Funds management (91 - 100 of 376 items)
Defense Working Capital Funds: DOD Faces Continued Challenges in Eliminating Advance Billing
T-AIMD/NSIAD-97-221: Published: Jul 22, 1997. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1997.
GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) working capital funds, formerly known as the Defense Business Operations Fund (DBOF), focusing on: (1) a brief overview of fund operations and objectives; (2) a more detailed perspective of cash management operations; and (3) GAO's concerns with the cash situation through fiscal year (FY) 1998.GAO noted that: (1) in creating DBOF, DOD consolidated th...
Debt Ceiling: Analysis of Actions During the 1995-1996 Crisis
AIMD-96-130: Published: Aug 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 30, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of the Treasury's actions during the 1995-1996 debt ceiling crisis, focusing on: (1) investments and redemptions in federal trust funds; and (2) the Treasury's restoration of fund losses.GAO found that: (1) during the 1995-1996 debt ceiling crisis, Treasury followed normal investment and redemption procedures for 12 of the 15 major g...
Salvage Sale Fund's Deposits and Outlays
RCED-96-240R: Published: Aug 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the uses, status, and management of the Forest Service's Salvage Sale Fund. GAO noted that: (1) at the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 1996, the fund had an unobligated balance of $210 million; (2) from FY 1991 through FY 1995, the Service deposited $833.3 million in the fund from salvaged timber sales and expended $719.4 million to ad...
Coastal Areas' Wastewater Treatment Needs
RCED-96-177R: Published: Jun 21, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the estimated costs of meeting wastewater treatment needs nationwide and in marine coastal states, focusing on the: (1) differences in the estimated costs of coastal and inland wastewater treatment projects; and (2) extent to which federal funding is expected to meet these needs. GAO noted that: (1) the costs of meeting the nation's...
Emergency Relief: Status of the Replacement of the Cypress Viaduct
RCED-96-136: Published: May 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 5, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the replacement of the Cypress Viaduct in Oakland, California, focusing on the: (1) expected completion date and reasons for construction delays; (2) estimated cost of the project and reasons for any cost growth; and (3) guidance governing the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) use of emergency relief funds.GAO found that: (1) th...
DOD Bulk Fuel: Services' Fuel Requirements Could Be Reduced and Funds Used for Other Purposes
NSIAD-96-96: Published: Mar 28, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1996.
GAO reviewed the Defense Fuel Supply Center's (DFSC) and the military services' management of their bulk fuel requirements, focusing on the services' fiscal year (FY) 1996 budget requests.GAO found that: (1) for FY 1996, the services requested $4.01 billion to purchase 126.7 million barrels of bulk fuel from DFSC, but DFSC estimated that the services' budget request is overstated by $440 million;...
Contingency Operations: Defense Cost and Funding Issues
NSIAD-96-121BR: Published: Mar 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the costs of Department of Defense (DOD) contingency operations in fiscal year (FY) 1995, focusing on the: (1) extent to which an emergency supplemental appropriation covered those costs; (2) impact of funding shortages or overages on the services; and (3) accuracy of DOD and service methods for estimating such costs.GAO found that:...
Guaranty Agency Finances
HEHS-96-81R: Published: Mar 11, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 1996.
GAO estimated the potential savings from eliminating either Department of Education administrative expense allowance (AEA) payments to guaranty agencies or AEA payments in conjunction with a reduction in the share of guaranty agencies' collections on defaulted student loans. GAO noted that: (1) eliminating Education's AEA payments to guaranty agencies could save about $1 billion over five years; (...
Information on Debt Ceiling Limitations and Increases
AIMD-96-49R: Published: Feb 23, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on public debt ceiling limitations, focusing on: (1) when the outstanding debt subject to the statutory debt limit was within $25 million of the public debt limit between July 1, 1954, and September 30, 1984; (2) debt ceiling crises occurring between September 30, 1984, and February 16, 1996; and (3) revisions to the statutory debt ceil...
Debt Ceiling Limitations and Treasury Actions
AIMD-96-38R: Published: Jan 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Jan 26, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the actions the Department of the Treasury has taken to avoid exceeding debt ceiling limitations. GAO noted that: (1) Treasury actions have included not investing or reinvesting trust fund receipts, redeeming trust fund securities before maturity, redeeming securities held by the Exchange Stabilization Fund, and exchanging Civil Service Retirement...