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Federal Appropriations Law Update Training

This training is designed for individuals who attended the Federal Appropriations Law course more than three years ago. The material includes updates on the latest changes in the GAO’s Principles of Federal Appropriations Law (Red Book) and covers recent case rules.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

Course Overview

This 1-day, instructor-led training is designed for anyone who took the Appropriations Law training course more than three years ago. This training will:

  • Bring students up to date on the latest changes in the GAO’s Principles of Federal Appropriations Law
  • Cover recent appropriations law case rulings
  • Address topics such as lobbying, personal services equipment, gifts, contests, serving food and refreshments, grants, expenses and credit monitoring services, and Anti-Deficiency Act (ADA) reporting requirements.

Schedule

Federal Appropriations Law Update Training

date
location
price
11/01/21 - 11/01/21 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
11/01/21 - 11/01/21 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
12/10/21 - 12/10/21 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
12/16/21 - 12/16/21 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
12/16/21 - 12/16/21 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
1/14/22 - 1/14/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
1/21/22 - 1/21/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
1/21/22 - 1/21/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
2/28/22 - 2/28/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
3/07/22 - 3/07/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
3/07/22 - 3/07/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
4/18/22 - 4/18/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
4/25/22 - 4/25/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
4/25/22 - 4/25/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
6/03/22 - 6/03/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
6/10/22 - 6/10/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
6/10/22 - 6/10/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
7/18/22 - 7/18/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
7/25/22 - 7/25/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
7/25/22 - 7/25/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
9/02/22 - 9/02/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
9/09/22 - 9/09/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
9/09/22 - 9/09/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
10/24/22 - 10/24/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
10/31/22 - 10/31/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
10/31/22 - 10/31/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
12/02/22 - 12/02/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$550
12/09/22 - 12/09/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$550
12/09/22 - 12/09/22 (1 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$550
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Course Outline

Introduction and Legal Framework

  • Appropriations Law basics
  • Appropriations and committees
  • Resources available for Appropriations Law research
  • General topics
  • Module capstone: case studies for introduction and legal framework

Purpose Law: Factors, Requirements, and Guidance

  • Factors to consider in purpose law
  • Requirements and guidance
  • Module capstone: purpose law: factors, requirements, and guidance

Legal Availability of Funds as to Time

  • Bona Fide needs rule
  • Time-related requirements
  • Module capstone: legal availability of funds as to time

Amount and Antideficiency Act Violations

  • Following the Antideficiency Act 
  • Module capstone: amount and Antideficiency Act violations

Obligation, Continuing Resolutions, and Accountable Officers

  • Obligations
  • Continuing resolution requirements 
  • Accountable officers 
  • Module capstone: obligation, continuing resolutions, and accountable officers

FAQs

Who should attend this training?

This course is intended for Program Managers, Accountants, Budget Analysts, Auditors, Purchase Card Holders, Approving Managers, Contracting Officers, Certifying Officers, and Attorneys working in the federal government.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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