Due to the lapse in appropriations, Department of Justice websites will not be regularly updated. The Department’s essential law enforcement and national security functions will continue. Please refer to the Department of Justice’s contingency plan for more information.

Recovery of Interest on Advance Payments to State Grantees and Subgrantees


Section 203 of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act exempts both the states and their subgrantees from accountability for interest earned on federal grant funds pending their disbursement, and such interest may thus not be recovered by the federal government.

Updated July 9, 2014