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Oracle U.S. Federal Financials Implementation Guide
Release 12.1
Part Number E13455-04
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Defining Appropriation Parameters

Overview

Use the Define Appropriation Parameters window to enter appropriation accounting information for treasury symbols. Appropriation parameters are required to process:

Prerequisites

Before defining appropriation parameters, you must:

Defining Appropriation Parameters

To define appropriation parameters, navigate to the Define Appropriation Parameters window.

The following table describes selected fields on the Define Appropriation Parameters window, Accounts tab.

Define Appropriation Parameters Window Description, Accounts Tab
Field Name Description
Treasury Symbol Treasury symbol; defined in define federal account symbols window
FMS 224 Type Determines the placement on the FMS form 224 when it cannot be derived from the transaction
Definite/Indefinite Classify appropriation according to amount of budget authority indicated by appropriation law
Custodial/Non-Custodial Indicates custodial value for Facts I and consolidated financial statements
Department ID Department identifier; values defined in define federal account symbols window
Qtr 1 First quarter net outlays amount reported by department of treasury to federal agencies using the fms form 6653 - Undisbursed Appropriation Account Ledger

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 12.

Qtr 2 Second quarter net outlays amount reported by Department of Treasury to federal agencies via the FMS Form 6653 - Undisbursed Appropriation Account Ledger

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 12.

Qtr 3 Third quarter net outlays amount reported by Department of Treasury to federal agencies via the FMS Form 6653 - Undisbursed Appropriation Account Ledger

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 12.

Qtr 4 Fourth quarter net outlays amount reported by Department of Treasury to federal agencies via the FMS Form 6653 - Undisbursed Appropriation Account Ledger

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 12.

Preclosing Unexpended Amount Unexpended amount

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 7.

Closing Method Indicates when requisitions should be marked as closed during the year-end closing process.
Other Authorization Opens Other Authorizations window

Note: This value is used in the FACTS II edit check process for Edit Check 6.

Value Balancing segment of Accounting Flexfield for ledgers
Category Fund Category
Budget Authority Natural account segment of accounting flexfield for ledgers
Funds Available Inquiry reports the posted balances and reserved balances in the Budget Authority field for this account
Unliquidated Commitments Natural account segment of accounting flexfield for ledgers
Funds Available Inquiry reports the posted balances and reserved balances for Commitments using this account
Unliquidated Obligations Natural account segment of accounting flexfield for ledgers
Funds Available Inquiry reports the posted balances and reserved balances for Obligations using this account.
Expenditures Natural account segment of accounting flexfield for ledgers
Funds Available Inquiry reports the posted balances and reserved balances for Expenditures using this account.

The following table describes selected fields on the Define Appropriation Parameters window, FACTS tab.

Define Appropriation Parameters Window Description, FACTS Tab
Field Name Description
BEA Category Budget Enforcement Act (BEA) category; includes Discretionary, Mandatory, and Emergency Discretionary
Budget Subfunction Description Subfunction description

The following table describes selected fields on the Define Appropriation Parameters window, Other tab.

Define Appropriation Parameters Window Description, Other Tab
Field Name Description
Red Status If selected, indicates fund is in the Red status.
Prior Year Recoveries If selected, indicates fund is available for prior year recoveries.

The following table describes selected fields on the Authorizations window.

Authorizations Window
Field Name Description
Authorization Code Authorization code; values defined in the Define Other Authorizations window.
Description Authorization code title
Preclosing Undisbursed Amount Pre-closing undisbursed dollar amount of authorization code as provided from Master Accounts File (MAF).

Related Topics

Define Accounting Flexfield

Federal Account Symbols Setup