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Housing and Urban Development: Reinvention and Budget Issues
T-RCED-95-112: Published: Feb 22, 1995. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1995.
GAO discussed the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) reinvention plans and fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget. GAO noted that: (1) HUD will take longer than the originally projected 3 years to implement its reinvention plans; (2) the reinvention strategy would make public housing authorities compete with the private market, consolidate 6O categorical programs into 3 flexible, performanc...
Budget Issues: Compliance Report Required by the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990
AIMD-95-66: Published: Jan 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO submitted its compliance report covering reports issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) during the 103rd session of Congress.GAO found that: (1) the OMB and CBO reports substantially complied with the Budget Enforcement Act of 1990; (2) OMB and CB0 outlay estimates for general purpose appropriations v...
Navy's Aircraft Carrier Program: Investment Strategy Options
NSIAD-95-17: Published: Jan 1, 1995. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1995.
GAO reviewed the Navy's aircraft carrier program, focusing on: (1) the budget implications of the options for meeting the Department of Defense's Bottom-Up Review (BUR) force structure requirement for 12 carriers; and (2) each option's effect on the shipbuilding contractor's employment levels.GAO found that: (1) there are several available options for maintaining the 12-carrier force at less cost...
Impoundments: Historical Information on Proposed and Enacted Rescissions, Fiscal Years 1974-95
OGC-95-1: Published: Nov 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1994.
GAO presented a summary of rescissions proposed by the executive branch and rescissions enacted by Congress through the close of fiscal year 1994...
Budget Issues: Budget Scorekeeping for Acquisition of Federal Buildings
T-AIMD-94-189: Published: Sep 20, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 20, 1994.
GAO discussed proposed changes to the current budget scorekeeping rules for the acquisition of federal buildings. GAO noted that: (1) budget scorekeeping rules require that the budget authority to purchase assets be recorded in the budget so that decisionmakers can take the full cost of their decisions into account; (2) the General Services Administration (GSA) has the option of either purchasing...
Budget Object Classification: Origins and Recent Trends
AIMD-94-147: Published: Sep 13, 1994. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on budget object classifications, focusing on: (1) their origins, development, and use; (2) present historical trend data; and (3) actual and proposed uses of object class data to reduce federal administrative expenses.GAO found that: (1) budget object classification defines budget outlays by the personal and contractual services obtain...
Impoundments: Historical Information and Statistics on Proposed and Enacted Rescissions, Fiscal Years 1974-1994
OGC-94-22: Published: Aug 4, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1994.
GAO presented a compilation of historical information and statistics regarding rescissions proposed by the executive branch and rescissions enacted by Congress...
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...
Base Closure Accounts Review
NSIAD-94-216R: Published: Jun 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the appropriations that have been obligated for both the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and Homeowners Assistance Program accounts. GAO noted that: (1) as of March 31, 1994, the Department of Defense (DOD) reported it had obligated about $3.6 billion of the $6.7 billion it had been appropriated through fiscal year (FY) 1994 for BRAC I, BRAC...
Working Capital Funds: Three Agency Perspectives
AIMD-94-121: Published: May 20, 1994. Publicly Released: May 31, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) budgetary approaches used by the Departments of Labor and Justice and the General Services Administration to finance their administrative services; and (2) potential effect of proposals to establish franchise and innovation funds.GAO found that: (1) officials from the three agencies stated that their current working capital funds (WCF) giv...