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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:...
Deposit Insurance Funds: Compliance with Obligation and Repayment Requirements as of December 31, 1993
AIMD-94-162: Published: Aug 17, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 17, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed: (1) the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's (FDIC) compliance with the maximum obligation limitation for the Bank Insurance Fund (BIF) and the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF); (2) BIF and SAIF ability to repay amounts borrowed from the Department of the Treasury to cover insurance losses; and (3) the factors that could affect futur...
Breakdown of District Revenue
AIMD-94-139: Published: Jul 11, 1994. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed an audit of the District of Columbia's breakdown of revenue derived from the federal government and other sources for the fiscal year (FY) ended September 30, 1993.GAO found that: (1) the District's reported revenue from federal and other sources for the FY ended September 30, 1993 was fairly presented in all material respects in accordance with...
FAA Budget: Management Attention Needed for Future Investment Decisions
T-RCED-94-195: Published: Apr 21, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 21, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) budget and programs. GAO noted that: (1) FAA must make sound investment decisions for the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), since AIP funding demands are more than current funding levels allow; (2) FAA needs to establish program goals to help guide FAA investment decisions; (3) FAA needs to ensure that...
Balanced Budget Requirements: State Experiences and Implications for the Federal Government
AFMD-93-58BR: Published: Mar 26, 1993. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) states' balanced budget requirements; (2) states' experience in meeting those requirements; and (3) implications for a federal balanced budget.GAO found that: (1) 48 states have balanced budget requirements; (2) states focus primarily on balancing the general fund, which includes general tax receipts and discretionary appropriat...
DOD Budget: Controls Needed Over Inflation Dividends
NSIAD-93-62BR: Published: Dec 14, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 14, 1992.
GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) management controls over excess funds caused by overestimates of the inflation rate.GAO found that: (1) DOD had a $2.8-billion inflation dividend in fiscal year (FY) 1992, and estimated an $837-million dividend for FY 1993; (2) DOD did not plan to return these excess funds to the Treasury because it had no specific accounting of how DOD used, reserved...
Budget Issues: RSPA Funding for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991
RCED-91-164BR: Published: Jun 28, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided budgeting and funding information for fiscal year (FY) 1990 and FY 1991 for the Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA), documenting: (1) the variances between RSPA budget estimates as modified by Congress and set out in conference reports; and (2) obligations and allotments for RSPA research and special p...
Strategic Defense Initiative Program: A Look at Lessons Learned During SDIO's First 7 Years
T-NSIAD-91-33: Published: May 16, 1991. Publicly Released: May 16, 1991.
GAO discussed the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization's (SDIO) program. GAO found that: (1) through fiscal year 1991, SDIO has received $20.9 billion for research and development on ballistic missile defense, for which about $6.3 billion was for sensors, $4.9 billion for directed energy weapons, $4.8 billion for kinetic energy weapons, $2.7 billion for systems analysis and battle management,...
Budget Issues: Funding Alternatives for Fire-Fighting Activities at USDA and Interior
AFMD-91-45: Published: Apr 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Apr 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Departments of Agriculture's (USDA) and the Interior's budgetary treatment of fire-fighting activities during fiscal years (FY) 1988 through 1990, focusing on alternative: (1) methods of funding fire-fighting activities; and (2) budget approaches for funding both emergency and nonemergency fire-fighting activities.GAO found that: (1) the agenci...