Can Your Agency Use Appropriated Funds for Meals and Light Refreshments? (Supersedes 2005 Version)

Mar 10, 2011

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

This supersedes "Meals and Refreshments" guidance issued in conjunction with the 2005 Appropriations Law Forum. This document is guidance regarding the proper use of appropriated funds for meals and light refreshments. The document states that, in general, an agency may not use appropriated funds to purchase food which is considered a personal expense without specific authority. There are exceptions in some circumstances, however, including exceptions for some awards ceremonies.

Jun 26, 2019

Jun 25, 2019

Jun 24, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

Jun 20, 2019

Looking for more? Browse all our products here