Procurement (91 - 100 of 294 items)
Handicapped Workers: Commission Fees Paid to Central Nonprofit Agencies
HRD-86-82BR: Published: Jun 6, 1986. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1986.
GAO reviewed the payment of commission fees to the National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and to the National Industries for the Severely Handicapped (NISH), specifically: (1) the procedures that the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped established to review the adequacy of the commission fee; (2) the reasonableness of the 4-percent fee; and (3) NIB and NISH use of...
Digest of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. II, No. 8
130656: May 1, 1986
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for May 1986. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian personnel law, military personnel law, procurement law, and transportation law...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. II, No. 5
129824: Feb 1, 1986
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for February 1986. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian personnel law, military personnel law, procurement law, and transportation law...
The Development and Award of the Social Security Administration's Systems Engineering and Integration Contract
128368: Nov 6, 1985
Testimony was given on the development and award of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) contract to a prime contractor and its subcontractor. GAO found several irregular procurement practices which continued for 2 years preceding the contract award, including: (1) subcontractor personnel were given office space at SSA even though they had no contra...
The Development and Award of the SSA Systems Engineering and Integration Contract
128425: Nov 6, 1985
Testimony was given on the development and award of a Social Security Administration (SSA) systems engineering and integration contract to a prime contractor and its subcontractor. GAO found several irregular procurement practices which continued for 2 years preceding the contract award, including: (1) subcontractor personnel were given office space at SSA even though they had no contracts or form...
Three Safety Issues Relating to Aviation
128050: Oct 1, 1985
GAO discussed on: (1) current conditions within the air traffic control (ATC) work force; (2) variations in the type and frequency of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspections of air carriers; and (3) FAA progress in developing a terminal doppler weather radar system to detect low level wind shears. GAO noted that: (1) FAA controller staffing fell by 75 percent after the 1981 controllers'...
NOAA Is Improving Its A-76 Program To Correct Early Problems
RCED-85-95: Published: Jun 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) implementation and management of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 which provides that federal agencies review their activities to determine whether commercial activities could be performed more economically by contract than by government employees.GAO found that NOAA...
Review of Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center's Dekitting Policy
NSIAD-85-89: Published: Jul 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the Air Force's dekitting program; (2) the justification for the program; and (3) the effect dekitting would have on government costs.GAO noted that: (1) the kit concept was adopted to overcome problems caused by parts shortages and the need to manage a multitude of small parts in a nonautomated environment; and (2) the Oklahoma City Air Logis...
Status of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Modernization Program
NSIAD-85-78: Published: Jul 8, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1985.
GAO reviewed various aspects of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) modernization program, focusing on: (1) cost, performance, and system development issues pertaining to the Peacekeeper missile system; and (2) progress made by the Air Force in developing the small ICBM and its survivable basing modes.GAO found that the ICBM modernization program is progressing as planned with no major d...
Alleged Improprieties in Tennessee Valley Authority Programs
B-171019: Published: Aug 30, 1979. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
The General Accounting Office Special Task Force for Prevention of Fraud and Abuse looked into allegations of minor theft and retaliation against the employee who reported a problem. The information was provided to the agency's legal counsel for consideration in reopening the case in question. Generally, the 14 allegations to be followed up deal with alleged irregularities in contracting and procu...