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Defense Trade: Contractors Engage in Varied International Alliances
NSIAD-00-213: Published: Sep 7, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on U.S. and European defense contractors' business alliances, focusing on: (1) the types alliances companies are establishing and their reasons for forming alliances; (2) why companies prefer certain types of alliances over others; and (3) whether U.S. laws, regulations, policies, and practices influence a company's decision to form an...
Federal Prison Industries: Information on Product Pricing
GGD-98-151: Published: Aug 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Prison Industries' (FPI) product pricing, focusing on: (1) the laws and regulations governing how FPI is to price its products; (2) the policies and procedures FPI uses to ensure that its products are priced in accordance with the laws and regulations; (3) whether FPI followed these policies and procedures when it set pri...
Defense Commissaries: Issues Related to the Sale of Electronic Scanner Data
NSIAD-98-146: Published: Jun 26, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Commissary Agency's (DeCA) sale of scanner data and its implementation of category management, focusing on DeCA's: (1) total revenue from selling scanner data and the comparison of license revenues to amounts offered by firms responding to the June 1995 solicitation; (2) implementation of category management as it relates to requirement...
Technology Transfer: Administration of the Bayh-Dole Act by Research Universities
RCED-98-126: Published: May 7, 1998. Publicly Released: May 11, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the administration of the Bayh-Dole Act in research universities.GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies' administration of the Bayh-Dole Act as it applies to research universities is decentralized; (2) while the Department of Commerce has issued implementing regulations and provides coordination under limited circumstances, the act actually is admi...
Acquisition Reform: Classes of Contracts Not Suitable for the Federal Acquisition Computer Network
NSIAD-97-232: Published: Sep 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the classes of contracts in amounts greater than the micro-purchase threshold and not greater than the simplified acquisition threshold that are not suitable for acquisition through a system with full Federal Acquisition Computer Network (FACNET) capability, focusing on: (1) characteristics of contract actions that agencies found n...
Relocation Travel: Numbers and Costs Reported by Federal Organizations for Fiscal Years 1991 Through 1995
GGD-97-119: Published: Jun 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of civilian employees relocated during fiscal years (FY) 1991 and 1995 and the associated costs of these relocations, focusing on: (1) the total number of civilian employees who were relocated at the federal government's expense; (2) the total cost of these relocations to the government; (3) the agencies that had rotationa...
High-Risk Program: Information on Selected High-Risk Areas
HR-97-30: Published: May 16, 1997. Publicly Released: May 16, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided additional information on 12 areas included in its High Risk Series.GAO noted: (1) descriptions of key open GAO recommendations relevant to each area; (2) the implementation status of those recommendations and why they have not been fully implemented; (3) remaining challenges to addressing high-risk problems; (4) the federal dollars involved with e...
Addressing the Deficit: Updating the Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work
OCG-96-5: Published: Jun 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1996.
GAO provided updated information on spending reduction and revenue gain options that stemmed from key findings in GAO work, focusing on the: (1) analytical framework for considering individual options; and (2) estimates of budgetary savings or revenue gains of each option, where available.GAO found that: (1) the reported spending and revenue options could be used to reduce the deficit or to free u...
Management Reform: Completion Status of Agency Actions Under the National Performance Review
GGD-96-94: Published: Jun 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the completion status of 380 National Performance Review (NPR) recommendations that NPR claimed were completed as of September 7, 1995.GAO found that: (1) as of September 1995, NPR classified 380, or 32 percent of the 1,203 action items, as completed; (2) as of January 1996, 294, or 77 percent of the 380 action items, had been verified as completed...
Foreign Investment: Implementation of Exon-Florio and Related Amendments
NSIAD-96-12: Published: Dec 21, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) implementation of the Exon-Florio legislation and related amendments, focusing on: (1) the characteristics of foreign investments in the United States and the extent to which they are reported to CFIUS; (2) the factors CFIUS considers in determining whether a foreign investment resul...