Online Content of the Office of Management and Budget

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This wiki tracks the availability of public documents at the Office of Management and Budget.

Contents

Overview

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/

The Office of Management and Budget is the largest component of the Executive Office of the President. It reports directly to the President and is responsible for implementing the "commitments and priorities of the President" across a range of executive deparments and agencies. it has 5 main functions:

  1. Budget development and execution
  2. Management
  3. Coordination and review of significant Federal regulations
  4. Legislative clearance and coordination
  5. Executive Orders and Presidential Memoranda. 

The OMB website contains information about the presidents budget, information for various executive branch agencies, documents from OMB's management offices, regulatory information, legislative information, and an Open Gov portal.

The definition of "form" and "completed record" are unique. A form is an available document while a completed record is an available record maintained by the agency for public use that includes information.

The Budget

OMB's budget portal contains a wealth of information on the President's FY 2013 budget request/priorities. You can download it as a single pdf, or on an agency basis

You can also access budgets dating back to FY 1996 via a link in the budget portal: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionGPO.action?collectionCode=BUDGET

The portal contains a wide variety of additional information:

Cuts, Consolidations, and Savings - PDF

Analytical Perspectives

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Analytical_Perspectives

analyses to highlight specific subject areas or other presenatations that help put the budget in perspective. 

You can download pdf files of a variety of supplemental materials and access XLS files of three spreadsheets:

  1. Federal Grants to State and Local Governments - Budget Authority and Outlays
  2. Current Serivces Budget Authority and Outlays by Function, Category, and Program
  3. Budget Authority and Outlays by Function, Category, and Program

Historical Tables

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals

Historical data on budget reciepts, outlays, surpluses, defecits, debt, and employment. Data for a variety of years ranging between 1934 and 2017. XLS format. 

Supplemental Materials

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Supplemental

  • Supporting Documents - on Federal Credit, Object Class Analysis, and Budget Authority. In PDF format
  • Federal Credit Supplement Spreadsheets. in XLS format. 
  • Tax Expenditures. in XLS format. 
  • Public Budget database. in XLS and CSV format. User guide in PDF format. 
  • History of Economic Assumptions 1976-2013. in XLS format. 
  • Long Range Budget Projections. in XLS format. 

Appendix

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Appendix

  • Budget estimates by agency in PDF, HTML, and XML formats

Supplementals, Amendments, and Releases

  • Deparment of Homeland Security - Hurrican Irene etc. pdf
  • Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism etc. pdf

Fact Sheets on Key issues 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget_factsheets_key/

Mid-Session Review

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/MSR

Revised estimates of reciepts, outlays, and authority for FY2011-2021 in pdf format

Management

Oversees and coordinates Federal procurement, performance and personnel management, IT/e-government, and financial management. 

Publications, Speeches & Documents

Financial Management

Information on key initiatives:

Policy Documents:

Procurement Policy

Key Initiatives

Policy Documents

E-Gov

Federal Enterprise Architecture

Performance and Personnel Management

Includes a variety of policy documents, testimony, and legislation. as well as informationon Key intiatives:

Regulatory & Information Policy

http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg_default


OIRA reviews federal regulations, reduces paperwork burdens, and oversees policies relating to privacy, information quality, and statistical programs. Their main page includes several "key publications and speeches" as well as a variety of "key documents" including circulars, executive orders, and legislation. 

Information Policy

There are a variety of reports, legislation, and other documents linked through this page. They are broken down into the following catagories: Information Quality Government-wide Initiatives, OMB-Specific Information Quality Web Page, Information Policy Documents, Computer Security, Privacy Guidance, Privacy Reference Materials, Government Paperwork Elimination Act, and Freedom of Information Reform Act. 

Federal Collection of Information

There are a variety of reports, legislation, and other information linked through this page. They are broken into the following categories: Improving Implementation of the Paperwork Reductino Act, Small Business Paperwork Relief Act (SBPRA), Information Collection Review, Paperwork Reduction Act Compliance, and Information Collection Budget of the US Government. 

You can also Access OIRA reports in XML format via this page. 

Regulatory Matters

Includes a variety of documents, executive orders, reports to congress and other regulatory information. 

Statistical Programs and Standards

A variety of information on federal government statistical programs and standards.

Legislative Information

OMB works with congress on appropriations, authorizing, budget, and other legislative issues. They prepere testimony and Statements of Administration Policy, send letters and reports to Congress, and are responsible for publishing a scorecard and itemizing budgetary effects of enacted legislatioin under the PAYGO Act of 2010. 

Completed Records Available Online


What records are available online, completed with information that the public can review and what format are these records in?

Agency Circulars

Online: Yes
Bulk/aggregate data: No
Individual data: Yes
Format: pdf, hmtl (in some cases)
Years: as early as 1952

Agency circulars are issued by OMB to Federal agencies. You can obtain circulars that are not available on the website if you know what you are looking for by calling OMB.

Documents available to review:

Budget Circulars
  • OMB Circular A-11 - Preparation, Submission and Execution of the Budget
  • OMB Circular A-19 - Legislative Coordination and Clearance
  • OMB Circular A-25 - User Charges
  • OMB Circular A-45 - Rental and Construction of Government Quarters
  • OMB Circular A-76 - Performance of Commercial Activities
  • Docket of Comments to Proposed Revised OMB Circular A-76 (2002)
  • OMB Circular A-94 - Discount Rates to be Used in Evaluating Time-Distributed Costs and Benefits
  • OMB Circular A-97 - Specialized or Technical Services for State and Local Governments
  • OMB Circular A-131 - Value Engineering
State and Local Government Circulars
  • OMB Circular A-16 - Coordination of Geographic Information, and Related Spatial Data Activities
  • OMB Circular A-87 - Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments
  • OMB Circular A-97 - Provisions of Specialized and Technical Services to State and Local Governments
  • OMB Circular A-102 - Grants and Cooperative Agreements With State and Local Governments
  • OMB Circular A-133 - Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations
Educational and Non-Profit Institutions Circulars
  • OMB Circular A-21 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions
  • OMB Circular A-110 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of *Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations
  • OMB Circular A-122 - Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations
  • OMB Circular A-133 - Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations
Procurement Circulars
  • OMB Circular A-76 (May 29, 2003) including changes made by OMB Memorandum M-07-02
  • Implementing the FAIR Act
  • Proposed Revised OMB Circular A-76
  • Docket of Comments to Proposed Revised OMB Circular A-76
  • Historical Circular A-76 - Performance of Commercial Activities
  • OMB Circular A-123
  • OMB Circular A-131 - Value Engineering


Circulars: Federal Financial Management Documents
  • OMB Circular A-21 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions, Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 220 (30 pages, 384 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-50 - Audit Followup
  • OMB Circular A-87 - Cost Principles for State, Local, and Indian Tribal Governments, Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 225 (18 pages, 362 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-102 - Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments
  • OMB Circular A-110 - Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Nonprofit Organizations, Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 215 (32 pages, 243 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-122 - Cost Principles for Nonprofit Organizations, Relocated to 2 CFR, Part 230 (32 pages, 235 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-123 -Management's Responsibility for Internal Control (Effective beginning with Fiscal Year 2006)
  • OMB Circular A-125 - was rescinded and replaced by the Prompt Pay regulations at 5 CFR Part 1315
  • OMB Circular A-127 - Policies and Standards for Financial Management Systems
  • OMB Circular A-129 - Policies for Federal Credit Programs and Non-Tax Receivables
  • OMB Circular A-133, Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations (includes revisions published in the Federal Register 06/27/2003 and 06/26/2007) (34 pages, 173 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-134 - Financial Accounting Principles and Standards
  • OMB Circular A-136 - Financial Reporting Requirements - Revised (09/29/1010) (177 pages, 1.12 mb)
Circulars: Federal Information Resources/ Data Collection Documents
  • OMB Circular A-16 - Coordination of Geographic Information, and Related Spatial Data Activities
  • OMB Circular A-89 - Federal Domestic Assistance Program Information
  • OMB Circular A-130 - Management of Federal Information Resources HTML or PDF (23 pages, 92 kb)
Circulars with a Special Purpose
  • OMB Circular A-1 - OMB's System of Circulars and Bulletins
  • OMB Circular A-4 - Regulatory Analysis (09/17/03) HTML or PDF (48 pages, 435 kb)
  • OMB Circular A-16 - Coordination of Geographic Information, and Related Spatial Data Activities
  • OMB Circular A-89 - Federal Domestic Assistance Program Information
  • OMB Circular A-97 - Provision of Specialized and Technical Services to State and Local Units of Government
  • OMB Circular A-119 - Transmittal Memorandum dated 2/10/98, Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities
  • OMB Circlar A-126- Improving the Management and Use of Government Aircraft
  • OMB Circular A-131 - Value Engineering
  • OMB Circular A-135 - Management of Federal Advisory Committees

Reports

Online: Yes

Bulk/aggregate data: No

Individual data: Yes

Format: pdf

Years: 2001 - 2011

OMB provides Budget Execution Reports and Reports to Congress, which are often mandated by specific pieces of legislation, on its website.

Example of execution reports:

  • 2010 PAYGO Report (January 13, 2011)
  • Acquisition and Contracting Improvement Plans and Pilots (December 2009) (13 pages, 322 kb)
  • Summary Report of the 2008 Financial Report of the United States Government (February 2009) (12 pages, 771 kb)
  • 2009 Federal Financial Management Report (January 7, 2009) (46 pages, 1.7 mb)
  • Joint Security and Suitability Process Reform Report (December 17, 2008) (25 pages, 1,817 kb)
  • 2008 Federal Financial Management Report (January 31, 2008) (51 pages, 1.42 mb)
  • 2007 Federal Financial Management Report (January 31, 2007) (55 pages, 729 kb)
  • 2006 Federal Financial Management Report (January 31, 2006) (40 pages, 448 kb)
  • 2005 Federal Financial Management Report (January 31, 2005) (42 pages, 639 kb)
  • E-Government Act Transmittal Letters (March 9, 2004) (4 pages, 62 kb)
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