Federal regulations (11 - 20 of 22 items)
Hispanics at EEOC's Houston Office
GGD-94-119R: Published: Apr 12, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed employment practices at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) Houston District Office, focusing on Hispanic employees. GAO noted that: (1) 26 percent of the office's 80 employees were Hispanic as of September 30, 1993; (2) 1 female and 3 male Hispanic employees held grade 13 or 14 positions; (3) the female Hispanic employee held a no...
Policy and Procedures Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies
148815: Feb 1, 1991
GAO published a manual containing: (1) accounting principles, standards, and related requirements for federal agencies' development of accounting systems and internal auditing programs; (2) uniform procedures for use by federal agencies; and (3) regulations that govern the relationship between GAO and other federal agencies, and with individuals and private concerns doing business with the governm...
Investigation of Activities of Consumer Affairs Offices for Possible Violations of Anti-Lobbying Statutes
B-129874: Published: Sep 11, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1983.
Congress requested that GAO investigate the activities of the Special Assistant to the President for Consumer Affairs and the Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA), Department of Health, Education and Welfare, during the Spring of 1977, for possible violations of Federal anti-lobbying statutes in connection with their efforts to obtain enactment of legislation to establish a Consumer Protection Agency...
Centers for Disease Control Should Discontinue Certain Diagnostic Tests and Charge for Others
HRD-83-37: Published: Apr 6, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) laboratory diagnostic testing services program.A diagnostic analysis of sample specimen records showed that, although the CDC diagnostic testing service is supposed to be a final resort for testing specimens, 46 percent of the diagnostic specimens tested at CDC during fiscal year (FY) 1981 were not tested...
Regulations in the Area of Government Mailings
B-169391: Published: May 13, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Views on S. 2049
B-206741: Published: Apr 20, 1982. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1982.
Upon receipt of a congressional request, GAO reviewed S. 2049 and assessed the paperwork and regulatory burdens that might be associated with its implementation. The bill would amend previous legislation concerning Census Bureau data and would require Federal agencies to use currently available population data to determine benefits received by State and local governments. Since agencies would use...
Approaches Toward Valuation of Human Life by Certain Federal Agencies
PAD-82-21: Published: Nov 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 1981.
GAO conducted a survey of federal agencies responsible for public health and safety to ascertain whether they assign a specific dollar valuation to human life and safety in analyzing program and regulation costs and benefits.The survey of a number of government agencies with responsibility for health and safety regulation indicates that they have little in common in how they assign dollar values t...
Prohibition on the Use of Travel Agents for Official Government Travel
B-103315: Published: Jun 30, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Authority To Pay Reasonable Attorney Fees and Costs Incident to EEO Proceeding
B-195544(MRV): Published: May 7, 1980. Publicly Released: May 7, 1980.
Legal opinions were sought regarding the authority of an agency to pay reasonable attorney fees and costs incident to an equal employment opportunity proceeding before an agency. GAO held that on April 9, 1980, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued interim regulations which provide that an agency or EEOC may award a complainant reasonable attorney fees and costs when an allegat...
The Congress Should Consider Exploring Opportunities To Expand and Improve the Application of User Charges by Federal Agencies
PAD-80-25: Published: Mar 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 28, 1980.
Individuals and organizations benefit from goods, services, and privileges provided by Federal agencies. Currently, about 3 percent of the total receipts of the Federal Government is derived from charges for these benefits. Charging for these benefits places the burden of their costs on the beneficiaries rather than the taxpayers in general, can help reduce general Federal tax collections by parti...