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Department of Defense's Assessment Addresses Congressional Concerns but Lacks Detail on High Energy Laser Transition Plans
GAO-05-933R: Published: Jul 28, 2005. Publicly Released: Jul 28, 2005.
In the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000, Congress directed the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a laser master plan to include identification of potential weapon applications, critical technologies, a development path for those critical technologies, and the funding required to carry out the master plan. In response to this legislation, the High Energy Laser (HEL) Exec...
21st Century Challenges: Performance Budgeting Could Help Promote Necessary Reexamination
GAO-05-709T: Published: Jun 14, 2005. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2005.
As part of its work to improve the management and performance of the federal government, GAO monitors progress and continuing challenges in performance budgeting and the Administration's related initiatives, such as the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART). In light of the nation's long-term fiscal imbalance and other emerging 21st century challenges, we have also reported that performance budget...
Performance Budgeting: OMB's Performance Rating Tool Presents Opportunities and Challenges For Evaluating Program Performance
GAO-04-550T: Published: Mar 11, 2004. Publicly Released: Mar 11, 2004.
The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Performance Assessment Rating Tool (PART) is meant to provide a consistent approach to evaluating federal programs during budget formulation. The subcommittee asked GAO to discuss its overall findings and recommendations concerning PART, based on a recent report, Performance Budgeting: Observations on the Use of OMB's Program Assessment Rating Tool for t...
Performance Budgeting: OMB's Program Assessment Rating Tool Presents Opportunities and Challenges For Budget and Performance Integration
GAO-04-439T: Published: Feb 4, 2004. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 2004.
The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) is meant to provide a consistent approach to evaluating federal programs during budget formulation. The subcommittee asked GAO to discuss our recent report, Performance Budgeting: Observations on the Use of OMB's Program Assessment Rating Tool for the Fiscal 2004 Budget (GAO-04-174) and strategies for improving PART...
Performance Budgeting: Observations on the Use of OMB's Program Assessment Rating Tool for the Fiscal Year 2004 Budget
GAO-04-174: Published: Jan 30, 2004. Publicly Released: Jan 30, 2004.
The Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) is meant to provide a consistent approach to evaluating federal programs during budget formulation. To better understand its potential, congressional requesters asked GAO to examine (1) how PART changed OMB's fiscal year 2004 budget decisionmaking process, (2) PART's relationship to the Government Performance and Res...
Serving the Congress
144018: Apr 1, 1991
GAO published a booklet summarizing: (1) its mission; (2) how it ensures the quality of its work; (3) how it communicates the results of its work; and (4) how to obtain GAO services...
Issues Concerning Implementation of a Revised Process for Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs
GGD-85-2: Published: Oct 17, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 17, 1984.
GAO reported on the early implementation of the revised process for intergovernmental review of federal programs which was designed to better foster an intergovernmental partnership.GAO found that the new process relies on state and local governments to develop their own procedures for reviewing financial assistance and direct developments proposed by federal agencies. GAO identified several poten...
Examination Into the Ferry Oaks Concentrated Code Enforcement Project in Salem, Oregon
B-169208: Published: Feb 26, 1971. Publicly Released: Sep 2, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Progress in Improving Program and Budget Information for Congressional Use
PAD-82-47: Published: Sep 1, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 1, 1982.
GAO reported on the progress and results of its continuing program to improve the fiscal, budgetary, and program-related information reported to Congress.The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 was designed to create a framework within which Congress could set national budget priorities and establish appropriate levels of Federal revenues and expenditures. However, implementat...
Removing Tiering From the Revenue Sharing Formula Would Eliminate Payment Inequities to Local Governments
GGD-82-46: Published: Apr 15, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1982.
GAO reviewed the inequities in the distribution of General Revenue Sharing funds which are caused by the statutory tiering procedure. Under this procedure, funds are first allocated to county geographic areas before being allocated to individual jurisdictions within the county. This review provides Congress with a comprehensive analysis of the effect tiering has on funding distribution patterns.GA...