Budget obligations (11 - 20 of 72 items)
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Major Management Issues Facing DOD's Development and Fielding Efforts
GAO-04-530T: Published: Mar 17, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 2004.
The current generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been under development since the 1980s. UAVs were used in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2002 and 2003 to observe, track, target, and strike enemy forces. These successes have heightened interest in UAVs within the Department of Defense (DOD). Congress has been particularly interested in DOD's approach to managing the growing number of UAV pro...
Defense Budget: Improved Reviews Needed to Ensure Better Management of Obligated Funds
GAO-03-275: Published: Jan 30, 2003. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2003.
As of September 30, 2001, the Navy's operating appropriations had $2.1 billion in unliquidated--or unpaid--funds that were obligated during fiscal years 1997-99. Unliquidated obligations that are no longer needed to pay for goods and services tie up funds that could be used for other permissible purposes. In addition, inaccurate obligation data result in misstatement of budgetary information. Beca...
[District of Columbia Courts/Criminal Justice Act]
B-283599: Published: Sep 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1999.
GAO provided comments on whether the District of Columbia would violate the Antideficiency Act by: (1) approving vouchers for attorney's Criminal Justice Act (CJA) claims after the available fiscal year 1999 appropriations funds were exhausted; and (2) paying out CJA obligations exceeding the limitation contained in the 1999 District of Columbia Appropriations Act, GAO held that: (1) the Courts co...
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...
Impoundments: Delay in Reporting Deferral of Forest Service Budget Authority
OGC-94-32: Published: Jul 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1994.
GAO reviewed two revised deferrals of budget authority in the President's sixth special impoundment message for fiscal year (FY) 1994.GAO found that the deferrals: (1) were in accordance with the Impoundment Control Act; and (2) were not timely reported to Congress by the executive branch...
Impoundments: Status of Budget Authority Proposed for Rescission or Deferral
OGC-94-21: Published: Apr 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1994.
GAO reviewed 27 proposed rescissions of budget authority and three revised rescissions of budget authority included in the President's fourth special impoundment message for fiscal year 1994.GAO found that: (1) 25 of the 27 proposed rescissions were in accordance with the Congressional Impoundment Control Act of 1974; and (2) Congress did not take any action on 5 of the proposed rescissions...
Advance Sheets: Volume 73, Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
OGC-94-14: Published: Feb 1, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1994.
GAO published advance sheets of decisions of the Comptroller General for the months of February and March 1994...
Impoundment Control: President's Second Special Message for FY 1994
OGC-94-19: Published: Jan 27, 1994. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 1994.
GAO reviewed the 37 proposed rescissions of budget authority included in the President's second special message for fiscal year 1994.GAO found that: (1) the proposed rescissions are in accordance with the Impoundment Control Act; and (2) the funds proposed for rescission are available for obligation unless Congress completes action on a rescission bill within 45 days after receipt of the rescissio...
Impoundment Control: Comments on President's First Special Message for Fiscal Year 1994
OGC-94-18: Published: Nov 16, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1993.
GAO reviewed eight deferrals of budget authority included in the President's first special impoundment message for fiscal year 1994.GAO found that the proposed deferrals of budget authority: (1) totalled $1,197,175; and (2) were in accordance with the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974...
Impoundment Control: Deferrals of Budget Authority in GSA
OGC-94-17: Published: Nov 5, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1993.
GAO reviewed budget authority deferrals in the General Services Administration's (GSA) building programs that the President failed to report to Congress.GAO found that: (1) in September 1993, GSA ordered all assistant regional administrators to review all new public buildings projects not yet under construction and not proceed with any new construction contracts, leases, site procurements, or soli...