Tag: Functional Classification

Agency Mission (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Agency Mission (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Agency Mission photo credit: IntelFreePress Agency Mission: Term used in section 1105(a)(22) of title 31 of the United States Code, which outlines content requirements for the President’s budget submission to Congress. Section 1105 requires that the President’s budget contain a statement of agency budget authority […]

Function / Functional Classification (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Function / Functional Classification (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Function / Functional Classification photo credit: quinn.anya Categories of spending established for accounting purposes to keep track of specific expenditures. Each account is placed in the single function (such as national defense, agriculture, health, etc.) that best represents its major purpose, regardless of the agency […]