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Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the National Conference on Citizenship for Fiscal Year 2000
GAO-01-1086R: Published: Aug 21, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 2001.
GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the National Conference on Citizenship for fiscal year 2000. GAO found no reportable instances of noncompliance. The audit report included the auditors' opinion that the financial statements of the corporation were presented fairly in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles...
FBI Intelligence Investigations: Coordination Within Justice on Counterintelligence Criminal Matters Is Limited
GAO-01-780: Published: Jul 16, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 2001.
This report reviews the coordination efforts involved in foreign counterintelligence investigations where the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been or may be employed. The act established (1) requirements and a process for seeking electronic surveillance and physical search authority in national security investigations seeking foreign intelligence and counterintelligence information withi...
Prisoner Releases: Trends and Information on Reintegration Programs
GAO-01-483: Published: Jun 18, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 18, 2001.
The number of federal and state inmates released to communities increased more than threefold from 1980 to 1998. Since 1980, recidivism rates have been about 40 percent. Within the group of recidivists, the number of offenders reincarcerated for violating parole or other release conditions rose more than sevenfold from 1980 to 1998. Furthermore, such reincarcerations represent an increasing propor...
Justice's Antitrust Division: Better Management Information Is Needed on Agriculture-Related Matters
GAO-01-188: Published: Apr 6, 2001. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division's overall policies and procedures for carrying out its statutory responsibilities, particularly as they apply to the agriculture industry. GAO describes (1) the Division's interaction with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) with regard to antitrust matters in the agriculture industry, (2) th...
Medicare Fraud and Abuse: DOJ Has Improved Oversight of False Claims Act Guidance
GAO-01-506: Published: Mar 30, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 2001.
In June 1998, The Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance on the fair and responsible use of the False Claims Act in civil health care matters. This report evaluates DOJ's efforts to ensure compliance with the guidance and focuses on the application of the guidance in two recent DOJ initiatives-the Prospective Payment System (PPS) Transfer and Pneumonia Upcoding Project. GAO found that DOJ has...
DOJ's Public Integrity Section: Case Management Policies Followed, but Closing Some Matters Took Too Long
GAO-01-122: Published: Jan 25, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 2001.
GAO issued a report on the results of its management and operational review of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Public Integrity Section (PI). Specifically, GAO reviewed: (1) PI's organization, staffing, workload, and results; (2) the policies and procedures in place to govern PI's case management practices and its compliance with those policies and procedures, and; (3) DOJ's management oversight...
Civil Rights Division: Selection of Cases and Reasons Matters Were Closed
GGD-00-192: Published: Sep 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division's (CRT) selection of cases and reasons matters were closed.GAO noted that: (1) it reviewed case selection in CRT's Housing and Civil Enforcement, Employment Litigation, and Voting sections; (2) according to officials in these sections, CRT does not have written procedures for selecting cases to purs...
Department of Justice: Information on the Office of Professional Responsibility's Operations
GGD-00-187: Published: Aug 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Professional Responsibility's (OPR) operations, focusing on: (1) how OPR conducts its inquiries into allegations of misconduct by Department of Justice attorneys; (2) to what extent OPR's workload, as well as budget, have changed; (3) the possible range of disciplinary actions and procedures if employee misconduct is found; (4) OPR's...
U.S. Attorneys: Laws, Rules, and Policies Governing Political Activities
GGD-00-171: Published: Jul 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed various laws, rules, and policies related to the political activities of U.S. Attorneys, focusing on: (1) what laws and Department of Justice (DOJ) rules and policies govern U.S. Attorneys' involvement in Hatch Act partisan political activities; (2) what types of activities are permitted and what types are prohibited; (3) to what extent have U.S....
Automated Teller Machines: Issues Related to Real-time Fee Disclosure
GGD/AIMD-00-224: Published: Jul 11, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on real-time disclosure of foreign automated teller machine (ATM) fees levied by the card-issuing bank, focusing on: (1) alterations to the ATM system that would be needed to support real-time foreign fee disclosure; (2) estimated costs and timeframes associated with implementing real-time foreign fee disclosure; (3) potential competi...