A-63680, JULY 15, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 35

A-63680: Jul 15, 1935

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THERE IS NOT INVOLVED THE PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES BY ONE DEPARTMENT OR SERVICE FOR ANOTHER. IS NOT FOR APPLICATION. 1935: THERE IS RETURNED FOR CANCELLATION COVERING WARRANT NO. 41. FUNDS ARE BEING ADVANCED FROM THE SPECIAL FUND ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION ACT OF MARCH 16. THERE IS NOT INVOLVED THE PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES BY ONE DEPARTMENT OR SERVICE FOR ANOTHER. IS NOT FOR APPLICATION.

A-63680, JULY 15, 1935, 15 COMP. GEN. 35

DEPARTMENTS AND ESTABLISHMENTS - SERVICES BETWEEN WHEN THE CONGRESS, AS IN SECTION 4 (B) OF THE MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION ACT AS AMENDED BY SECTION 3 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 15, 1935, 49 STAT. 379, SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZES THE ALLOTMENT OR TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS TO A SPECIFIC GOVERNMENT AGENCY TO BE USED FOR DUTIES IMPOSED UPON THAT AGENCY BY STATUTE, THERE IS NOT INVOLVED THE PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES BY ONE DEPARTMENT OR SERVICE FOR ANOTHER, AND THE PROCEDURE OF ESTABLISHING A WORKING FUND UNDER SECTION 601 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932, 47 STAT. 417, IS NOT FOR APPLICATION. IN SUCH CASES THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS SHOULD BE ACCOMPLISHED BY A TRANSFER APPROPRIATION WARRANT, THE TRANSFERRED FUNDS CARRYING THE FISCAL YEAR LIMITATION, IF ANY, OF THE APPROPRIATION FROM WHICH TRANSFERRED.

COMPTROLLER GENERAL MCCARL TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, JULY 15, 1935:

THERE IS RETURNED FOR CANCELLATION COVERING WARRANT NO. 41, PROPOSING TO CREDIT $12,000 TO A NEWLY ESTABLISHED WORKING FUND "9 3W362--- WORKING FUND, POST OFFICE (AGRICULTURE MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION FUND).' FUNDS ARE BEING ADVANCED FROM THE SPECIAL FUND ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION 4 OF THE MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION ACT OF MARCH 16, 1934, 48 STAT. 451,"38362 --- MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION FUND.' SECTION 4(B) OF SAID ACT, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 3 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 15, 1935, 49 STAT. 379, PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:

(B) THE REMAINDER SHALL BE AVAILABLE FOR EXPENSES IN EXECUTING THIS ACT, THE MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION ACT, THE MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT, AND ANY OTHER ACT TO CARRY INTO EFFECT ANY TREATY FOR THE PROTECTION OF MIGRATORY BIRDS, INCLUDING PERSONAL SERVICES IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND ELSEWHERE, AND ALSO INCLUDING ADVANCE ALLOTMENTS TO BE MADE BY THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT AT SUCH TIMES AND IN SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE MUTUALLY AGREED UPON BY THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE AND THE POSTMASTER GENERAL FOR DIRECT EXPENDITURE BY THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT FOR ENGRAVING, PRINTING, ISSUING, SELLING, AND ACCOUNTING FOR MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING STAMPS AND MONEYS RECEIVED FROM THE SALE THEREOF, PERSONAL SERVICES IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND ELSEWHERE, AND FOR SUCH OTHER EXPENSES AS MAY BE NECESSARY IN EXECUTING THE DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS REQUIRED OF THE POSTAL SERVICE BY THIS ACT: * * *

WHERE THE CONGRESS, AS IN THIS INSTANCE, SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZES THE ALLOTMENT OR TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATED FUNDS TO A SPECIFIC GOVERNMENT AGENCY TO BE USED FOR DUTIES IMPOSED UPON THAT AGENCY BY STATUTE, THERE IS NOT INVOLVED THE PERFORMANCE OF SERVICES BY ONE DEPARTMENT OR SERVICE FOR ANOTHER, AND, ACCORDINGLY, THE PROCEDURE OF ESTABLISHING A WORKING FUND UNDER SECTION 601 OF THE ACT OF JUNE 30, 1932, 47 STAT. 417, IS NOT FOR APPLICATION. IN CASES SUCH AS INVOLVED IN THE PRESENT MATTER THE TRANSFER OF FUNDS SHOULD BE BY TRANSFER APPROPRIATION WARRANT, THE TRANSFERRED FUNDS CARRYING THE FISCAL YEAR LIMITATION, IF ANY, OF THE APPROPRIATION FROM WHICH TRANSFERRED.