Definitions

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  • adjective not obligated

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Examples

  • But, as of September 30, some $2 billion earmarked for Iraq reconstruction that currently remains "unobligated" - money appropriated by Congress in the Iraq Relief and Reconstruction Funds that has not yet been assigned to specific projects - will revert back to the U.S.

    Antonia Juhasz: Fixing the Failed U.S. Reconstruction in Iraq

  • Sen. John Thune, R-S. D., had proposed paying for an earlier (and costlier) iteration of the bill by rescinding $38 billion in "unobligated" stimulus money and imposing an across-the-board cut of 5 percent on non-defense government agencies.

    The National Ledger - News

  • So they will cut the "unobligated balances" and that funding agencies of any kind, "mortgage our children's future."

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • One recent example: The House Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations Committee just recommended some uniform and arbitrary "across the board" cuts that they mask as "unobligated expenditures" and "revised economic assumptions."

    Winslow T. Wheeler: What Is Gates? Who Is Panetta?

  • So they will cut the "unobligated balances" and that funding agencies of any kind, "mortgage our children's future."

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Another danger is that the White House will use the accounting trick of cutting from the "unobligated balances" of programs that wouldn't have spent that money anyway.

    The Spending Fight

  • The statute that allows OPM wide range to conduct and classify its business as it sees fit also characterizes the revolving fund as a mandatory reimbursable, stating, "Any unobligated and unexpended balances in the fund which the Office determines to be in excess of amounts needed for activities financed by the fund shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts."

    Linda E. Brooks Rix: Conflict of Interest and Shakedowns at OPM

  • House Republicans proceeded to cut $61 billion after two years of record spending, but Mr. Obama says he'll accept only $33 billion and most of that must come not from specific programs but from "unobligated balances" that might not be spent anyway.

    Who Really Wants a Shutdown?

  • The statute that allows OPM wide range to conduct and classify its business as it sees fit also characterizes the revolving fund as a mandatory reimbursable, stating, "Any unobligated and unexpended balances in the fund which the Office determines to be in excess of amounts needed for activities financed by the fund shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts."

    Linda E. Brooks Rix: Conflict of Interest and Shakedowns at OPM

  • One recent example: The House Armed Services Committee and the House Appropriations Committee just recommended some uniform and arbitrary "across the board" cuts that they mask as "unobligated expenditures" and "revised economic assumptions."

    Winslow T. Wheeler: What Is Gates? Who Is Panetta?

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