Budget administration (101 - 110 of 413 items)
DOD Budget: Budgeting for Operation and Maintenance Activities
T-NSIAD-97-222: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1997.
GAO discussed the military services' budgeting for operation and maintenance (O&M) activities, focusing on: (1) differences in the services' budget estimates and obligations for some activities within the services' O&M accounts; and (2) the flexibility the services have in obligating O&M funds and congressional visibility over the movement of those funds between various O&M activities.GAO noted th...
WIC: States Had a Variety of Reasons for Not Spending Program Funds
RCED-97-166: Published: Jun 12, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 12, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed states' unspent funding for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in fiscal year (FY) 1995, focusing on: (1) the reasons that states had unspent recoverable WIC funds; and (2) whether unspent recoverable funds indicated that states had more WIC funds available than necessary to meet their needs.GAO noted...
Environmental Protection Issue Area Plan: Fiscal Years 1998-2000
IAP-97-18: Published: Jun 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its Environmental Protection issue area plan for fiscal years 1998 through 2000.GAO plans to examine: (1) the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) management and budget to help ensure that available resources are used efficiently and effectively; (2) information needed by Congress to assist in its oversight and reauthorization of federal environmental statutes; and (...
Budget Process: Comments on S.261--Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act
T-AIMD-97-84: Published: Apr 23, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 23, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the provisions of S. 261, focusing on: (1) state experiences with biennial budgeting; and (2) provisions regarding GAO, the Budget Enforcement Act, and the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA).GAO noted that: (1) in 1996, when GAO last looked at this data, 8 states had biennial legislative cycles and hence necessarily biennial budget cycl...
Budget Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-97-21(2): Published: Apr 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Budget Issues issue area as of April 15, 1997...
Addressing the Deficit: Budgetary Implications of Selected GAO Work for Fiscal Year 1998
OCG-97-2: Published: Mar 14, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 14, 1997.
GAO provided updated information on options that could be used to reduce the deficit, focusing on the budgetary implications of selected program reforms discussed in GAO's work but not yet implemented or enacted.GAO noted that: (1) clearly, Congress has many available options for dealing with the deficit; (2) under the Budget Enforcement Act (BEA), as amended, the spending and revenue options incl...
Budget Issues Issue Area--Active Assignments
AA-97-21(1): Published: Jan 2, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 2, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Budget Issues issue area as of January 2, 1997...
Budget Issues: Budgeting for Federal Capital
AIMD-97-5: Published: Nov 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the General Services Administration's Interagency Fleet Management System and Public Building Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey plan and budget for fixed assets, focusing on: (1) these agencies' perception of how the budget process affects their capital acquisitions; (2) whether there are fund...
Budget Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-96-21(4): Published: Sep 3, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 3, 1996.
GAO presented information on its active assignments in the Budget Issues issue area as of September 3, 1996...
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...