The Honorable Robert C. Byrd Chairman, Committee on Appropriations United States Senate, B-300192, November 13, 2002
B-300192: Nov 13, 2002
Agencies are prohibited from using any funds to implement the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-02-07 (hereafter. No funds are available to pay for the printing of the President's Budget other than through the Government Printing Office (GPO). The GPO is subject to congressional control and performs executive functions. Sec. 501 and section 207 are "unconstitutional and. "executive branch departments and agencies are not obligated to procure printing by or through the GPO.". Is straightforward. Paragraph (2) is narrowly drawn to prohibit the use of any appropriated funds "to pay for the printing (other than by the [GPO]) of the budget of the United States Government submitted by the President of the United States under 31 U.S.C.