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BUDGET

A plan of financial operations for a given period including proposed expenditures, authorized staffing levels, and a proposed means of financing them.

BUDGET AUTHORITY

A federal budgetary term that refers to legal authority given by Congress to federal agencies to make funds available for obligation or expenditure.

BUDGET INFORMATION ANALYSIS SYSTEM

A computerized database application designed to enable departments ( cost centers) to enter their budget requests and justify those requests.

BUDGET RESOLUTION

A federal budgetary term that refers to a concurrent resolution passed by both Houses of Congress, but not requiring the signature of the President, setting forth the congressional budget for each of five fiscal years. The budget resolution sets forth…

BUFFER (COMPUTER)

Memory reserved to hold data temporarily. In programming, buffers are reserved areas of RAM that hold data while it is being processed.

BULLETIN BOARD SYSTEM

An electronic bulletin board where user can leave messages.

BULLETIN BOARDS

The specific location where employees reporting for duty will examine new bulletins, special orders, notices and policies affecting the operation of the system.

BULLETIN BOOK

A book kept in the division and available to operators, containing informational material previously posted on the bulletin board for seven (7) days.

BULLETINS (TEST OPERATIONS)

These documents will contain any permanent changes or additions to the rules issued over the signature of the MTA Manager of Rail Activation during the test operations. The bulletins will be numbered consecutively from January 1 of each year.