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FIRMS Data Element Dictionary: Appropriation Available From Date

Element Name: Appropriation_Available_From_Date
Element Length: 8
Element Type: Date
Format: YYYYMMDD
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This data element is used by the State Controller's Office to identify the date on which the appropriation becomes available. It is used to classify appropriations relative to varying periods of availability for appropriations from the Budget Act, or other pertinent legislation that represents the spending limits controlled by the State Controller's Office. The legislative enactments and the State Controller's report of monthly balances is the source reference.