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FIRMS Data Element Dictionary: Appropriation Character Code

Element Name: Appropriation_Character_Code
Element Length: 1
Element Type: Char
Format: X
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Definition:

Appropriations present specific legal authority to expend specified or determinable amounts of money. The Appropriation Character Code is used to classify appropriations according to major purposes. For more information refer to Department of Finance Uniform Codes Manual.

Valid Values:

1 Support

2 Local Assistance

3 Capital Outlay