Enterprise Systems

FIRMS Data Element Dictionary: Appropriation Method Code

Element Name: Appropriation_Method_Code
Element Length: 1
Element Type: Char
Format: X
Data Element


The Appropriation Method Code is used to classify appropriations according to the method or mechanism used to make the appropriations. For the detail explanation of Appropriation Method Codes, refer to Department of Finance Uniform Codes Manual.

Valid Values:

1 Budget Act

2 Statutory

3 Constitutional

4 Carry-over or Re-appropriation

5 New Financial

6 Reserved for Future Use

7 Other