Constitutional Authority to Impound Appropriated Funds

B-135364: Jul 26, 1973

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Congress requested GAO's opinion as to the legality of the President's authority to impound funds appropriated by Congress.

GAO held that there are few clear answers to the varied issues and problems arising from impoundment. Accordingly, GAO offered the discussion to assist the Committee in its consideration of this vital issue.

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

Mar 12, 2018

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