Federal Courts (41 - 50 of 72 items)
Strategic Minerals: Implications of Proposed Takeover of a Major British Mining Company
NSIAD-89-123: Published: Mar 3, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the potential impact of the proposed takeover of a British mining and construction materials company with substantial assets in the United States, by a Luxembourg-based company controlled by South African interests, focusing on the takeover's effect on South Africa's portion of free-world production of gold, platinum, rutile and rutile substitutes,...
Impoundment of Funds: Improper Deferral of Social Security Administration Funds
OGC-87-8: Published: Apr 13, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1987.
GAO reviewed one new deferral and three revised deferrals in the President's fifth special message for fiscal year 1987.GAO found that: (1) the deferral of $18 million of Social Security Administration budget authority was unauthorized, since the U.S. Court of Appeals invalidated a section of the Impoundment Control Act because of an unconstitutional veto provision; (2) the acts the President cite...
Impoundment of Funds: Deferrals Found Illegal
OGC-87-7: Published: Apr 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1987.
GAO reviewed the President's fourth special message for fiscal year 1987.GAO reported that the President proposed 25 new deferrals of budget authority and 1 revised deferral. GAO found that: (1) the revised deferral was in accordance with existing law because it provided for contingencies, as authorized by the Antideficiency Act; (2) the President cited as authority for the 25 policy-based deferra...
President's Second Special Message for Fiscal Year 1987
OGC-87-2: Published: Feb 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1987.
GAO reviewed the President's second special message for fiscal year (FY) 1987.GAO noted that, after the President submitted his message, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held that: (1) the portion of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 dealing with policy deferrals was unconstitutional; and (2) the programmatic deferral authority granted under the Antideficiency Act was valid...
President's First Special Message for Fiscal Year 1987
OGC-87-1: Published: Nov 13, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1986.
GAO reviewed the President's first special message for fiscal year (FY) 1987.GAO found the proposed impoundments to be in accordance with existing authority. GAO noted that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has held unconstitutional the President's authority under the Impoundment Control Act to defer budget authority. Pending appeal of the court's decision, GAO will treat the de...
[Consideration of Bid Protest on Expedited Basis]
B-223920: Published: Sep 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1986.
No summary is currently available...
Request for Opinion Concerning Claim for Payment for Use of Patented Device
B-211986: Published: Jun 21, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Claim for Recredit of Sick and Annual Leave
B-193559: Published: Jul 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A firm representing the claimant requested reconsideration of a decision disallowing a claim for recredit of sick and annual leave. In the reconsideration, GAO sustained the action of the Claims Division. It was held that the employee was not entitled to the recredit of involuntary sick and annual leave as an employee may be involuntarily placed on sick leave when the cognizant administrative offi...
Loss of Funds
B-198124: Published: Aug 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A Coast Guard employee requested that GAO invoke provisions of the law requiring the government to initiate a suit against her to adjudicate the matter in the appropriate U.S. District Court. The employee, acting as an accountable officer, sustained a loss of funds from her account. An agency investigation determined that an unknown individual entered the employee's office and removed the money fo...