Department of Commerce
Budget and Program Analysis Handbook
(updated December 2008)
A complete version of the Budget Handbook can be found here. (5.93M)
II Laws and Regulations (209K)
Volume III Budget Formulation:
Congressional Review and Action (106K) and Appendix A Examples (6.83M)
Volume V Budget Execution (200K)
and Appendix A Exhibits (47K)
NOTE: This Handbook was developed to provide guidance to the Bureau budget
offices in the Department of Commerce in preparing their budget submission
and in meeting other Departmental budget reporting requirements. Volumes
I and II provide an overview of the federal government budgeting environment.
This is largely a summary of information that can be found in the Budget
of the U.S. Government. Much of this material expands on guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Questions from Bureaus
regarding this handbook and the Departmental guidance within should be
directed to the appropriate Office of Budget Analyst (see the Staff
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