Determine where each agency lies in the administrative structure of the federal government. Identify it as an executive department or an independent agency. Determine which of the appropriation subcommittees has jurisdiction over agency’s budget request. Determine where each agency’s operations fall in the functional classification of the federal budget. Pick one (1) agency from the list and, for a recent budget year, determine: The budget authority and outlays proposed for the agency, and the actual outlays and budget authority for the agency in that year.