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President's First Special Message for FY 1984
OGC-84-1: Published: Oct 31, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1983.
GAO reported on the President's first special message for fiscal year 1984 which proposed 20 deferrals of budget authority, totaling $1,924,778,000.The President currently proposes to terminate the Appalachian Regional Commission as of September 30, 1984. However, Congress has not approved this termination. A portion of the funds deferred in the Air Force military construction account was rescinde...
Use of Government Vehicles for Home-to-Work Transportation
NSIAD-83-3: Published: Sep 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1983.
GAO reported on various Federal agencies' use of Government automobiles and chauffeurs for transportation of Federal employees between their homes and worksites.Federal regulations prohibit the use of Government-owned vehicles to transport Federal employees between their homes and places of employment except for heads of the cabinet-level departments and certain other specified individuals. In a d...
Navy's F/A-18 Program Faces Budget Concerns and Performance Limitations as Aircraft Enter the Fleet
MASAD-83-28: Published: Jun 10, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Navy's F/A-18 strike-fighter program in connection with F/A-18 funding practices, performance problems, and fleet introduction. GAO was asked to determine: (1) the amount of F/A-18 support funds used to finance budget shortfalls and overruns and the operational effect of this financing practice on the Navy's ability to adequately support th...
The President's Second Special Message for FY 1983
OGC-83-3: Published: Jan 17, 1983. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1983.
Pursuant to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's second special message for fiscal year 1983 was transmitted to Congress on December 7, 1982.The President proposed thirteen deferrals totaling $1,569,870,000 and revisions to three previously reported deferrals which increased the amounts deferred by $1,173,257,000. GAO had some comments regarding deferred fu...
Evaluation of the Management of Exchange and Motion Picture Services
B-148581: Published: Mar 25, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Funds Available for Obligation to Coast Guard Account
OGC-82-15: Published: Jun 9, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1982.
Earlier this year, GAO reported a deferral of approximately $217 million in budget authority provided for the Coast Guard's acquisition, construction, and improvement account which should have been, but was not, reported to Congress by the executive branch.GAO found that the Department of Transportation Appropriation Act alters the normal operation of the Impoundment Control Act by applying the pr...
Deferrals of Budget Authority According to the Impoundment Control Act
OGC-82-12: Published: May 17, 1982. Publicly Released: May 17, 1982.
GAO reviewed the four deferrals of budget authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) totaling $320 million, which should have been reported to Congress pursuant to applicable legislation.GAO found that, based on a review of budget documents and discussions with DOD officials, it is clear that the primary reason for withholding the funds is the DOD concern over the disparity between the appropri...
Coast Guard's Plans for Obligating Acquisition, Construction, and Improvement Funds
117651: Feb 26, 1982
The Coast Guard was appropriated a total of $684 million for acquisition, construction, and improvements during fiscal years 1982 and 1983. This was nearly $200 million less than its budget request. Of this amount, $175 million is restricted for use in its Drug Interdiction Program. The Coast Guard has consistently stated that additional funds are needed to replace its aging fleet and to effective...
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...
President's First Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-2: Published: Nov 6, 1981. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1981.
In his first special message for fiscal year 1982, the President proposed 26 deferrals totalling $737.2 million.GAO estimated that approximately $2.3 million of the amount proposed for deferral of timber salvage sales funds could be transferred to the Treasury. Rather than deferring funds for brush disposal, GAO believes that the Forest Service should increase its efforts to reduce the backlog of...