Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.
Who should attend
This course is designed for personnel working in the Department of Defense who are required to take a refresher course in fiscal law or those who want to refresh their knowledge of fiscal law.
About the course
This online self-study course is designed for personnel who work in the Department of Defense and are periodically required to take a refresher course in fiscal law (also known as appropriations law) or who want to refresh their knowledge of fiscal law. The course introduces powerful research tools and internet resources.
- Identify the sources of Fiscal Law and Department of Defense funding
- Review key fiscal law terms and concepts
- Determine the legal availability of appropriations according to the principles of purpose, time, and amount
- Identify violations and penalties of the Antideficiency Act (ADA)
- Determine Accountable Officer's liability
Fiscal Law Statutory Framework
- Introduction to Fiscal Law
- Sources of DoD Funding
Legal Availability of Appropriations: Purpose
- Introduction to the Purpose Rule
- The Necessary Expense Rule
- Common Purpose Issues, Part I
- Common Purpose Issues, Part II
Legal Availability of Appropriations: Time
- Introduction to the Time Rule
- Bona Fide Needs Rule, Part I
- Bona Fide Needs Rule, Part II
- Advance Payment Prohibition
Legal Availability of Appropriations: Amount
- Introduction to the Amount Rule
- Augmentation and Voluntary Services
- Miscellaneous Receipts
Other Fiscal Law Considerations
- Other Considerations