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Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   29 NAME:    Finance - Central Staff Services ;
Employment - Central Administration
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment |X|
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Governmental Administration
DEFINITION:    Government-wide executive, administrative, and staff service agencies other than financial, judicial, legal, and Federal or state legislative activities.
EXAMPLES:   Office of the chief executive, mayor, city manager, county administrator; central personnel administration; overall planning and zoning; clerk's office, recorder, and general public reporting; central staff executive and administrative agencies. For local governments also includes legislative activities such as city or county council, board of supervisors, commissioners, etc.
EXCLUSIONS:   Planning activities limited to a specific function and internal control or administrative activities of functional agencies (report at function of agency involved); conduct of elections (report at Other and Unallocable, code 89); central finance agencies and data processing centers (report at Financial Administration, code 23); multi-purpose public buildings and related services (report at General Public Buildings, code 31); clerk of court and other judicial recording activities (report at Judicial and Legal, code 25).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:    Effective with 1982 data, legal activities formerly included here were reclassified at Judicial and Legal, code 25.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E29 Current Operations Y YY Y YN
I29 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F29 Construction Y YY Y YN
G29 Land & Existing Structures Y YY Y YN
K29 Equipment Y YY Y NN
 
    INTERGOVERNMENTAL, TO:  
L29 State Y NN Y YN
M29 Locals, NEC Y YY Y YN
N29 General Purpose Locals N YN N NN
 
EMPLOYMENT DATA Y YY Y YN
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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