United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Mar 21, 2023
In this chapter—
“agency” includes the District of Columbia government but does not include the legislative branch or the Supreme Court.
“appropriations” means appropriated amounts and includes, in appropriate context—
authority to make obligations by contract before appropriations; and
other authority making amounts available for obligation or expenditure.
(Pub. L. 97–258,
Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 907.)
cite as: 31 USC 1101