Compendium of Budget Accounts: Fiscal Year 1998 : Staff Study

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Page 6 - Department of Education Department of Energy Department of Health and Human Services...
Page 122 - The general overhead costs of the Federal Government, including legislative and executive activities; provision of central fiscal, personnel, and property activities; and the provision of services that cannot reasonably be classified in any other major function. As a normal rule, all activities reasonably or closely associated with other functions are included in those functions rather than listed as a part of general government.
Page 120 - Promotion and regulation of commerce and the housing credit and deposit insurance industries, which pertain to collection and dissemination of social and economic data (unless they are an integral part of another function, such as health); general purpose subsidies to business, including credit subsidies to the housing industry; and the postal service fund and general fund subsidies of that fund.
Page 122 - Programs to provide judicial services, police protection, law enforcement (including civil rights), rehabilitation and incarceration of criminals, and the general maintenance of domestic order. It includes the provision of court appointed counsel or other legal services for individuals.
Page 2 - Individual accounts are then grouped by major subordinate organization — usually a bureau, service, or administration — or by major program area. For each account, we report gross obligations in millions of nominal dollars; gross obligations reflect a financial estimate of orders placed, contracts awarded, services received, and other similar transactions during the fiscal year. We selected gross obligations as the display criterion because it best describes the relative size of each budget account,...
Page 121 - It includes the construction of facilities ; purchase of equipment; research, testing, and evaluation; provision of communications directly related to transportation (for example, air traffic control by the...
Page 122 - Transactions which directly give rise to interest payments or income (lending) and the general short fall or excess of outgo over income arising out of fiscal, monetary, and other policy considerations and leading to the creation of interest-bearing debt instruments (normally the public debt). The...
Page 121 - Development of physical facilities or financial infrastructures designed to promote viable community economies. Community Development (451 ) Area and Regional Development (452) Disaster Relief and Insurance (453) Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services (500) Promoting the extension of knowledge and skills, enhancing employment and employment opportunities, protecting workplace standards, and providing services to the needy. Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education (501 ) Higher...
Page 88 - Security 700 Veterans Benefits and Services 701 Income Security for Veterans 702 Veterans Education, Training, and Rehabilitation 703 Hospital and Medical Care for Veterans 704 Veterans Housing 705 Other Veterans Benefits and Services...
Page 120 - Promoting an adequate supply and appropriate use of energy to serve the needs of the economy.

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