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Violation of the 210-Day Limit Imposed by the Vacancies Reform Act
B-287720: Published: May 18, 2001. Publicly Released: May 18, 2001.
GAO reviewed violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 and noted that, during the last administration, the acting Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Institute) had served longer than the 210-day period allowed under the Act. However, with the recent Presidential transition, an acting Director may, as of January 20, 2001, once again temporarily serve for the time...
Combating Terrorism: Observations on Options to Improve the Federal Response
GAO-01-660T: Published: Apr 24, 2001. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 2001.
This testimony discusses three bills that would change the overall leadership and management of programs to combat terrorism. The three bills--H.R. 525, H.R. 1158, and H.R. 1292--vary in scope. H.R. 525 focuses on federal programs to prepare state and local governments for domestic terrorist attacks. Both H.R. 1158 and H.R. 1292 focus on the larger issue of homeland security, which includes terror...
Records Management: Executive Office of the President E-mail System
GAO-01-161R: Published: Oct 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 2000.
This report focuses on problems that the White House electronic mail (e-mail) system experienced during the period of October 1996 through May 1999. GAO found that two malfunctions occurred in the Executive Office of the President (EOP) e-mail system that prevented incoming Internet e-mail from being properly archived by the Automated Records Management System. GAO determined that the costs to rep...
Executive Office of the President: Analysis of EOP's 1999 Information Technology Architecture Update and Capital Investment Plan Report
AIMD-00-63R: Published: Feb 4, 2000. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Executive Office of the President's (EOP) 1999 Annual Update to the Information Technology Architecture (ITA) and its Capital Investment Plan Report, focusing on whether these documents adequately define a target enterprise systems architecture.GAO noted that: (1) EOP's ITA Update defines several key elements of a target systems architecture, s...
Management Reform: Initial Observations on Agencies' Restructuring of the Human Resource Management Function
GGD-97-68R: Published: Apr 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1997.
GAO reviewed federal agencies' human resource management (HRM) information systems development plans.GAO noted that: (1) GAO has observed that the 24 Chief Financial Officers Act agencies have a variety of activities under way to restructure their HRM function; (2) new information technology development is an integral part of these HRM restructuring efforts; (3) by design, these systems commonly i...
GPRA Performance Reports
GGD-96-66R: Published: Feb 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented its initial observations on selected agencies' implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act. GAO noted that: (1) among the 13 pilot projects selected for review, there are some individual practices that can enhance the general usefulness of future performance reports to decisionmakers and the public; (2) these practices include d...
Personnel Security: Pass and Security Clearance Data for the Executive Office of the President
NSIAD-96-20: Published: Oct 19, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the White House's procedures for issuing access passes and security clearances, focusing on the: (1) steps involved in the access pass approval process; and (2) internal controls over the access pass and security clearance processes.GAO found that: (1) individuals entering on duty during 1993 received final approval for permanent White House access...
Executive Office of the President: Major Procurements for Calendar Years 1990 to 1993
GGD-94-138FS: Published: Sep 16, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on procurements made by the Executive Office of the President (EOP) since January 1, 1990, focusing on the extent to which EOP contracts have been awarded under noncompetitive procedures and the reasons for restricting competition.GAO found that: (1) EOP awarded a total of 77 contracts over $25,000 during calendar years 1990 to 1993; (2...
Personnel Practices: Retroactive Appointments and Pay Adjustments in the Executive Office of the President
T-GGD-94-32: Published: Oct 22, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the propriety of certain personnel and pay actions in the Executive Office of the President (EOP). GAO noted that: (1) most of the retroactive appointments and pay adjustments involved employees at various salary levels; (2) the retroactive appointments and pay increases were legal and appropriate; (3) the President is authorized to appoint and ad...
EOP Personnel Practices
GGD-94-16R: Published: Oct 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO responded to questions on the Executive Office of the President's (EOP) retroactive appointments and pay actions. GAO found that: (1) some EOP personnel files contained memoranda for establishing individual pay rates or requesting adjustments to individual salaries; (2) there were no approved time and attendance records for those employees that received bac...