Use of Conservation Operations Appropriation to Fund Technical Assistance for Conservation Programs Enumerated in Section 2701 of the 2002 Farm Bill, B-300325, December 13, 2002
B-300325, Dec 13, 2002
We found that the Department of Agriculture's (Agriculture) conservation operation (CO) appropriation was not available to fund technical assistance for section 2701 conservation programs. Because the CO appropriation was not available for that purpose. Which prohibits the use of appropriations for purposes other than those for which they were appropriated. We will not repeat them here. We found that Agriculture's CO appropriation was not available to provide technical assistance to section 2701 conservation programs /1/ because the CO appropriation. The section 2701 conservation programs were not among them. The CO appropriation was not available for that purpose. /2/ In the opinion. We stated that: "To the extent that Agriculture might have used the CO appropriation for WRP [Wetlands Reserve Program].