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This is one of a group of four documents which relate to the budget for 1966. The Budget of the United States Government, 1966, is a compact volume containing the Budget Message of the President, summary tables and statistical information, and various special analyses,

The Budget of the United States Government, 1966–-Appendix contains the text of appropriation estimates proposed for the consideration of the Congress together with specific reference materials on the various appropriations

and funds. The contents of this volume are further explained at the beginning of each of its four parts.

The Budget of the United States Government, 1966- The District of Columbia is a volume which relates specifically to the estimates for the municipal government of the District of Columbia.

In addition, a pamphlet type of publication, The Federal Budget in Brief, 1966, is available for those who wish a much more brief presentation than any of the three official volumes.

NOTE. -Unless otherwise indicated, all references to years in this volume are to fiscal years ending June 30. Financial

tables in parts I, II, and IV are nearly always stated in thousands of dollars; details may not add to the totals because of rounding.

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Legislative Branch
The Judiciary
Executive Office of the President
Funds Appropriated to the President
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense Military
Department of Defense-Civil
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
Department of the Interior
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Post Office Department
Department of State
Treasury Department
Atomic Energy Commission
Federal Aviation Agency
General Services Administration
Housing and Home Finance Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Veterans Administration
Other Independent Agencies
District of Columbia




Part I contains supporting details for Federal funds, enactment by Congress on each item of authorization. including various types of tables and schedules, explana- | Material is also included on a few trust funds which tory statements of the work to be performed and the require congressional action. This part is arranged in money needed, and the text of the language proposed for chapters reflecting the organization of the Government.


Federal (Government-owned) funds are of four types, | finance a cycle of operations, in which the expenditures as follows:

generate receipts coming primarily from the public and The general fund is credited with receipts which are not available for continuing use. They include nearly all of earmarked by law for a specific purpose, and is charged | the Government-owned corporations, the postal fund, and with expenditures that are payable from appropriations various unincorporated enterprises. (except appropriations of earmarked receipts) and those Intragovernmental revolving and management funds (inpayable from borrowing. Both in number of itens and cluding consolidated working funds) are those which are in amounts, most of the Government's business is trans- created to facilitate financing operations within and be acted through the general fund.

tween Government agencies. They consist of two typesSpecial funds are those which are established to account for receipts that are earmarked by law for a specific pur: operations, like public enterprise funds but with receipts

intragovernmental revolving funds which finance a cycle of pose. They exclude the funds which carry on a cycle of operations for which there is continuing authority to use primarily from within the Government; and management the receipts (as described in the next paragraph). Some

funds which permit the pooling of advance payments from special funds are subject to annual appropriation by two or more appropriations to carry out certain activities. Congress. Others are automatically available under the Other funds, for which the Government serves in a laws which created the funds.

fiduciary capacity, are of two types—trust funds and deposit Public enterprise (revolving) funds are those which / funds. They are explained at the beginning of part II.



For each appropriation, this appendix includes certain | appropriations for recommended extension or renewal of detailed material, as follows: (1) appropriation language, expiring laws; however, money for new legislation is if applicable; (2) a schedule of program and financing; shown separately. (3) a narrative statement on program and performance; for the former, not the latter.

Appropriation language is included (4) a schedule of object classification. An exception occurs in the case of certain permanent appropriations and balance remains; such accounts of a bureau orIndependent The language proposed for inclusion in the 1966 approagency are often combined into a single presentation priation acts is printed at the head of each item requiring instead of having separate schedules. Where the obliga- action by Congress, except for those items which are not tions fall in a single object class, the classification is identi- formally recommended at this time but will be proposed fied in the program and financing schedule, rather than in

transmittal. The language of the 1965 a separate schedule.

appropriation acts is used as a base. The text used in For revolving funds, there are usually two additional the 1965 appropriation acts is printed in roman type. schedules covering (5) revenue, expense, and retained Italic type indicates proposed new language. Brackets earnings; and (6) financial condition.

enclose material which it is proposed to omit, as in this The basic schedules usually exclude supplemental esti- example: mates which it is expected will be transmitted to Congress later, for 1965 and 1966; these usually are covered by a

For necessary expenses of the Office of Business Economics, separate, brief schedule of program and financing, without [$2,250,000) $2,755,000. (5 U.S.C. 591, 596-597; 15 U.S.C. 171,

175; Department of Commerce Appropriation Act, 1965.) appropriation language. However, the 1965 column of the basic schedules include (and identify) supplementals Following the language, and printed in italics within required to meet costs of military, and civilian pay in- parentheses, are citations to relevant authorizing legislacreases under recently enacted pay legislation.

tion and to the appropriation act from which the text is The 1966 column includes, within the regular schedules, taken.


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