B-243025, May 2, 1991
B-243025: May 2, 1991
APPROPRIATIONS/FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - Appropriation Availability - Purpose availability - Necessary expenses rule - Awards/honoraria DIGEST: Federal Aviation Agency is advised. That the purchase of the jackets for use as an honorary award is a proper expenditure of the agency's appropriated funds under the provisions of the Government Employees Incentive Awards Act. Federal Aviation Administration - Incentive Awards Program - Presentation of Jackets: The issue is the propriety of presenting jackets to federal employees as part of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) incentive awards program. /1/ The FAA reports that one of its regions is contemplating a procurement of about 100 jackets at a cost of $50 each to be presented as honorary awards to its employees under the provisions of the Government Employees Incentive Awards Act.