Principles of Federal Appropriations Law: Fourth Edition, Chapter 2

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Chapter 2 of Principles of Federal Appropriations Law discusses key appropriations terminology, the budget and appropriations process, distinctions between authorizations and appropriations, constitutional limitations upon the power of the purse, and criteria to determine whether to construe general provisions in appropriations measures as permanent legislation. Additional chapters of Principles of Federal Appropriations Law and ancillary materials are available at our web site, http://www.gao.gov/legal/red-book/overview.

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