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Cyberspace Policy: Executive Branch Is Making Progress Implementing 2009 Policy Review Recommendations, but Sustained Leadership Is Needed
GAO-11-24: Published: Oct 6, 2010. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 2010.
To address pervasive computer-based (cyber) attacks against the United States that posed potentially devastating impacts to systems and operations, the federal government has developed policies and strategies intended to combat these threats. A recent key development was in February 2009, when President Obama initiated a review of the government's overall strategy and supporting activities with th...
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...
Vouchered Expenditures: Selected Executive Office of the President Expenditures for Fiscal Year 1988 Were Proper
AFMD-90-83: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
GAO examined specific expenditure transactions related to five Executive Office of the President and Office of the Vice President appropriation accounts for fiscal year 1988 to determine if the transactions were properly made and controlled.GAO found that: (1) the specific expenditure transactions from the five accounts were properly authorized and controlled; (2) projection of its examination res...
[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...
Data Collection Under the International Agreement on Government Procurement Could Be More Accurate and Efficient
NSIAD-84-1: Published: Oct 25, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1983.
The trade data system, established to collect data on U.S. Government procurement activity under the international Agreement on Government Procurement, is not functioning properly. Since the development of a system capable of collecting precise data would be difficult, the system collects approximate information on procurements covered by the agreement. However, the system did not perform even up...
Assessment of Bilateral Telecommunications Agreements With Japan
NSIAD-84-2: Published: Oct 7, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1983.
GAO reviewed the implementation of two bilateral telecommunications agreements between the United States and Japan. The U.S.-Japan Agreement on Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Public Corporation (NTT) Procurement covers procurement by NTT, a Japanese Government enterprise that is responsible for developing Japan's domestic telecommunications system, and commits NTT to treat bids from U.S. and Japan...
Benefits of International Agreement on Trade-Distorting Subsidies Not Yet Realized
NSIAD-83-10: Published: Aug 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1983.
GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to reduce and eliminate the adverse effects of trade-related subsidy practices of foreign governments.GAO found that the United States wanted stronger rules on the use of subsidies and better procedures for resolving subsidy-related disputes between governments. It appears to have achieved these goals with the Subsidies Agreement; however, the emphasis of the agreement is...
Claim for Loss or Damage of Personal Property
B-202683: Published: Dec 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1981.
GAO was asked whether it had the authority to settle claims related to the loss or damage of the personal property of the occupants of the official residence of the Vice President. GAO has no such authority. However, the Vice President may be compensated for loss or damage to his own personal property occurring incident to his service under the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees' Claims Act...
The Growing Role of Trade as a Development Assistance Mechanism
ID-81-46: Published: Aug 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1981.
GAO reviewed how four developing countries use trade in their economic development and how bilateral and multilateral donors assist developing countries in the area of trade. The objectives of the review were to examine for Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia, the role of trade in their development and the existing and/or potential obstacles to implementing and/or maintaining a succ...