4.5 Days. Offered Once Annually. Next Offering: February 2020.
Scope: This course provides a foundational review and update of fiscal law authorities, restrictions, and analysis for military and civilian attorneys conducting fiscal legal reviews within the Department of Defense. The course is heavily focused on practice within the military departments. The course covers the legal authorities for the expenditure of appropriated funds including: the concepts of purpose, time, and amount; the requirements, prohibitions, and application of law and policy concerning the Antideficiency Act; the rules and regulations applicable to military construction projects; and funding authorities governing military operations in the contingency and humanitarian assistance environment.
Prerequisites: Department of Defense civilian and military attorneys actively engaged in administrative law, operational law, or government contract law. Paralegals in the grade of E-6 or GS-7 or higher and who are assigned to, or on orders for a position that requires the paralegal to provide fiscal law support to an attorney or commander may attend. Legal Administrators in the grade of CW2 or above may attend. The LCS CSM and Chief Warrant Officer will review Paralegal and Legal Administrator applicants to approve attendance. Enrollment in this course is limited to individuals who have not attended this course (5F-F12), the Distributed Learning Fiscal Law Course (8F-DL12) or Comptroller Accreditation and Fiscal Law Course (5F-F14) within the previous four years. Non-Department of Defense Federal Government Attorneys may enroll in this course by exception.
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