Shared Cost Programs
Policies set forth in this document establish the Department of Agriculture (USDA) financial procedures regarding shared cost agreements under Shared Cost Programs (SCP) authority.
2. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/CANCELLATIONS
a. Policies described herein apply to administration of SCP under authority of 7 U.S.C. 2263. They do not apply to Working Capital Fund or Central Cost Distribution Programs.
b. For purposes of budget execution and financial transaction management, SCPs will be administered using sales orders.
c. Unless otherwise noted, policies described herein assume enactment of appropriations prior to the beginning of the new fiscal year (i.e., October 1).