Appropriated funds (71 - 80 of 101 items)
Funding for Rehabilitation Services and Special Programs Under Title I
B-205053: Published: Apr 29, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to determine whether certain statutes are mandatory spending statutes subject to the fourth disclaimer of the Impoundment Control Act. The funds in question are for use in vocational rehabilitation services and related special programs under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The act authorizes appropriations for these programs through the current fiscal year, and it specifies the formu...
Investigation of Whether Grant Funds Were Used for Lobbying Activities
B-202975: Published: Nov 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Propriety of Procedural Cost Reduction Program for Intervenors Being Instituted by Nuclear Regulatory Commission
B-200585: Published: Dec 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
An opinion was requested concerning the legality of the use of appropriated funds for a procedural cost reduction program for intervenors by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). It was concluded that, with the exception of the reduction of copies of transcripts, NRC could not lawfully use its fiscal year (FY) 1981 appropriation to implement the program. Funds for carrying out NRC functions for...
Use of Appropriated Funds To Pay the Operating Expenses of the American Members of the United States-Japan Economic Relations Group
B-202362: Published: Mar 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Issues Affecting Appropriations for the African Development Foundation
NSIAD-85-62: Published: May 7, 1985. Publicly Released: May 7, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the operations and activities of the African Development Foundation (ADF) to determine its management capability and its capacity to efficiently use additional funding.GAO found that, although ADF authorizing legislation was passed in 1980, its Board of Directors was not nominated until 1983. ADF operations began in fiscal year (FY) 1984, but i...
Legal Services Corporation Grants To Establish Three New National Support Centers
HRD-85-54: Published: Mar 29, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC) September 30, 1984, grant awards to establish three new national support centers.GAO found that, although LSC is required to publicly announce its intention to award a grant before the award, it failed to do so until after the award. GAO also found that, contrary to previous LSC practices, the corporation d...
[Propriety of a Provision in the Administration's FY 1985 Budget]
B-215127: Published: Oct 30, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the propriety of a provision in the administration's fiscal year 1985 budget calling for an appropriation to the National Library of Medicine to be derived from the exchange or sale of services or materials. GAO concluded that such a provision is legally proper, although to the extent that it conflicts with existing substantive legislation, it may...
Federal Agencies' Implementation of the 1983 Emergency Jobs Appropriations Act
OACG-84-1: Published: Nov 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Nov 28, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Federal agencies' efforts to implement title I of the 1983 Emergency Jobs Appropriations Act.The purpose of title I was to provide productive jobs for unemployed Americans and humanitarian assistance to the indigent and homeless, as well as to encourage Federal projects of lasting value. The objectives of the GAO review were to assess Federal ag...
[Query Concerning Legal Services Corp. Documents]
B-202116,B-210338: Published: Sep 19, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on whether any of the documents and materials recently obtained from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) contained evidence of violations of the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974. GAO noted that a limited review of LSC activities indicated that violations of statutory prohibitions had taken place. Although appropriated funds were illegall...
[Possible Unreported Impoundment of Certain Funds Intended for HHS]
B-211056: Published: Apr 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 4, 1983.
GAO was asked to investigate a possible unreported impoundment of certain funds intended to be made available to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to carry out activities authorized under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980. The funds were derived from the Hazardous Substance Response Trust Fund or Superfund. Specifically, concerns were...