Funding Actions Agencies Reported Taking in Fiscal Year 2013 to Mitigate the Effects of Sequestration
|Agency||Reprogrammed funds within a budget account||Transferred funds from one budget account to another|
|Number of agencies that reported taking this action to mitigate the effects of sequestration||12||13|
Source: GAO analysis.
Note: This table is excerpted from GAO-14-244. For more details, see the report.
aAccording to DOD officials, the department did not use its reprogramming and transfer authority to directly mitigate the effects of sequestration. However, the flexibility to transfer or reprogram funds to cover expenses for overseas contingency operations that otherwise would have been funded by other areas in the budget allowed DOD to reverse some actions taken to achieve spending reductions.