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Budget Issues: The President's Budget Submission
AFMD-90-35: Published: Oct 27, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 27, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the President's budget submission, focusing on the: (1) customary budget documents and related material, level of budget detail usually available to Congress, and historical pattern of various budget documents; (2) budgetary requirements for the President under existing law; and (3) budget material and level of detail that Congress and GAO need to...
Deficit Reductions for Fiscal Year 1990: Compliance With the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985
AFMD-90-40: Published: Nov 15, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1989.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the President complied with requirements of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 in their August and October 1989 reports and orders.GAO found that: (1) the OMB reports and the President's orders substantially complied with the act's requirements for projecting a def...
Budget Issues: Restructuring the Federal Budget--The Capital Component
AFMD-89-52: Published: Aug 24, 1989. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1989.
GAO proposed a conceptual framework for the capital budget component of its restructured unified budget proposal that would improve federal decisionmaking and control processes.GAO found that the current budget: (1) makes no distinction between operating expenses and capital investments, which could lead to unsound deficit reduction strategies and create a bias against capital investments; (2) doe...
Budget Issues: State Practices for Financing Capital Projects
AFMD-89-64: Published: Jul 1, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 1, 1989.
GAO reviewed state practices for budgeting and financing capital projects, focusing on the: (1) criteria states used to define capital assets; (2) methods states used to finance capital assets; and (3) extent to which states linked borrowing maturities to the useful life of capital assets.GAO found that: (1) most of the nine states reviewed had developed strict criteria for determining what consti...
Budget Issues: Biennial Budgeting Bills in the 101st Congress
AFMD-89-79BR: Published: Jun 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on biennial budgeting proposals in the 101st Congress.GAO found that: (1) as of April 30, 1989, the 101st Congress had introduced six biennial budgeting bills; (2) two of the bills proposed to stretch the current budget process by having Congress complete all budget-related actions over the 2-year session; (3) three of the bills propose...
Army Budget: Potential Reductions to the Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Budget
NSIAD-88-214: Published: Sep 1, 1988. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) selected projects in the Army's amended fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget request for research, development, test, and evaluation appropriations (RDT&E); and (2) the FY 1988 budget for the projects to identify potential funding reductions.GAO found that the Army requested $5,031 million for RDT&E in its FY 1989 amended budget. GAO identified potent...
AIDS: Views on the Administration's Fiscal Year 1989 Public Health Service Budget
HRD-88-104BR: Published: Jun 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Public Health Service's (PHS) proposed fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) programs, focusing on the: (1) adequacy of the proposed budget; and (2) appropriateness of the proposed allocation of funds among various activities.GAO noted that the proposed PHS budget included: (1) $588 million for biomedical...
DOD Inflation: Budgeting and Monitoring Inflation Funding in the Department of Defense
NSIAD-88-79: Published: Apr 26, 1988. Publicly Released: May 26, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense (DOD) budgeting procedures to determine the feasibility of: (1) budgeting separately for inflation; (2) restricting the use of inflation funds specifically for inflation costs; (3) requiring that funds appropriated for inflation, but not spent, lapse at the end of the fiscal year; and (4) providing inflation estimates for...
Perspectives on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Budget
T-GGD-87-16: Published: May 13, 1987. Publicly Released: May 13, 1987.
GAO discussed the Securities and Exchange Commission's fiscal year (FY) 1988 through FY 1990 authorization request and its related FY 1988 budget request, noting that its FY 1988 budget request of $145 million is the second largest in its history. GAO found that determining an appropriate resource level for the Commission is difficult because: (1) its budget documents do not indicate its long-term...
Fiscal Year 1988 Budget Estimates for the General Accounting Office
T-OCG-87-3: Published: Mar 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1987.
GAO testified on its fiscal year (FY) 1988 budget request and highlighted its work on special issues during 1986. GAO requested $379.5 million to fund 5,200 average positions, which was $67.1 million greater than its FY 1987 request. Forty-seven percent of this increase represented mandatory pay and related costs associated with existing service levels and increases in personnel to achieve require...