Prohibiting Withholding Or Impoundment of Appropriations, and Amending the Antideficiency Act: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 11441, H.R. 11541, and H.R. 11682, Bills to Prohibit the Withholding Or Impoundment of Appropriations; and H.R. 7103, a Bill to Extend the Penalty Provision of the Antideficiency Act. May 20, 1958

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Considers (85) H.R. 11541, (85) H.R. 11682, (85) H.R. 7103, (85) H.R. 11441.

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Page 2 - 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 4 - In apportioning any appropriation, reserves may be established to provide for contingencies, or to effect savings whenever savings are made possible by or through changes in requirements, greater efficiency of operations, or other developments subsequent to the date on which such appropriation wns made available.
Page 2 - ... on or before the beginning of each fiscal year, be so apportioned by monthly or other allotments as to 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 - Whenever, it is determined by an officer designated in subsection (d) of this section to make apportionments and reapportionments that any amount so reserved will not be required to carry out the purposes of the appropriation concerned, he shall recommend the rescission of such amount in the manner provided in the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, for estimates of appropriations.
Page 2 - States who shall violate subsections (a), (b),or (h) of this section shall be subjected to appropriate administrative discipline, including, when circumstances •warrant, suspension from duty without pay or removal from office...
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Page 50 - ... all appropriations or funds not limited to a definite period of time, and all authorizations to create obligations by contract in advance of appropriations, shall be so apportioned as to achieve the most effective and economical use thereof. As used hereafter in this section the term "appropriation" means appropriations, funds, and authorizations to create obligations by contract in advance of appropriations.
Page 49 - Appropriation of a given amount for a particular activity constitutes only a ceiling upon the amount which should be expended for that activity. The aAministrative officials responsible for administration of an activity for which appropriation is made bear the final burden for rendering all necessary service with the smallest amount possible within the ceiling figure fixed Z»j/ the Congress.

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