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Proposed Contract Clauses Governing Standards of Ethical Conduct Regarding Gifts and Gratuities
B-153403: Published: Nov 16, 1976. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Flexible and Compressed Work Schedules for Federal Employees
B-179810: Published: Mar 23, 1977. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
This document discusses potential legislation authorizing Federal agencies to experiment with flexible and compressed work schedules for employees. GAO recognized that certain employees and labor organizations would be concerned that some potential would exist for management to use new work schedules to avoid payment of overtime. GAO was of the opinion that the draft bill contained sufficient safe...
Views on the Civil Service Commission's Draft Bill, "Comprehensive Civil Service Reform Act"
B-164072: Published: Feb 17, 1978. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1983.
GAO provided comments on the Civil Service Commission's draft bill, "Comprehensive Civil Service Reform Act."...
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...
[Objection by HHS to SBA Issuance of COC]
B-208312.4: Published: Jun 2, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 2, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on Proposed Memorandum Regarding Procurement of A-E Services]
B-208408: Published: May 31, 1983. Publicly Released: May 31, 1983.
GAO commented on a proposed memorandum to the heads of Federal agencies regarding the procurement of architect-engineering services. GAO noted that it repeats the definition of architectural and engineering services that appears in the Brooks Act and includes descriptions that are consistent with GAO decisions on the statute's applicability. However, GAO believes that the memorandum should include...
Federal Agencies Could Save Time and Money With Better Computer Software Alternatives
AFMD-83-29: Published: May 20, 1983. Publicly Released: May 20, 1983.
GAO undertook a review to identify: (1) problems federal agencies have in satisfying their application software needs; (2) options available to agencies in acquiring application software; (3) whether agencies are taking advantage of the most beneficial options; and (4) recommendations to help satisfy federal software needs faster and more economically.GAO found a number of methods that can reduce...
Reauthorization of the Office of Government Ethics
120820: Mar 16, 1983
GAO discussed a 5-year extension of authorization for the Office of Government Ethics. GAO advocated the establishment of an office of Government ethics long before the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 was passed and believed in the need for such an office, because it was aware of the significant problems agencies were having with their financial disclosure system. GAO had identified these problem...
Small Computers in the Federal Government: Management Is Needed To Realize Potential and Prevent Problems
AFMD-83-36: Published: Mar 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 8, 1983.
GAO identified a rapidly evolving problem relating to the acquisition and use of small computers by federal agencies. GAO based its report on earlier findings and on current monitoring efforts of automatic data processing performance at several agencies.GAO found that the use of small computers in the government has advanced much faster than agency efforts to manage these resources. Existing guida...
[Calculation of Annual Appropriation for Labor Employment and Training Assistance Account]
B-200923: Published: Nov 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1982.
GAO countersigned a warrant submitted by the Department of Labor for its Employment and Training Assistance program. However, GAO raised questions concerning the amount of funds Congress intended to provide for the program and stated that these questions must be resolved before any future warrants are signed...