Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual

FUNCTION CODE:   85 NAME:    Other Veterans Services
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance |X|    Employment | |
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Social Services and Income Maintenance; Veterans' Services, NEC
DEFINITION:    Administration of veterans bonus payments and other veterans services NOT classifiable under Public Welfare, Education, Health, Hospitals, Social Insurance Administration, or any other major function.
EXAMPLES:  Veterans' information and guidance services; claims representation; assistance in obtaining Federal and state benefits or rights to which they are entitled; general veterans outreach services; financial grants (other than bonuses) not contingent on need; certification of training and education programs for participation in Federal "GI bills" programs; administration of VA home loans program.
EXCLUSIONS:   Services that can be classified under other major functions, such as: veterans hospitals (report at Own Hospitals, codes 36 / 37), veterans or soldiers' retirement homes (report at Public Welfare, codes 77 / 79), tuition assistance and scholarships (use codes 19 / 20), and veterans health care (report at Health, codes 28 / 32); cash bonuses for prior military service (use code E84); grants for home improvements or acquisition (report at Housing and Community Development, code 50); loans for purchase or improvement of farms and homes (nonexpenditures); state distribution of Federal aid for veterans' education to local governments (report at Other and Unallocable, code 89); agency transactions to transmit Federal unemployment benefits to veterans or Federal education funds to private schools and individual veterans (nonexpenditures); state-local defense activities like national guard, civil air patrol, militia, etc. (use code 89).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:   (1) This function applies solely to Federal and state government expenditures; report any related local expenditures and all employment data at Other and Unallocable, code 89. (2) Also, this function includes direct expenditure only--report any intergovernmental outlays at code 89. (3) Report U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs payments for veterans' compensation and pensions at code I85.
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
E85 Current Operations Y YN N NN
I85 Assistance and Subsidies Y NN N NN
F85 Construction Y YN N NN
G85 Land & Existing Structures Y YN N NN
K85 Equipment Y YN N NN
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.