Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board--Membership Fees
B-305095: Dec 8, 2005
The United States Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (Board) has requested our decision on whether it may pay the membership fee required for the Board to become a Corporate Associate of the Risk Management and Decision Processes Center of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (Center). Letter from Christopher W. Warner, General Counsel, U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board, to Anthony Gamboa, General Counsel, U.S. Government Accountability Office, April 20, 2005 (Warner Letter). The Board believes that membership in the Center could assist it in carrying out its statutory authorities. We conclude that the Board's appropriations are available to pay the Center's membership fee.