Budget outlays (31 - 40 of 82 items)
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...
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...
Budget Reconciliation Bills
AFMD-93-80R: Published: May 12, 1993. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on budget reconciliation bills passed from 1979 through the present date. GAO noted that: (1) the Congressional Budget Office has estimated changes in revenues, budget authority, and outlays based on the future level of revenues or spending under current law; and (2) there is no formal mechanism to track the estimates against actual sav...
NASA Budget: Potential Shortfalls in Funding NASA's 5-Year Plan
T-NSIAD-92-18: Published: Mar 17, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1992.
GAO discussed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) 5-Year Plan. GAO noted that: (1) between fiscal year (FY) 1988 and FY 1991, the NASA budget has grown steadily in current dollars from $9 billion to $14 billion; (2) although the NASA FY 1992 budget submission proposed the 5-Year Plan, in which its annual appropriation would reach nearly $25 billion by FY 1995 based on previo...
Budget Totals: Program and Authorization Information
AFMD-91-58FS: Published: Mar 6, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1991.
GAO provided information that would be useful in: (1) reviewing the President's fiscal year 1992 budget; and (2) preparing the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs' views and estimates report to the House Budget Committee.GAO noted that the information included a listing of authorization, program, and budget information for those entities under the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Inter...
Budget Issues: Effects of the Fiscal Year 1990 Sequester
AFMD-91-21: Published: Jan 18, 1991. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the fiscal year (FY) 1990 sequester on five federal civil agencies under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, focusing on governmentwide sequester reductions and overall changes in the deficit estimate.GAO found that: (1) the $16.1-billion governmentwide sequester had minimal negative impact on t...
Budget Issues: Capping of Outlays Is Ineffective for Controlling Expenditures
AFMD-90-111: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information about federal and state experience with outlay caps.GAO found that: (1) during fiscal years 1970 through 1990, Congress enacted only three outlay caps on two federal programs; (2) states used methods other than outlay caps to control expenditures; (3) agencies had no problems implementing outlay caps; (4) outlay caps failed to produce l...
Vouchered Expenditures: Selected Executive Office of the President Expenditures for Fiscal Year 1988 Were Proper
AFMD-90-83: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
GAO examined specific expenditure transactions related to five Executive Office of the President and Office of the Vice President appropriation accounts for fiscal year 1988 to determine if the transactions were properly made and controlled.GAO found that: (1) the specific expenditure transactions from the five accounts were properly authorized and controlled; (2) projection of its examination res...
Budget Issues: Effects of the Fiscal Year 1990 Sequester on the Department of Education
HRD-90-150FS: Published: Aug 3, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 4, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the effects of the fiscal year (FY) 1990 sequester on the Department of Education, focusing on: (1) how the sequester reduced resources; and (2) the sequester's impact on the Department's ability to fulfill its mission.GAO found that: (1) the FY 1990 sequester reduced the Department's budgetary resources by $266.1 million, or 1.1 percent of its $24...