51 U.S. Code § 30103 - Budgets

(a) Categories.— The proposed budget for the Administration submitted by the President for each fiscal year shall be accompanied by documents showing—
(1) by program—
(A) the budget for space operations, including the International Space Station and the space shuttle;
(B) the budget for exploration systems;
(C) the budget for aeronautics;
(D) the budget for space science;
(E) the budget for Earth science;
(F) the budget for microgravity science;
(G) the budget for education;
(H) the budget for safety oversight; and
(I) the budget for public relations;
(2) the budget for technology transfer programs;
(3) the budget for the Integrated Enterprise Management Program, by individual element;
(4) the budget for the Independent Technical Authority, both total and by center;
(5) the total budget for the prize program under section 20144 of this title, and the administrative budget for that program; and
(6) the comparable figures for at least the 2 previous fiscal years for each item in the proposed budget.
(b) Additional Budget Information Upon Request by Committees.— The Administration shall make available, upon request from the Committee on Science and Technology of the House of Representatives or the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate—
(1) information on corporate and center general and administrative costs and service pool costs, including—
(A) the total amount of funds being allocated for those purposes for any fiscal year for which the President has submitted an annual budget request to Congress;
(B) the amount of funds being allocated for those purposes for each center, for headquarters, and for each directorate; and
(C) the major activities included in each cost category; and
(2) the figures on the amount of unobligated funds and unexpended funds, by appropriations account—
(A) that remained at the end of the fiscal year prior to the fiscal year in which the budget is being presented that were carried over into the fiscal year in which the budget is being presented;
(B) that are estimated will remain at the end of the fiscal year in which the budget is being presented that are proposed to be carried over into the fiscal year for which the budget is being presented; and
(C) that are estimated will remain at the end of the fiscal year for which the budget is being presented.
(c) Information in Annual Budget Justification.— The Administration shall provide, at a minimum, the following information in its annual budget justification:
(1) The actual, current, proposed funding level, and estimated budgets for the next 5 fiscal years by directorate, theme, program, project and activity within each appropriations account.
(2) The proposed programmatic and non-programmatic construction of facilities.
(3) The budget for headquarters including—
(A) the budget by office, and any division thereof, for the actual, current, proposed funding level, and estimated budgets for the next 5 fiscal years;
(B) the travel budget for each office, and any division thereof, for the actual, current, and proposed funding level; and
(C) the civil service full time equivalent assignments per headquarters office, and any division thereof, including the number of Senior Executive Service, noncareer, detailee, and contract personnel per office.
(4) Within 14 days of the submission of the budget to Congress an accompanying volume shall be provided to the Committees on Appropriations containing the following information for each center, facility managed by any center, and federally funded research and development center operated on behalf of the Administration:
(A) The actual, current, proposed funding level, and estimated budgets for the next 5 fiscal years by directorate, theme, program, project, and activity.
(B) The proposed programmatic and non-programmatic construction of facilities.
(C) The number of civil service full time equivalent positions per center for each identified fiscal year.
(D) The number of civil service full time equivalent positions considered to be uncovered capacity at each location for each identified fiscal year.
(5) The proposed budget as designated by object class for each directorate, theme, and program.
(6) Sufficient narrative shall be provided to explain the request for each program, project, and activity, and an explanation for any deviation to previously adopted baselines for all justification materials provided to the Committees.
(d) Estimate of Gross Receipts and Proposed Use of Funds Related to Lease of Property.— Each annual budget request shall include an annual estimate of gross receipts and collections and proposed use of all funds collected pursuant to section 20145 of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 111–314, § 3,Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3358.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
30103(a)
42 U.S.C. 16611(h)(1).
Pub. L. 109–155, title I, § 101(h)(1), (i), Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2903.
30103(b)
42 U.S.C. 16611(i).
30103(c)
42 U.S.C. 16611b.
Pub. L. 110–161, div. B, title III, (7th par. under heading “Administrative Provisions”, at 121 Stat. 1919), Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 1919.
30103(d)
42 U.S.C. 16611b note.
Pub. L. 111–8, div. B, title III, (3d proviso in par. under heading “Cross Agency Support”, at 123 Stat. 589), Mar. 11, 2009, 123 Stat. 589.

In subsection (a)(5), the source law’s reference to “section 104” of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–155, 119 Stat. 2910) is translated as “section 20144” of title 51. Section 104 of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2005 amended the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (Public Law 85–568, 72 Stat. 426) by inserting a new section 314, which is restated as section 20144 of title 51.
In subsection (b), in the matter before paragraph (1), the words “Committee on Science and Technology” are substituted for “Committee on Science” on authority of Rule X(1)(o) of the Rules of the House of Representatives, adopted by House Resolution No. 6 (110th Congress, January 5, 2007).
In subsection (c), in the matter before paragraph (1), the words “For fiscal year 2009 and hereafter” are omitted as unnecessary.
Change of Name

Committee on Science and Technology of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Jan. 5, 2011.
Estimates of Receipts and Collections and Proposed Use of Funds From Leases of Non-Excess Property

Pub. L. 113–76, div. B, title III, Jan. 17, 2014, 128 Stat. 72, provided in part: “That each annual budget request shall include an annual estimate of gross receipts and collections and proposed use of all funds collected pursuant to section 315 of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (51 U.S.C. 20145).”
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:
Pub. L. 113–6, div. B, title III, Mar. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 263.
Pub. L. 112–55, div. B, title III, Nov. 18, 2011, 125 Stat. 625.
Pub. L. 111–117, div. B, title III, Dec. 16, 2009, 123 Stat. 3144.
Transmission of Budget Estimates

Pub. L. 102–588, title II, § 210,Nov. 4, 1992, 106 Stat. 5115, provided that: “The Administrator [of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration] shall, at the time of submission of the President’s annual budget, transmit to the Congress—
“(1) a five-year budget detailing the estimated development costs for each individual program under the jurisdiction of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for which development costs are expected to exceed $200,000,000; and
“(2) an estimate of the life-cycle costs associated with each such program.”
Similar provisions were contained in the following prior appropriation authorization act:
Pub. L. 102–195, § 11,Dec. 9, 1991, 105 Stat. 1612.

 

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