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The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Use of Civil Defense Funds
126748: Apr 17, 1985
In response to a congressional request, testimony was given on the results of GAO work concerning the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) use of civil defense funds. GAO found that FEMA has control procedures to ensure that civil defense funds are spent for civil-defense-related activities but found some exceptions to those procedures. FEMA does not yet have a system to accurately identif...
Some Small Purchase Procurements at FERC Were Not Well Managed
RCED-83-95: Published: Mar 29, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 1983.
GAO reviewed small purchase procurements of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in regard to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) rate case.GAO noted that FERC spent over $179,000 in documenting the TAPS project which was originally estimated to cost about $1 billion but actually cost about $9.4 billion. GAO found that the FERC lack of management controls over the procurement and ac...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-83-2: Published: Mar 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1983.
This annual report presents summaries of GAO conclusions and recommendations resulting from its audits and other review work in the Department of Defense on which satisfactory legislative or administrative actions have not been taken. Information for this report was provided by an automated, centrally operated system, which was implemented by GAO in 1982 to allow regular followups of its recommend...
Limitations on Fiscal Year 1981 Fourth Quarter Obligations in Certain Agencies
PAD-82-43: Published: Jul 16, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1982.
Pursuant to the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1981 and the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1981, GAO reported on the limitations on fiscal year 1981 fourth quarter obligations in certain agencies. The agencies covered by these appropriations were required to: (1) limit their fourth quarter 1981 obligations t...
Information on Federal Funding of Portions of the San Luis Unit of the California Central Valley Project
CED-82-64: Published: Apr 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the funding, obligations, and expenditures for constructing the distribution systems and drains component of the San Luis Unit of the California Central Valley Project.The proposed system will be the largest system ever built by the Bureau of Reclamation and will irrigate more than one-half million acres. Although construction of...
The President's Fourth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-7: Published: Dec 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 31, 1981.
The President's fourth special message for fiscal year 1982 was transmitted to Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974. The special message proposed 51 deferrals of budget authority.A Department of Housing and Urban Development memorandum concluded that the deferral of housing program funds will have serious effects on the public housing projects by forcing cutbacks in essential s...
Unexpended Fund Balance in the Indian Health Service Water and Sanitation Facility Construction Program
HRD-80-124: Published: Sep 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1980.
GAO examined the Indian Health Service's (IHS) Water and Sanitation Facility Construction (WSFC) Program to determine whether: (1) IHS budgeting procedures can be changed to reduce the amount of appropriated funds needed for facility construction in a given year; (2) IHS allocation and obligation procedures are contributing to the size of the unexpended balance; (3) IHS is receiving more funds tha...
Problems in Collecting and Setting Aside Adequate Knutson-Vandenburg Funds To Do Planned Work
113155: Aug 13, 1980
GAO undertook a review of the problems in collecting and setting aside adequate funds authorized by the Knutson-Vandenburg (K-V) Act. In a previous report, GAO found that the Forest Service was having difficulty in collecting and setting aside enough money under the K-V act to finance reforestation and timber stand improvement work needed in harvest areas. GAO limited its review to an analysis of...
DOD's Implementation of Section 114 of the Fiscal Year 1980 Military Construction Appropriations Act
LCD-80-90: Published: Jul 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1980.
GAO was asked to monitor the implementation and effect of section 114 of the fiscal year 1980 Military Construction Appropriation Act. This section requires that American steel producers, fabricators, and manufacturers be given the opportunity to compete for the sale of steel outside the United States when U.S. military construction funds are used.GAO found that the clause presented no problem for...
Navajo Community College Funding Problems
CED-80-79: Published: Mar 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1980.
Funding for the Navajo Community College was reviewed to determine if the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) regulations and methods of computing full-time equivalent students were consistent with the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act. To stabilize funding at an adequate level, Congress passed the Act because the previous BIA method of funding community colleges controlled by India...