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Drug Control: ONDCP Efforts to Manage the National Drug Control Budget
GGD-99-80: Published: May 14, 1999. Publicly Released: May 14, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the role of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in shaping the national drug control budget that the President ultimately proposes to Congress to implement the National Drug Control Strategy, focusing on: (1) whether the process ONDCP followed to certify federal agencies' drug control budgets for fiscal year (FY) 1999 was consistent...
Drug Control: Information on High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program
GGD-98-188: Published: Sep 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) program, focusing on: (1) how ONDCP is implementing the HIDTA program; (2) how the expansion of the number of HIDTAs has affected the administration of the program; (3) what ONDCP is doing to measure how HIDTA programs are meeting the objectives estab...
International Joint Commission: U.S. Activities and Oversight
NSIAD-98-252R: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the International Joint Commission (IJC), focusing on: (1) providing information on the Commission's operations and activities, including proposed changes in the scope of its responsibilities; (2) identifying the U.S. Section's source and uses of funds; and (3) examining financial and managerial oversight of the U.S. Section's activities.GAO noted...
Drug Control: An Overview of U.S. Counterdrug Intelligence Activities
NSIAD-98-142: Published: Jun 25, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated federal counterdrug intelligence coordination efforts, focusing on identifying: (1) organizations that collect or produce counterdrug intelligence; (2) the role of these organizations; (3) federal funding they receive; and (4) the number of personnel that support this function.GAO noted that: (1) more than 20 federal or federally funded organizati...
Drug Control: Update on U.S. Interdiction Efforts in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific
NSIAD-98-30: Published: Oct 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed drug trafficking lanes into the United States from the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and eastern Pacific Ocean, focusing on: (1) the nature of drug trafficking activities through the transit zone; (2) host nation efforts, capabilities, and impediments to an effective counternarcotics program; (3) U.S. agencies' capabilities, including funding, in...
Relocation Travel: Numbers and Costs Reported by Federal Organizations for Fiscal Years 1991 Through 1995
GGD-97-119: Published: Jun 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of civilian employees relocated during fiscal years (FY) 1991 and 1995 and the associated costs of these relocations, focusing on: (1) the total number of civilian employees who were relocated at the federal government's expense; (2) the total cost of these relocations to the government; (3) the agencies that had rotationa...
Drug Control: Observations on Elements of the Federal Drug Control Strategy
GGD-97-42: Published: Mar 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the federal drug control strategy, focusing on: (1) findings of current research on promising drug approaches in drug abuse prevention targeted at school-age youth; (2) promising drug treatment strategies for cocaine addiction; (3) GAO's recent work assessing the effectiveness of international efforts to reduce illegal drug availabil...
Drug Control: Counternarcotics Efforts in Mexico
NSIAD-96-163: Published: Jun 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed counternarcotics activities in Mexico, focusing on: (1) the nature of the drug-trafficking threat from Mexico; (2) Mexican government efforts to counter drug-trafficking activities; (3) the U.S. strategy and programs intended to stem the flow of illegal drugs through Mexico; and (4) recent initiatives by the United States and Mexico to increase cou...
Drug Control: U.S. Heroin Program Encounters Many Obstacles in Southeast Asia
NSIAD-96-83: Published: Mar 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed U.S. efforts to prevent heroin trafficking, focusing on the: (1) extent to which heroin poses a threat to the United States; (2) impediments to heroin control efforts in Southeast Asia; and (3) United Nations Drug Control Program's (UNDCP) effectiveness in Burma.GAO found that: (1) while heroin is not the primary illegal narcotic in use in the Unit...
Travel Payments (NFC)
AIMD-96-11R: Published: Nov 7, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 7, 1995.
Pursuant to a National Finance Center (NFC) request, GAO interpreted certain GAO accounting requirements for proposed changes to its travel claim processing and certification procedures for the Department of State and other clients. GAO noted that: (1) the payment of travel vouchers without supporting documentation and manual prepayment reviews may be permitted if certain controls such as those ou...