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[Questions Relating to White House Procedures in Appointing AIDS Commission Members]
B-230354: Published: Jul 25, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1988.
GAO requested that the Deputy Counsel to the President provide answers to questions relating to White House conflict-of-interest screening procedures in appointing Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Commission members...
[Comments on Army Employee's Claim for Relocation Expenses]
B-226431: Published: Apr 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Agency Compartmentalizations and Senior Employee Designations Under the Ethics in Government Act
T-GGD-87-21: Published: Jun 25, 1987. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed agency compartmentalization and senior employee designation under the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, which prohibits former senior-level employees from contacting their former agencies on particular matters for 1 year after their employment ceases. The act authorized the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to designate certain positions as sen...
Ethics Regulations: Compartmentalization of Agencies Under the Ethics in Government Act
GGD-87-25: Published: Feb 11, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO described: (1) the basis and administration of regulations which limit the application of certain conflict-of-interest restrictions to designated components of agencies and departments; and (2) the application of the regulations to the Executive Office of the President.GAO found that: (1) the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 permits the Office of Governm...
Compliance Report For FY 1986: Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
OCG-86-2: Published: Mar 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1986.
GAO reviewed whether the President's order making reductions for fiscal year (FY) 1986 complied with all the legal requirements contained in section 252 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.GAO found that: (1) the President's ordered reductions for FY 1986 complied with the requirements of the act at the account level; (2) the sequestrable base and the amounts sequestra...
Public Affairs and Congressional Affairs Activities of Federal Agencies
GGD-86-24: Published: Feb 14, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined: (1) federal executive agencies' public relations budgets and the number of employees involved in these activities; and (2) the extent to which key agency public relations officials meet with each other or with White House staff or Executive Office of the President (EOP) staff to coordinate public information efforts.Public affairs involves effor...
Costs Associated With Former Presidents and Their Dependents
GGD-85-68: Published: Sep 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO analyzed federal expenditures associated with former presidents and their dependents.Former presidents are eligible for various benefits including pensions, staff allowances, office space and expenses, free mailing privileges, travel expenses, and lifetime Secret Service protection. Their minor dependent children and surviving spouses are eligible for pen...
Reduction in Force Can Sometimes Be More Costly to Agencies Than Attrition and Furlough
PEMD-85-6: Published: Jul 24, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1985.
GAO documented an analysis of the savings and costs of reductions-in-force (RIF) at eight agencies and provided a methodology for other agencies to use to compare the potential fiscal impacts of RIF and attrition when there is a need to reduce staff. Included are assessments of the extensiveness of downgrading resulting from RIF and a detailed analysis of the effects of RIF on the employment statu...
Comment on a Draft Segment of the Federal Acquisition Regulation
B-196344: Published: Jan 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to comment on a draft segment of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) covering specifications, standards, and other product descriptions, and acquisition and distribution of commercial products. While the proposed section indicates that product descriptions should not normally be furnished with solicitations, it does not indicate when it might be appropriate to do so. GAO believ...
Comments on a Draft Segment of the Federal Acquisition Regulation
B-196677: Published: Feb 26, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to comment on a draft segment of the Federal Acquisition Regulation covering property. GAO had no objection to the draft segment as proposed...