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Comments on Newspaper Article Discussion of Expenses of Former President Johnson
B-149372,B-158195: Published: Aug 05, 1969. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1983.
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Some Small Purchase Procurements at FERC Were Not Well Managed
RCED-83-95: Published: Mar 29, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1983.
GAO reviewed small purchase procurements of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in regard to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) rate case.GAO noted that FERC spent over $179,000 in documenting the TAPS project which was originally estimated to cost about $1 billion but actually cost about $9.4 billion. GAO found that the FERC lack of management controls over the procurement and ac...
Review of Use of Appropriated Funds for Defense Commissary Operations
AFMD-82-45: Published: Aug 11, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1982.
GAO reviewed whether the Department of Defense (DOD) took appropriate action to comply with the intent of Congress regarding the proper funding of certain operating expenses. The review was designed to provide Congress with information to use in considering future DOD appropriation requests.GAO found that, during fiscal year (FY) 1980, the Army, the Air Force, and the Marine Corps used $3.8 millio...
Limitations on Fiscal Year 1981 Fourth Quarter Obligations in Certain Agencies
PAD-82-43: Published: Jul 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1982.
Pursuant to the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1981 and the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1981, GAO reported on the limitations on fiscal year 1981 fourth quarter obligations in certain agencies. The agencies covered by these appropriations were required to: (1) limit their fourth quarter 1981 obligations t...
Examination of Records of the House of Representatives Finance Office, Fiscal 1981
AFMD-82-61: Published: Jun 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1982.
GAO examined the records of the Finance Office, House of Representatives, to verify the financial accountability of the Clerk of the House. As principal financial officer of the House, the Clerk disburses funds appropriated for all expenses of the House, except salaries and initial mileage of Members, Delegates and the Resident Commissioner, which are disbursed by the Sergeant at Arms. GAO reviewe...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-82-2: Published: Feb 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1982.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense (DOD). While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and department officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1983.The summaries include DOD matters...
The President's Fourth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-7: Published: Dec 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1981.
The President's fourth special message for fiscal year 1982 was transmitted to Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974. The special message proposed 51 deferrals of budget authority.A Department of Housing and Urban Development memorandum concluded that the deferral of housing program funds will have serious effects on the public housing projects by forcing cutbacks in essential s...
AID's Need for Deobligation-Reobligation Authority
119784: Dec 2, 1981
GAO reported on the Agency for International Development's (AID) need for deobligation-reobligation authority, some of the history of this authority, and prior GAO participation in addressing the issue.GAO found that AID is in the best position to address and analyze the management and operational implications of having or not having deobligation-reobligation authority. GAO suggested development o...
Federal Payment to the District of Columbia: Experience Since Home Rule and Analysis of Proposals for Change
GGD-81-67: Published: Apr 23, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1981.
In 1973, Congress passed the home rule legislation that set up the District of Columbia's first elected government, which took office in 1975. This legislation increased the District's Federal payment authorization so that presently about $300 million, or 21 percent, of the District's operating budget comes from a direct Federal payment. Congress is faced with the issues of whether to increase the...
Unexpended Fund Balance in the Indian Health Service Water and Sanitation Facility Construction Program
HRD-80-124: Published: Sep 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1980.
GAO examined the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Water and Sanitation Facility Construction (WSFC) Program to determine whether: (1) IHS budgeting procedures can be changed to reduce the amount of appropriated funds needed for facility construction in a given year; (2) IHS allocation and obligation procedures are contributing to the size of the unexpended balance; (3) IHS is receiving more funds tha...