audited by the Inspector General of the corporation appointed under the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5...


(a)(1) A Government corporation shall submit an annual management report to the Congress not later than 180 days after the end of the Government corporation's fiscal year. (2)...


(a) With the approval of the Comptroller General, a Government corporation may consolidate its cash into an account if the cash will be expended as provided by law. (b)...


(a) Before a Government corporation issues obligations and offers obligations to the public, the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe - (1) the form,...


When the President considers it practicable and in the public interest, the President shall include in the budget submitted to Congress under section 1105 of this title...


(a) The Secretary shall prescribe by regulation standards for the safeguarding and use of obligations that are government securities described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of...


In this chapter - (1) ''person'' means an individual, a trust, an estate, a partnership, and a corporation. (2) ''Government obligation'' means a public debt...


An agency (except a mixed-ownership Government corporation) may not require or obtain a surety bond for a member of the uniformed services or an officer or employee of the...


(a) If a person is required under a law of the United States to give a surety bond, the person may give a Government obligation as security instead of a surety bond. The...


(a) When a law of the United States Government requires or permits a person to give a surety bond through a surety, the person satisfies the law if the surety bond is provided for...


(a) Before becoming a surety under section 9304 of this title, a surety corporation must file with the Secretary of the Treasury - (1) a copy of the articles of incorporation...


(a) A surety corporation may provide a surety bond under section 9304 of this title in a judicial district outside the State, the District of Columbia, or a territory or possession...


(a)(1) A surety corporation providing a surety bond under section 9304 of this title may be sued in a court of the United States having jurisdiction of civil actions on surety...


A surety corporation is liable to the United States Government for a civil penalty of at least $500 but not more than $5,000 for violating section 9304, 9305, or 9306 of this title....


When a person required to provide a surety bond given to the United States Government is insolvent or dies having assets insufficient to pay debts, the surety, or the executor, ...


The purpose of this chapter is to protect the interests of the United States and of the participants and their beneficiaries in Government pension plans by requiring...


In this chapter - (1) ''Government pension plan'' - (A) means a pension, annuity, retirement, or similar plan (except a plan covered under the Employee...


((a) Repealed. Pub. L. 105-362, title XV, Sec. 1501(a), Nov. 10, 1998, 112 Stat. 3294.) (b) This chapter does not prevent a Government pension plan from using the services of...


When necessary or when requested by either House of Congress or a committee of Congress, the Comptroller General shall - (1) review financial and actuarial statements...


(a) It is the sense of Congress that each service or thing of value provided by an agency (except a mixed-ownership Government corporation) to a person (except a person on...


Except as required by a treaty of the United States, amounts held in trust by the United States Government (including annual interest earned on the amounts) - (1) shall...


(FOOTNOTE 1) Another section 9703 is set out preceding section 9704 of this title. (a) In General. - There is established in the Treasury of the United States a fund to...


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(FOOTNOTE 1) Another section 9703 is set out preceding section 9704 of this title. (a) In General. - There is established in the Treasury of the United States a fund to...


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