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Policy
Directive
NPD 9630.3F
Effective Date: January 02, 2002
Expiration Date: January 02, 2020
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY
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Subject: Designation of Authority to Render Advice on Questions Involving the Propriety of Certain Payments (Revalidated 12/03/2015)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer


Change History

Change #
Date
Description
1
08/31/2011
Revalidated with administrative corrections, updated for 1400 compliance, office titles, and authority citiations
2
12/3/2015
Revalidated with administrative corrections, updated for 1400 compliance, updated Applicability and Measurement/Verification

1. Policy

It is NASA policy to render advice on questions involving the propriety of certain payments.

2. Applicability

a. This NPD is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Service Support Centers.

b. In this directive, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

c. In this directive, all document citations are assumed to be to the latest version, unless otherwise noted.

3. Authority

a. The National Aeronautics and Space Act, 51 U.S.C. § 20113(a).

b. Requests for Decisions of the Comptroller General, 31 U.S.C. § 3529.

c. Government Accountability Office Policy and Procedures Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies, Title 7 Fiscal Guidance, Chpater 8, Settlement of Accounts and Relief of Accountable Officer.

4. Applicable Documents and Forms

NPR 9050.4, Cash Management and Improper Payments, Appendix B, Precautions to Avoid Irregularities.

5. Responsibility

The Director, Policy Division, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, is designated to render written advice on questions involving the propriety of a payment to be made for an item of $100.00 or less. Requests for advice shall be prepared and processed in accordance with NPR 9050.4, Cash Management and Improper Payments, Appendix B, Precautions to Avoid Irregularities.

6. Delegation of Authority

None.

7. Measurement/Verification

Quality assurance reviews and analysis of financial and budgetary reports and data submitted through the Continuous Monitoring Program (CMP) will be used to measure compliance with this NPR.

8. Cancellation

None.



Revalidated w/change 2, December 3, 2015, Original signed by


/s/Michael D. Christensen for Sean O'Keefe
Administrator


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