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Small Business Contracting: Opportunities to Improve the Effectiveness of Agency and SBA Advocates and Mentor-Protege Programs
GAO-11-844T: Published: Sep 15, 2011. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 2011.
This testimony discusses our recent work on the federal government's efforts to increase contracting opportunities for small businesses. This work covered (1) the Offices of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) at federal agencies, (2) federal mentor-protege programs, and (3) the Small Business Administration's (SBA) Procurement Center Representatives (PCR) and Commercial Market Re...
Civilian Acquisitions: Selected Agencies' Use of Criminal Background Checks on Contractor Principals to Prevent Fraud
GGD-00-194R: Published: Sep 28, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on selected agencies' use of criminal background checks to help prevent contractor fraud, focusing on: (1) policies and practices for making contractor responsibility determinations and conducting criminal background checks on contractor principals; (2) efforts to suspend, debar, or otherwise prevent firms or contractor principals that...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1997
AIMD-98-100: Published: Mar 31, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures reported by the six offices of independent counsel for the 6 months ended September 30, 1997.GAO noted that: (1) the statements of expenditures for the offices of independent counsel were reliable in all material respects; (2) GAO's consideration of internal controls, which was limited for the purpose of determining GAO's procedur...
Federal Law Enforcement: Investigative Authority and Personnel at 32 Organizations
GGD-97-93: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal organizations employing from 25 to 699 law enforcement investigative personnel, focusing on: (1) the types of violations that these organizations investigate; (2) the authorities under which these organizations investigate suspected federal criminal law violations, execute search warrants, make arrests, and/or carry firearms;...
[Comments on Relocation Income Tax Allowances]
B-253588: Published: Nov 19, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1993.
Issues were addressed concerning relocation income tax allowances for employees transferred from the United States to the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and U.S. territories and possessions. It was determined that: (1) employees who transferred before the General Services Administration and the Department of the Treasury issued applicable regulations could be reimbursed on a constructive basis; and...
Small Business Act: Treasury's Disadvantaged Business Advocate Not Reporting to Proper Management Level
GGD-87-62: Published: Apr 28, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Treasury's compliance with the Small Business Act, which requires that the Director of the agency's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) report to the Secretary or the Under Secretary.GAO found that Treasury is not in compliance with the act's requirements, since the Director, OSDBU, reports to the...
President's Special Message pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974
OGC-78-11: Published: Jun 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1978.
The President's ninth special message for fiscal year 1978 pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 proposed a rescission of $48 million in budget authority for the military assistance program, three new deferrals totaling $8.1 million, and revisions to three previously proposed deferrals. The period during which funds may be withheld pending congressional consideration of a rescission bill...