An official U.S. Treasury document that provides the dollar amounts established in the general and detailed appropriation accounts of the U.S. Treasury pursuant to Appropriation Acts authorized by law. It serves as a convenient source document for entries into accounts that establish the amount of money authorized to be withdrawn from the U.S. Treasury.

GAO Glossary of Terms and Definition (September 2005)


An official document that the Secretary of the Treasury issues upon enactment of an appropriation that establishes the amount of moneys authorized to be withdrawn from the central accounts that the Department of the Treasury maintains. Warrants for currently unavailable special and trust fund receipts are issued when requirements for their availability have been met. (For a discussion of availability, see Availability for New Obligations under Budget Authority.)

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Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund


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