Federal Credit Reform Act

Federal Credit Reform Act (FCRA) in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Federal Credit Reform Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): See under Federal Credit. ResourcesSee AlsoFederal Appropriations Entries about the United States Budget Process in the […]

Congressional Budget Act

Congressional Budget Act in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Congressional Budget Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): Titles I–IX of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, as amended (2 U.S.C. §§ 601–661), are […]

Bases of Budgeting

Bases of Budgeting in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Bases of Budgeting in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): Methods for calculating budget figures. Not all methods are mutually exclusive. For example, the federal budget includes both net and gross figures […]

Budget Enforcement Act

Budget Enforcement Act (BEA) in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Budget Enforcement Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): First enacted as Title XIII of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990. BEA amended the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit […]

Credit Reform Act Accounts

Credit Reform Act Accounts in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Credit Reform Act Accounts in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): Guide to U.S. Federal Credit Reform Act Accounts (Budget Process)Credit Reform Act Accounts Credit Program Account Financing Account […]

Appropriation Act

Appropriation Act in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Appropriation Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): A statute, under the jurisdiction of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, that generally provides legal authority for federal agencies […]

Budget Act

Budget Act in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Budget Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): The common name of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974. (See under Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974.) ResourcesSee […]

Economy Act

Economy Act in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Economy Act in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): A common reference to section 1535 of title 31 of the United States Code that provides general authority for one agency or unit thereof to obtain goods and services […]

Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985

Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 in the Federal Budget ProcessMeaning of Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 in the congressional and executive budget processes (GAO source): Also known as the Deficit Control Act, originally known as […]