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Digests of Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 1
145822: Oct 1, 1991
GAO published its monthly digest of decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of October 1991. These decisions involved appropriations, financial management, civilian personnel, military personnel, and procurement...
1992 Air Force Budget: Potential Reduction for the B-2 Initial Spares
NSIAD-91-326BR: Published: Sep 30, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Air Force's fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and its prior years' appropriations for the B-2 aircraft's initial spares, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions to the FY 1989 and FY 1990 appropriations.GAO identified $178.9 million in potential reduction to the Air Force'...
1992 Army Budget: Potential Reductions in Helicopter, Heavy Equipment, and Tank Programs
NSIAD-91-302BR: Published: Sep 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Army's: (1) justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1992 budget requests for the Reconnaisance Attack Helicopter, the Heavy Equipment Transporter, and the M1A1 Abrams Tank to identify areas for potential reductions; and (2) implementation of the FY 1990 and 1991 appropriations for those vehicles.GAO identified a potential: (1) $6.3-million reduction in the FY 1992 budget and a pote...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reduction in Aircraft Procurement Program
NSIAD-91-324BR: Published: Sep 27, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's amended fiscal year (FY) 1992 aircraft procurement budget request and prior appropriations, for the A-12 Avenger, F-14 Tomcat, F/A-18 Hornet, V-22 Osprey, and A-6 Intruder programs, focusing on potential: (1) reductions to the FY 1992 budget request; and (2) rescissions of prior year appropriations.GAO: (1) identified $893.5 million in u...
1992 Navy Budget: Potential Reductions in Weapons Procurement Programs
NSIAD-91-301BR: Published: Sep 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Navy's justification for its fiscal year (FY) 1992 and FY 1993 weapons procurement budget request and prior-year appropriations to identify areas for potential reductions and rescissions.GAO identified: (1) $153.9 million in potential reductions to the Navy's FY 1992 budget request and $397.6 million and $8.6 million in potential rescissions fr...
Grant Management: Improvements Needed in Federal Oversight of NSF Grants
T-RCED-91-92: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1991.
GAO discussed grant administration at the National Science Foundation (NSF), focusing on the federal oversight process for the NSF grant program at three institutions. GAO noted that: (1) NSF has given grant recipients almost total responsibility for ensuring that funds are used in accordance with applicable federal requirements, but the effectiveness of controls over the use of grant funds varies...
DOE Management: DOE Needs to Improve Oversight of Subcontracting Practices of Management and Operating Contractors
T-RCED-91-79: Published: Aug 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1991.
GAO discussed the adequacy of the Department of Energy's (DOE) management controls to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in subcontracting, focusing on: (1) subcontracting deficiencies at the DOE Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and (2) the DOE Contractor Purchasing System Review Program's effectiveness in identifying and correcting subcontracting deficiencies. GAO noted that: (1) DOE reviews...
Defense Research: Funding of the U.S./U.S.S.R. Joint Seismic Program
NSIAD-91-256: Published: Jul 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO determined whether funding for the Joint Seismic Program (JSP) for fiscal year (FY) 1988 through FY 1990 was consistent with congressional intent.GAO found that: (1) although some funds were appropriated for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Nuclear Monitoring Program, the appropriation and authorization acts did not earmark or speci...
The President's Commission on Executive Exchange
T-GGD-91-38: Published: Jun 10, 1991. Publicly Released: Jun 10, 1991.
GAO discussed the President's Commission on Executive Exchange, focusing on the adequacy of controls over: (1) procurement; (2) travel; (3) budget; and (4) personnel. GAO noted that: (1) due to erroneous Office of Personnel Management (OPM) legal advice, the Commission made inappropriate expenditures from the OPM revolving fund over a 4-year period without regard to federal laws and regulations; (...
Impoundment Control: President's Third Special Message for FY 1991
OGC-91-10: Published: May 31, 1991. Publicly Released: May 31, 1991.
GAO reported on the status of the budget authority that was proposed for rescission in the President's third special impoundment message for fiscal year 1991, but for which Congress had not passed a rescission bill.GAO found that the Office of Management and Budget made all funds proposed for rescission available for obligation to the agencies to which they were appropriated...