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New Treasury Requirement - Disaster Emergency Fund Code (DEFC) Is Expanding From 1-Digit To 3-Digits - Is There An Existing Enhancement Request For This? (Doc ID 2775775.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle U.S. Federal Financials - Version 12.2 and later
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Disaster Emergency Fund Code


Treasury has announced plans to expand the Disaster Emergency Fund Code (DEFC) from 1-digit to the 3-digit.

 Is there an existing Enhancement Request For This?

Bureau Of The Fiscal Service
U.S. Department Of The Treasury
GTAS Updates

Treasury Guidance from the May 5, 2021 IRC meeting

Disaster Emergency Fund Code (DEFC)

•Currently the DEFC is a 1 alpha character format
•Expanding the DEFC due to remaining available characters
•DEFC will be updated to be a 3 alpha character field
•Fiscal Service will be ready to accept the updated format in Summer 2021
•Exact date will be communicated to agencies once GTAS deployment date has
been finalized
•Fiscal Service will be able to accept 1-digit or 3-digit DEFC during
implementation phase
•We will be converting the 1-digit DEFC to the 3-digit systematically in GTAS
•This will be required for agencies at a later date
•Fiscal Service/OMB will communicate this out when date has been finalized


•DEFC Interface and Validation 90
•August 2021
•OMB source file for DEFC use
•Eliminates need for scripts
•Allows for faster turn-around on newly approved exceptions


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