[USC02] 41 USC 12: No contract to exceed appropriation
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41 USC 12: No contract to exceed appropriation Text contains those laws in effect on January 23, 2000
From Title 41-PUBLIC CONTRACTSCHAPTER 1-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§12. No contract to exceed appropriation

No contract shall be entered into for the erection, repair, or furnishing of any public building, or for any public improvement which shall bind the Government to pay a larger sum of money than the amount in the Treasury appropriated for the specific purpose.

(R.S. §3733.)

Codification

R.S. §3733 derived from act July 25, 1868, ch. 233, §3, 15 Stat. 177 .

Cross References

Contracting officer paying larger amount than specific appropriation, punishment for, see section 435 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.

Foreign military personnel, furnishing facilities for training of without regard to this section, see section 2396 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

Making of contracts for public buildings on partial appropriations, see section 261 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works.

Projects under Mexican treaties, authority to enter into contracts beyond amount appropriated, notwithstanding this section, see section 277d–3 of Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse.

Section inapplicable to lease-purchase contracts, see section 356 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

This section is referred to in title 22 sections 277d–3, 2396; title 40 section 356.