Principles of Federal Appropriations Law: Fourth Edition, Chapter 1
GAO-16-463SP: Mar 10, 2016
- Full Report:
Chapter 1 of Principles of Federal Appropriations Law discusses Congress's constitutional power of the purse, as well as GAO's role in appropriations law. Chapter 1 sets out a framework for the analysis of issues in appropriations law. It also discusses statutory interpretation and contains a brief overview of agency interpretations of statutes and of their own regulations. Additional chapters of Principles of Federal Appropriations Law and ancillary materials are available at our web site, http://www.gao.gov/legal/red-book/overview.