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Results-Oriented Budget Practices in Federal Agencies
GAO-01-1084SP: Published: Aug 1, 2001. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2001.
GAO analyzed federal government budget practices in order to produce a framework for agency budget practices that can guide an agency toward incorporating performance information into the budget process. GAO also reviewed challenges to implementing results-oriented budget practices that were identified by a panel of agency budget officials...
Financial and Legal Issues Facing the United Mine Workers of America Combined Benefit Fund
AIMD-00-280R: Published: Aug 15, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Combined Benefit Fund, focusing on: (1) the status of the Fund's financial position and its financing mechanism; (2) the impact of major court decisions on the assignment of beneficiaries; and (3) significant litigation and its related costs.GAO noted that: (1) the Fund has been experiencing financial diffi...
Defense Budget: Funding for Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial Initiatives
NSIAD-00-113R: Published: Mar 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) funding for activities sponsored by the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial during fiscal years 1999 and 2000 and the sources of this funding.GAO noted that: (1) DOD funded about $739,000 in activities sponsored by the Southeastern Europe Defense Ministerial from October 1998 through February 200...
Indian Self-Determination Act: Shortfalls in Indian Contract Support Costs Need To Be Addressed
RCED-99-150: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) and the Indian Health Service's (IHS) management of contract support funding under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) to what extent and for what reasons contract support costs and the associated funding shortfalls changed over the past decade, and what c...
Coast Guard: Key Budget Issues for Fiscal Years 1999 and 2000
T-RCED-99-83: Published: Feb 11, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 11, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Coast Guard's budgets for fiscal years 1999 and 2000, focusing on the: (1) Coast Guard's progress in justifying the Deepwater Replacement Project and addressing GAO's concerns about its affordability; (2) Coast Guard's plans for spending its fiscal year (FY) 1999 emergency funds; and (3) budget strategies the agency may have to consider in the...
Military Base Closures: Issues Related to the Fiscal Year 1999 Budget Request
NSIAD-98-169: Published: Jul 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) base closure accounts and its budget request for base closure activities, focusing on opportunities for offsetting the budget request for fiscal year (FY) 1999, including the validity of two proposed military construction (MILCON) projects included in that request.GAO noted that: (1) DOD and the military services...
Indian Issues: BIA's Distribution of Tribal Priority Allocations
T-RCED-98-168: Published: Apr 21, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1998.
GAO discussed the preliminary results of its review of the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) distribution of Tribal Priority Allocation (TPA)--or TPA--funds, focusing on: (1) BIA's basis for distributing 1998 TPA funds; (2) total distributions of TPA funds in fiscal year (FY) 1998 and a per-capita analysis of those distributions; (3) revenue and business income information reported by tribes under t...
Consultant's Review of the Social Security Administration's Cost Assignment Methodology
AIMD-98-3R: Published: Oct 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on the performance of a study conducted by Price Waterhouse LLP of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) cost assignment methodology used to charge costs to the Medicare Trust Funds. GAO's review was not intended to enable it to express, and it does not express, an opinion on SSA's cost accounting system.GAO noted that: (1) Price Waterhouse reports that, although SSA'...
Budget Issues Issue Area: Active Assignments
AA-97-21(3): Published: Sep 1, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1997.
GAO provided information on its active assignments in the Budget Issues issue area as of August 29, 1997...
[Comments on GPO's Use of Balances in Revolving Fund for Operating Expenses]
B-260606: Published: Jul 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1997.
The Government Printing Office (GPO) requested an opinion concerning the use of balances credited to GPO's revolving fund. GAO held that: (1) GPO could use so-called "fiduciary" funds in its revolving fund to meet its daily operating costs to the extent it has earned those funds and has not already obligated them for another purpose; (2) advances from government customers that represent orders pla...