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White graduation cap icon BFM 0060  Congressional Enactment

Congressional Enactment

Congressional Enactment focuses on the congressional processes that lead to a budget resolution, an Authorization Act and an Appropriation Act, and the implications of those process outcomes to defense acquisition programs. At the end of this Online Training (OLT) module, you should be able to identify key DoD and Service organizations that provide liaison to the congressional committees, describe the budget resolution, authorization and appropriation phases and their key products, understand the basic rules of DoD appeals to congressional marks, recognize when a continuing resolution is required, and recognize when a program is considered a 'new start'.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

None

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

N/A

NOTES

  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).