Special operational clothing may be bought or rented for with
This includes formal wear, indigenous attire, and occupational
Supplies and Equipment.
Supplies and equipment should be secured through normal
supply channels. However, special items required for a specific investigation may
be bought or rented with .0015 funds provided a certificate of nonavailability is
prepared by the supply activity and the items purchased are authorized .0015 fund
The fund can also be used to pay for emergency repair of investigative equipment.
This can be done only when the equipment is urgently needed and normal facilities
cannot be used.
These provisions will not be used to circumvent planning and
programming for normal logistics support.
Commanders may approve .0015 funds for the operation and
maintenance of vehicles used in undercover investigations, providing the vehicles
Not table of distribution and allowance (TDA) vehicles.
Not costing more than 0 at any one time.
(Costs include fuel, routine
maintenance, and minor repairs.)
Approved .0015 funds should be spent at local businesses. All requests for funds
exceeding the 0 limit must be made prior to any repair. Requests are sent to
HQ, USACIDC, along with a cost estimate.
Rental vehicles are authorized. Vehicles should be rented for the shortest period
of time possible. It cannot exceed 30 days.
Food and Lodging.
Food and lodging may be reimbursed from .0015 funds when such
expenses are incurred due to the missions requirements.
Per diem or other
allowances are not paid. All requests for .0015 funds excess food and lodging must
be supported by receipts or statements.
Under certain conditions, .0015 funds may be used to rent,
alter, maintain, or repair real property.
Expenditures must be approved by CG,
When investigations require .0015 funds for the rent of facilities for more than 90
days, the AO must prepare a memorandum detailing the reasons funding through normal
appropriations could not be used. Investigators should submit a monthly evaluation
of the need, effectiveness, and value of the undercover facility to the
All calls are charged
to US government circuits or official
numbers of the command when security