OMB Circular A-11

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OMB Circular A–11 (2015), Entire File (PDF Version)  (916 pages, 10.3 mb)

OMB Circular A–11, Transmittal Memorandum #89—6/30/15  (4 pages, 387 kb)

Table of Contents  (22 pages, 280 kb)
Guide to OMB Circular No. A–11   (4 pages, 62 kb)
Summary of Changes  (4 pages, 181 kb)

PART 1

General Information

10.  Overview of the budget   (8 pages, 109  kb)
15.  Basic budget laws  (4 pages, 68 kb)
20.  Terms and concepts   (46 pages, 961 kb)
22.  Communications with the Congress and the public and clearance requirements   (4 pages, 82 kb)

PART 2

Preparation and Submission of Budget Estimates

I. General Policies and Requirements

25.  Summary of requirements  (6 pages, 148 kb)
31.  Policies, laws, and other general requirements for budget estimates   (12 pages, 163 kb)
32.  Personnel compensation, benefits, and related costs   (6 pages, 96. kb)

II. The Budget Submission

51.  Basic justification materials   (10 pages, 150 kb)
54.  Rental payments for space and land   (6 pages, 136 kb)
55.  Information technology investments   (4 pages, 81 kb)

III. MAX Data and Other Materials Required After Passback

79.  The budget data system   (14 pages, 168 kb)
80.  Development of baseline estimates   (6 pages, 72 kb)
81.  Policy and baseline estimates of budget authority, outlays, and receipts (schedules A, S, R, and K)   (10 pages, 145 kb)
82. Combined schedule X   (52 pages, 771 kb)
83.  Object classification (schedule O)   (34 pages, 375 kb)
84.  Character classification (schedule C)  (10 pages, 115 kb)
85.  Estimating employment levels and the employment summary (schedule Q)  (8 pages, 188 kb)
86.  Special schedules   (22 pages, 203 kb)
95.  Budget Appendix and print materials  (20 pages, 271 kb)
100.  Sequestration  (12 pages, 193 kb)

 

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PART 3

Selected Actions Following Transmittal of the Budget

110.  Supplementals and amendments  (6 pages, 89 kb)
112.  Deferrals and Presidential proposals to rescind or cancel funds  (14 pages, 199 kb)
113.  Investment transactions  (12 pages, 190 kb)

 PART 4

Instructions on Budget Execution

I. Apportionment and Reapportionments

120.  Apportionment process   (52 pages, 481 kb)
123.  Apportionments under continuing resolutions   (6 pages, 131 kb)
124.  Agency operations in the absence of appropriations  (4 pages, 73 kb)

II. Budget Execution Reports

130.  SF 133, Report on Budget Execution and Budgetary Resources  (30 pages, 303 kb)

III. Other Reports

135.  Procedures for monitoring Federal outlays  (18 pages, 780 kb)
140.  Reports on unvouchered expenditures   (4 pages, 65 kb)
145.  Requirements for reporting Antideficiency Act violations   (8 pages, 149 kb)
150.  Administrative control of funds   (4 pages, 80 kb)

PART 5

Federal Credit

185.  Federal credit   (78 pages, 1073 kb)

PART 6  

Strategic Plans, Annual Performance Plans, Performance Reviews, and Annual Program Performance Reports

Executive Summary   (4 pages, 109 kb)
200.  Overview of the Federal performance framework   (22 pages, 448 kb)
210.  Performance.gov and public reporting   (14 pages, 239 kb)
220.  Cross-agency priority goals and Federal performance plan   (4 pages, 92 kb)
230.  Agency strategic planning   (10 pages, 209 kb)
240.  Annual performance planning   (6 pages, 136 kb)
250.  Agency priority goals   (8 pages, 129 kb)
260.  Annual performance reporting   (6 pages, 109 kb)
270.  Performance and strategic reviews   (16 pages, 241 kb)
280.  Federal program inventory   (4 pages, 78 kb)
290.  Elimination of unnecessary agency plans and reports   (4 pages, 56 kb)

PART 7

Appendices

A.  Scorekeeping guidelines  (6 pages, 62 kb)
B.  Budgetary treatment of lease-purchases and leases of capital assets  (10 pages, 145 kb)
C.  Listing of OMB agency/bureau and Treasury codes   (12 pages, 249 kb)
F.  Format of SF132, SF133, schedule P, and SBR  (76 pages, 904 kb)
G.  Crosswalk between Antideficiency Act and Title 31 of the U.S. Code  (10 pages, 89 kb)
H.  Checklist for funds control regulations  (6 pages, 78 kb)
J.  Principles of budgeting for capital asset acquisitions   (6 pages, 85 kb)
K.  Selected OMB guidance and other references regarding capital assets  (2 pages, 93 kb)
Supplement to Part 7—Capital Programming Guide  (104 pages, 1.8 mb)

INDEX  (8 pages, 63 kb)