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Federal Research: Evaluation of Small Business Innovation Research Can Be Strengthened
RCED-99-114: Published: Jun 4, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, focusing on: (1) the distribution of awards by company and geographic area, with special emphasis on the share of awards received by the 25 most frequent winners; (2) the extent to which federal agencies are considering commercial potential and the program's other goals in making...
National Aero-Space Plane: Restructuring Future Research and Development Efforts
NSIAD-93-71: Published: Dec 3, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 3, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP) program's costs, schedule, status, feasibility, and justification, focusing on NASP: (1) technology development status; (2) project cost and schedule changes; (3) requirements for and the potential mission applications of future operational NASP-derived vehicles and efforts to spin off technology; and (4) issues...
Debt Collection: Billions Are Owed While Collection and Accounting Problems Are Unresolved
AFMD-86-39: Published: May 23, 1986. Publicly Released: May 23, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) reviewed selected federal agencies' efforts to implement the Debt Collection Act of 1982 and improve debt collection; and (2) evaluated agency systems that account for debts owed the government.GAO noted that the largest portion of government debts related to loan programs, such as those for farming, housing, and education and, therefore, it reviewed t...
VA Needs a Systematic Approach To Assess the Management of Its Outpatient Clinics
HRD-85-15: Published: Dec 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1984.
GAO reviewed the management of 15 Veterans Administration (VA) outpatient clinics to determine the extent to which Department of Medicine and Surgery (DMS) officials had established performance standards, collected needed data, and provided the incentives necessary to assess the efficiency of individual clinics.GAO found that: (1) DMS had standards by which the performance of its outpatient clinic...
124070: Jan 1, 1984
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2, Spring 1984, discusses reporting and review requirements and legislative developments under the current Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1983, the Department of Defense Authorization Act of 1984, the District of Columbia Retirement Reform Act, as well as proposed payment of survivor annu...
Duplicate Programs To Identify Minority Businesses
PLRD-82-58: Published: Mar 23, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1982.
Federal agency activities designed to promote Government contracting with socially and economically disadvantaged businesses have, in some cases, resulted in duplicative efforts.GAO reviewed programs in six agencies and found that duplication existed among three of them, including the: (1) Small Business Administration (SBA); (2) Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA); and (3) Department of D...