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Policy
Directive
NPD 9050.3F
Effective Date: November 16, 2007
Expiration Date: November 16, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY
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Subject: Administrative Control of Appropriations and Funds - Revalidated 1/9/17)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Financial Officer


Chg #

Date

Description/Comments

1

06/08/12

Update for 1400 compliance, update Authority, and clarification in Responsibility.
2
01/09/17
Update for 1400 Compliance by adding additional applicability statement. Update the authorities, acronyms, and correct typographical error. Revise sentence in policy statement to align to language in OMB Circular A-11, Appendix H.

1. POLICY

It is NASA's policy to maintain Fund Control Regulations in order to prescribe a system for positive administrative control of funds designed to restrict obligations and expenditures (disbursements) from each appropriation or fund account to the lower of the amount apportioned or available in the account, enable identification of the person responsible for any violations of the Antideficiency Act or other administrative division or subdivision of funds, ensure that funds are made available for timely obligation to NASA contracts, and provide procedures for dealing with violations or potential violations of the Antideficiency Act or other administrative division/subdivision of funds.

2. APPLICABILITY

a. This directive is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers, including Component Facilities and Technical and Services 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 the latest version unless otherwise noted.

3. AUTHORITY

a. Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, 31 U.S.C. § 501.

b. The Budget Process, 31 U.S.C., Subtitle II.

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

d. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular Number A-11, Section 145, Requirements for Reporting Antideficiency Act Violations, and Section 150, Administrative Control of Funds.

4. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

a. OMB Circular Number A-11, Appendix H, Checklist for Funds Control Regulations.

b. NASA Procedural Requirements (NPR) 9470.1, NASA Fund Control Regulations.

5. RESPONSIBILITY

a. The Agency Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for developing the NASA Fund Control Regulations in accordance with Title 31, U.S.C., and OMB Circular Number A-11, submitting them to OMB for approval, and publising them as part of NPR 9470.1.

b. The CFO is also responsible for ensuring that the NASA Fund Control Regulations are reviewed for possible revisions when OMB issues revised guidance on budget execution, or when the Agency is reorganized or has incurred an Antideficiency Act violation.

6. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY

The CFO may delegate all or part of the responsibilities listed in Part 5 of this document to a Deputy CFO.

7. MEASUREMENT/VERIFICATION

Compliance will be measured through existing communications and reporting channels.

8. CANCELLATION

a. NPD 9050.3E, Administrative Control of Appropriatons and Funds, dated May 31, 2002.
b. NPD 7000.3E, Allocation and Control of Agency Resources, dated January 30, 2003.


REVALIDATED W/CHANGE 2, DATED JANUARY 9, 2017, ORIGINAL SIGNED BY:


/s/ Michael D. Griffin
Administrator


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