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Drug and Alcohol Abuse: Billions Spent Annually for Treatment and Prevention Activities
HEHS-97-12: Published: Oct 8, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 8, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the financial support provided for substance abuse and treatment activities by federal, state, and local governments and the private sector.GAO found that: (1) federal funding for substance abuse treatment and prevention activities increased from $2.8 billion in fiscal year (FY) 1990 to $4.4 billion in FY 1994; (2) the Departments of...
NASA Budget: Carryover Balances for Selected Programs
NSIAD-96-206: Published: Jul 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent of carryover budget balances for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Mission to Planet Earth (MTPE) program and other NASA programs.GAO found that: (1) carryover balances in NASA's Human Space Flight and Science, Aeronautics, and Technology programs totalled $3.6 billion by the end of fiscal year (FY) 1995; (2) ind...
NASA Budget: Carryover Balances in Selected Programs
T-NSIAD-96-207: Published: Jul 18, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 18, 1996.
GAO discussed the extent of carryover budget balances for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Mission to Planet Earth program and other NASA programs. GAO noted that: (1) certain NASA program appropriations are available for obligation over a 2-year period; (2) carryover balances in these program areas totalled $3.6 billion by the end of fiscal year (FY) 1995; (3) NASA estim...
Federal Statistics: Principal Statistical Agencies' Missions and Funding
GGD-96-107: Published: Jul 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the missions of 11 principal federal statistical agencies, focusing on the agencies' funding and sources of funding for fiscal years (FY) 1994 and 1995.GAO found that: (1) the 11 principal statistical agencies reviewed have a broad range of missions that include the collection, production, and dissemination of statistical data; (2) all of the stati...
H.R. 3078, The Federal Agency Anti-Lobbying Act
T-OGC-96-18: Published: May 15, 1996. Publicly Released: May 15, 1996.
GAO provided information on the proposed Federal Agency Anti-Lobbying Act, focusing on: (1) the role that the legislation would play in investigating alleged anti-lobbying restrictions; (2) the lobbying activities that H.R. 3078 would restrict; and (3) the potential impact of H.R. 3078 on the GAO workload. GAO noted that: (1) the legislation would not affect its role in investigating anti-lobbying...
NRC Revision of Fee Schedules to Recover FY 1996 Appropriated Funds
OGC-96-9: Published: Apr 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) new rule on fee schedules. GAO found that: (1) the rule would allow NRC to recover 100 percent of its budget authority, less amounts appropriated from the Nuclear Waste Fund, from its applicants and licensees; and (2) NRC followed applicable requirements in promulgating the rule...
The Federal Judiciary: Observations on Selected Issues
GGD-95-236BR: Published: Sep 18, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal judiciary operations, focusing on the: (1) appropriations, expenditures, and functions of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) and the Federal Judiciary Center (FJC); (2) costs of FJC training programs; (3) annual number and cost of Judicial Conference meetings; and (4) cost of any circuit task forces on gender or ethnic bia...
Medical Care Budget Alternatives
HEHS-95-247R: Published: Sep 12, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 12, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) assessment of the potential impact of the House of Representatives' proposed VA budget resolution, focusing on: (1) the reasonableness of the assumptions VA used in developing its calculations; (2) whether VA public statements appropriately noted limitations of its analysis; and (3) the potential effects of...
Budget Issues: Earmarking in the Federal Government
AIMD-95-216FS: Published: Aug 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the extent to which federal receipts are earmarked for particular uses through authorizing legislation, focusing on: (1) what percent of total receipts from the public are earmarked; (2) the level of earmarking by fund type; and (3) the extent of earmarking at the state government level.GAO found that: (1) in fiscal year (FY) 1994, 47 percent of to...
Deposit Insurance Funds: Analysis of Insurance Premium Disparity Between Banks and Thrifts
T-AIMD-95-206: Published: Jul 28, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 1995.
GAO discussed issues relating to the potential premium rate disparity between banks and thrifts. GAO noted that: (1) if the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) reduces bank deposit insurance premiums when the Bank Insurance Fund (BIF) is recapitalized, a premium rate disparity of 19.5 basis points will develop between banks and thrifts in the latter part of 1995; (2) the Savings Associat...