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Use of Appropriated Funds

Department of the Navy–Lunch for Volunteer Focus Group, B-318499, November 19, 2009

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Navy Disposition: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: As part of an assessment of readiness and quality of life concerns for Department of Navy activities in Japan, a Navy Inspector General (IG) team led a focus…

Department of Defense—Retired Military Officers as Media Analysts, B-316443, July 21, 2009

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Defense Disposition: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ General Counsel P.C. Highlight: The issue before is whether the Department of Defense’s (DOD) use of appropriations for its retired military officers (RMO) outreach program violated prohibitions on the use of…

Financial Crimes Enforcement Network–Obligations under a Cost-Reimbursement, Nonseverable Services Contract, B-317139, June 1, 2009

Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Disposition: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: A nonseverable services contract that is not separated for performance by fiscal year may not be funded on an incremental basis without statutory authority. Failure to obligate the…