Department of Justice, Executive (71 - 80 of 153 items)
Fair Housing: HUD's Implementation of the Fair Housing Act's Accessibility Provisions
RCED-00-160R: Published: Jun 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) implementation of the Fair Housing Act's accessibility provisions, focusing on the: (1) organizations involved in administering fair housing programs; and (2) primary fair housing functions of those organizations.GAO noted that: (1) the organizations involved in administering fa...
Information Security: Software Change Controls at the Department of Justice
AIMD-00-191R: Published: Jun 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed software change controls at the Department of Justice (DOJ), focusing on: (1) whether key controls as described in agency policies and procedures regarding software change authorization, testing, and approval complied with federal guidance; and (2) the extent to which agencies contracted for year 2000 remediation of mission-critical systems and inv...
Campaign Finance Task Force: Problems and Disagreements Initially Hampered Justice's Investigation
GGD-00-101BR: Published: May 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the management and oversight of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Campaign Finance Task Force (CFTF), focusing on: (1) the strained working relationships and trust concerns within CFTF; (2) interagency disagreement over investigative approach; (3) interagency disagreements over the management and analysis of evidence; (4) management changes, staffi...
Civil Rights Division: Fiscal Year 2000 Annual Performance Plan Could Be Improved
GGD-00-90R: Published: Mar 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division (CRT) fiscal year (FY) 2000 annual performance plan to determine the extent to which the plan had met Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) requirements and related guidance, focusing on: (1) defining expected performance; (2) addressing the crosscutting nature of its programs; and (3) provi...
Racial Profiling: Limited Data Available on Motorist Stops
GGD-00-41: Published: Mar 13, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the racial profiling of motorists, focusing on the: (1) findings and methodologies of analyses that have been conducted on racial profiling of motorists; and (2) federal, state, and local data available, or expected to be available, on motorist stops.GAO noted that: (1) GAO found no comprehensive, nationwide source of information tha...
HCFA: Three Largest Medicare Overpayment Settlements Were Improper
OSI-00-4: Published: Feb 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed the application of the Federal Claims Collection Act to the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) settlement of overpayment matters with providers; and (2) developed case studies of settlements that may have been improper.GAO noted that: (1) HCFA provided GAO with copies of 96 agreements reflecting Medicare overpayment settlements that...
Civil Rights Division: Policies and Procedures for Establishing Litigation Priorities, Tracking and Managing Casework, and Disseminating Litigation Results
GGD-00-58R: Published: Feb 17, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division's, which uses the abbreviation CRT, management of its responsibilities, focusing on: (1) CRT's role in establishing and coordinating governmentwide civil rights policies and litigation priorities; (2) the division's guidelines, policies, and procedures for tracking and managing its caseload; and (3)...
Telecommunications: Process by Which Mergers of Local Telephone Companies Are Reviewed
RCED-99-223: Published: Aug 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) standards and processes under which mergers between local telephone companies are evaluated and approved by governmental bodies; and (2) implementation of this process in the Bell Atlantic-NYNEX merger, and the effects of the merger that can be observed.GAO noted that: (1) several governmental bodies review mergers between local telephone...
Observations on the Department of Justice's Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Plan
GGD-99-111R: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) fiscal year (FY) 2000 performance plan, which was submitted to Congress in response to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) assessing the usefulness of the agency's plan for decisionmaking; and (2) identifying the degree of improvement the agency's FY 2000 performance plan represents...
Asset Forfeiture: Marshals Service Controls Over Seized Assets
GGD-99-41: Published: Mar 26, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1999.
GAO reviewed the U.S. Marshals Service's (USMS) asset forfeiture programs, focusing on: (1) controls over selected categories of seized assets--namely vehicles, vessels, real property, financial instruments, and general property--at four large USMS districts: the Central District of California, the Southern District of Florida, and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; and (2) whether se...