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Firearm Safety Locks: Federal Agency Implementation of the Presidential Directive
GGD-98-201: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' compliance with President Clinton's March 1997 directive regarding child safety locks for firearms, focusing on: (1) firearms that have been issued to or are used in an official capacity by employees at selected federal law enforcement organizations; and (2) selected federal law enforcement organizations' implementation of the pre...
Federal Prison Industries: Information on Product Pricing
GGD-98-151: Published: Aug 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 23, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Federal Prison Industries' (FPI) product pricing, focusing on: (1) the laws and regulations governing how FPI is to price its products; (2) the policies and procedures FPI uses to ensure that its products are priced in accordance with the laws and regulations; (3) whether FPI followed these policies and procedures when it set pri...
Federal Prison Industries: Delivery Performance Is Improving But Problems Remain
GGD-98-118: Published: Jun 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO: (1) developed and assessed statistics on Federal Prison Industries' (FPI) delivery performance; and (2) obtained the views of selected customer agencies' procurement officials on FPI delivery practices.GAO noted that: (1) FPI delivery performance is improving; (2) 8 of the 12 months in fiscal year (FY) 1997 had better on-time delivery performance than the...
Federal Corrections: Information on Bureau of Prison Inmates Whose Release Dates Are Determined by the U.S. Parole Commission and Who Have Served at Least One-Third of Their Prison Sentences
GGD-98-172R: Published: Jul 14, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 14, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on inmates in the custody of the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) whose date of release from prison is determined by the U.S. Parole Commission, focusing on the: (1) time served, estimated time remaining to serve, gender, security, classification, and offense of conviction of old law inmates in BOP's custody as of June 1, 1998, who had s...
Federal Prison Industries: Limited Data Available on Customer Satisfaction
GGD-98-50: Published: Mar 16, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether Federal Prison Industries (FPI) collects and maintains data that would enable it to make reliable, generalizable statements about the satisfaction of its federal agency customers with respect to the quality, cost, and timely delivery of FPI's products, focusing on: (1) if FPI has data, either from its management information s...
Budget Issues: Budgeting for Federal Insurance Programs
AIMD-97-16: Published: Sep 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the budget treatment of federal insurance programs to assess whether the current cash-based budget provides complete information on the government's cost and whether accrual concepts could be used to improve budgeting for these programs, focusing on: (1) potential approaches for using accrual concepts in the budget for insurance programs; (2) trade...
U.S. Agricultural Exports: Strong Growth Likely But U.S. Export Assistance Programs' Contribution Uncertain
NSIAD-97-260: Published: Sep 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed: (1) the way in which the 1996 Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act (FAIR) will likely affect U.S. agricultural exports; and (2) the continued relevance of U.S. agricultural export assistance programs.GAO noted that: (1) agricultural experts generally expect that FAIR's domestic policy reforms will modestly contribute to increased U.S. ag...
Federal Offenders: Trends in Community Supervision
GGD-97-110: Published: Aug 13, 1997. Publicly Released: Aug 13, 1997.
GAO reviewed the trends in the number of federal offenders serving terms of community supervision during fiscal years 1990 through 1996, focusing on: (1) the growth of the total supervision population and any changes in the composition of that population by type of supervision; (2) the number of offenders who had special conditions imposed on their terms of supervision, such as home confinement or...
Criminal Aliens: INS' Efforts To Identify and Remove Imprisoned Aliens Need To Be Improved
T-GGD-97-154: Published: Jul 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1997.
GAO discussed the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), focusing on: (1) the extent to which deportable criminal aliens were included in the IHP; (2) the extent to which the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) completed deportation hearings for deportable aliens during their time in prison or after their release; and (3) INS' efforts to enhance IHP.GAO noted that: (1) the IHP is the Depart...
Surface Transportation: Regional Distribution of Federal Highway Funds
RCED/HEHS-97-167R: Published: May 30, 1997. Publicly Released: May 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the regional distribution of federal funds under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) relative to selected indicators of the needs of the federal-aid highway system.GOA noted that: (1) the regional distribution of federal highway funds in relation to the three proxies for highway needs varies by geogra...