Under the apportionment provisions of the Antideficiency Act, the United States Marshals Service has an affirmative obligation to take steps to avoid a deficiency in its Federal Prisoner Detention budget and any drastic curtailment of its prisoner detention services by reducing current expenditures and/or exploring alternative sources of funding that would not depend upon the receipt of additional funds from Congress.
United States Marshals Service Obligation to Take Steps to Avoid Anticipated Appropriations Deficiency
Date of Issuance:
Tuesday, May 11, 1999
Updated July 9, 2014