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DOD Inflation: Budgeting and Monitoring Inflation Funding in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-88-79: Published: Apr 26, 1988. Publicly Released: May 26, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) budgeting procedures to determine the feasibility of: (1) budgeting separately for inflation; (2) restricting the use of inflation funds specifically for inflation costs; (3) requiring that funds appropriated for inflation, but not spent, lapse at the end of the fiscal year; and (4) providing inflation estimates for...
Comments on Panama Canal Revolving Fund Act
B-204078.2: Published: May 6, 1988. Publicly Released: May 6, 1988.
GAO commented on the Panama Canal Revolving Fund Act and the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1988. GAO determined that: (1) creation of the revolving fund eliminated the need for annual appropriations to the Panama Canal Commission; (2) there were no inconsistencies between the two acts' restrictions concerning authorization and use of funds; (3) the Panama Ca...
Impoundment of Funds: Revised Deferrals of FY 1987 Forest Service and SSA Funds
OGC-87-10: Published: Oct 22, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 22, 1987.
GAO reviewed the President's sixth special message for fiscal year 1987, in which he reported two revised deferrals.GAO found that the: (1) two deferrals were in accordance with existing law, since they relied on the Antideficiency Act; (2) Forest Service's revised deferral of $758,879,883 was due to an increased estimate of receipts from timber sales; and (3) Social Security Administration's revi...
Aircraft Modifications: Overestimates of Costs Generate Excess Funds
NSIAD-87-199BR: Published: Aug 31, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Air Force's use of appropriated funds for B-52, A-10, and F-111 aircraft modifications.GAO found that the Air Force: (1) did not always obligate funds for the modifications it requested; (2) obligated funds for modifications for which it did not receive appropriations; and (3) often received appropriated funds which varied by 25 percent from...
Industrial Base: DOD Efforts To Correct Deficiencies in the Ammunition Production Base
NSIAD-87-29BR: Published: Nov 26, 1986. Publicly Released: Nov 26, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO: (1) examined ammunition production base problems; and (2) identified actions that the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army could initiate to establish an industrial-base capability to meet peacetime and mobilization requirements for conventional ammunition.GAO found that, although the Army has identified numerous ammunition production-base deficienc...
Comments on Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Use of Appropriated Funds
B-217578: Published: Oct 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 16, 1986.
The Chief Counsel of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation asserted that, because the agency did not receive funds appropriated annually from Congress, it did not receive appropriated funds. GAO has taken the position that the Corporation is subject only to restrictions on its use of appropriations that can be directly implied from its enabling legislation, that are included in appropr...
[Response to Request for Views on Applicability of P.L. 99-177 to Two Categories of USGS Non-Federal Reimbursements]
B-221498.50: Published: Oct 7, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 7, 1986.
GAO provided its views on the applicability of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to two categories of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) non-federal reimbursements, including: (1) state and local matching payments under federal/state cooperative programs; and (2) payments from foreign governments for USGS services. GAO found that: (1) collections credited to appropriation ac...
Budget Issues: Analysis of Unexpended Balances at Selected Civil Agencies
AFMD-86-76BR: Published: Sep 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed five civil agencies to: (1) identify the factors that affect the levels of unexpended balances; (2) identify any patterns in unexpended balances among agencies and programs; and (3) determine whether civil spending and obligation rates are stable.GAO found that: (1) unobligated balances existed for various reasons, such as project cancellations,...
[Applicability of P.L. 99-177 to Funding for U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home]
B-221498.22: Published: May 30, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the application of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to funding for the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home. GAO noted that the home is funded by a congressional appropriation that consists of funds collected from fines against soldiers, forfeitures from desertion, unclaimed funds from deceased soldiers' estates, monthl...
[Comments on President's Proposed Impoundments]
B-220532: Published: Jul 9, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1986.
GAO commented on impoundments that the President proposed in his fourth special message, deferring $700 million of budget authority from the Farmers Home Administration's Rural Housing Insurance Fund. GAO found no legal basis to object to the characterization of the withholding as a deferral because the Office of Management and Budget stated that it would release the funds in time for obligation i...