Comptroller calls for FY-18 reprogramming requests

By Tony Bertuca / April 17, 2018 at 2:48 PM

The Pentagon comptroller's office wants all fiscal year 2018 omnibus reprogramming requests submitted by May 17, according to a department-wide memo.

The requests to shift FY-18 omnibus funds between Defense Department accounts will then be submitted to Congress.

All DOD submissions must carefully justify the requested decrease or increase and also label any "new start" programs the proposed funding would begin or any "congressional special interest items" that would be impacted.

The FY-18 omnibus spending bill signed into law in March contained a significant increase for national defense, which was ultimately given a $700 billion topline.