Proposed legislation (41 - 50 of 75 items)
Delays in Selling Residences at Old Duty Station
B-196577(MRV): Published: Jun 30, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1982.
Federal employees transferred to new duty stations have been experiencing difficulty in selling their residences at their old duty stations within the 2-year time limit imposed by Federal regulations. Delays were attributed to economic conditions which created a tight financial market for real estate transactions. GAO has held that the 2-year time limitation may not be waived in individual cases....
Proposal To Lower the Federal Compensation Comparability Standard Has Not Been Substantiated
FPCD-82-4: Published: Jan 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1982.
GAO was asked to analyze the President's pay reform proposal to: (1) revise the comparability standard to allow for adjusting both pay and benefits to achieve total compensation comparability between Federal and non-Federal employees performing the same levels of work; (2) set Federal compensation levels at 94 percent of non-Federal levels; (3) permit the inclusion of State and local governments i...
Comments on H.R. 1793
B-198207(JLM): Published: Oct 30, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 30, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Views on Senate Joint Resolution 93
B-204276: Published: Aug 21, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1981.
GAO was requested to comment on Senate Joint Resolution 93 which clarifies and reaffirms that it is the general policy of the U.S. Government to rely on competitive private enterprise to supply the products and services it needs whenever competitive industry prices are available. This policy shall be administered by the Director, Office of Budget and Management (OMB), and the Administrator, Office...
Views on S. 84
B-135003: Published: May 20, 1981. Publicly Released: May 20, 1981.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO presented its views on S. 84. The bill would liberalize the retirement benefits for employees who have served as Federal law enforcement officers or firefighters for at least 5 years, but less than the 20 years of qualifying service necessary for retirement under the special provisions pertaining to such personnel. Under the civil service retirement system,...
Views on H.R. 1025, a Bill To Provide for Equitable Waiver in the Compromise and Collection of Federal Claims
B-197290(RCP): Published: May 5, 1981. Publicly Released: May 5, 1981.
The views of GAO were requested on a proposed bill that would provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. The purpose of the Waiver Acts is to allow waiver, either in whole or in part, of a claim of the United States against an employee, former employee, or a member or former member of the military service arising out of an erroneous payment of pay or allowance...
Federal Employees' Compensation Act: Benefit Adjustments Needed To Encourage Reemployment and Reduce Costs
HRD-81-19: Published: Mar 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 9, 1981.
The increasing number of long-term disabled beneficiaries under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, together with increased benefits and changes in economic conditions, have caused program costs to increase sharply. A review was undertaken to determine: (1) whether benefits under the act are adequate and equitable compensation for wages lost by federal employees because of their on-the-job in...
Problems in Developing and Implementing a Total Compensation Plan for Federal Employees
FPCD-81-12: Published: Dec 5, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 15, 1980.
Legislation has been introduced which would give the President authority to adjust the rates of pay, benefits other than retirement, or both in order to achieve total compensation comparability between Federal employees and employees in the private sector. GAO and others have recommended that both pay and benefits be compared so that Federal total compensation can be equated to private sector tota...
Total Compensation Comparability for Federal Employees
FPCD-80-82: Published: Sep 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1980.
GAO was requested to review the Administration's proposed total compensation comparability system and to determine how it would affect civilian employees in the Federal Government. In assessing the feasibility of total compensation comparability, GAO addressed the appropriateness of benefits included in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) analysis, the importance of the secondary benefits t...
Alleged Unauthorized Use of Appropriated Moneys by Interior Employees
CED-80-128: Published: Aug 13, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 21, 1980.
GAO investigated the possible unauthorized use of appropriated funds by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining (OSM). Also investigated were allegations that OSM misused appropriated moneys by conducting illegal lobbying activities to defeat pending legislation in the House of Representatives. The proposed legislation would: (1) postpone for 12 months the date for submitting sta...