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December 1, 2004


Circular No. A-127--Revised
Transmittal Memorandum No. 3


SUBJECT: Financial Management Systems

OMB is revising Circular A-127, Financial Management Systems, to improve coordination among the operators of agency financial management systems, vendors of financial management software, E-Gov shared services, and the Department of Treasury. The revisions incorporate the transfer of responsibilities from the Joint Financial Management Improvement Program to the Chief Financial Officers Council and the Office of Federal Financial Management. These updates are effective immediately.

A revised version of the entire Circular will be made available on the OMB web site. All questions or inquiries concerning OMB Circular A-127 should be addressed to the Office of Federal Financial Management, Federal Financial Systems Branch, telephone number 202/395-3993.

Joshua B. Bolten


Transmittal Memorandum No. 3 Revisions to
OMB Circular A-127

This Transmittal Memorandum replaces and rescinds Circular A-127 Transmittal Memorandum No. 2, dated June 10, 1999, which revised Circular A-127, "Financial Management Systems" dated July 23, 1993. Transmittal Memorandum No. 2 revised Sections 8d and 9b of A-127 and added new Sections 9a(3) and 9c. This Transmittal Memorandum revises Sections 7g, 7i, 8d, 9b, and 9c. It deletes Section 9a(3) and adds new Sections 8g and 9d.

The changes to Circular A-127 are as follows:

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