Appropriations Law Forum 2009

GAO held its Annual Appropriations Law Forum on March 12, 2009, to coincide with the publication of the annual update of the Third Edition of Principles of Federal Appropriations Law. The session included an overview of significant decisions issued in 2008, with separate discussions of personal versus official expenses and appropriations issues for political appointees.

Appropriations Law Year-In-Review (PDF, 14 pages)

Personal Expenses versus Official Expenses (PDF, 22 pages)

Appropriations Issues for Political Appointees (PDF, 192 pages)

Digests of Appropriations Law Decisions and Opinions (January to December 2008) (PDF, 13 pages)

Principles of Federal Appropriations Law: Annual Update of the Third Edition
GAO-09-340SP, March 12, 2009