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Proposed Transfer of the Senior Community Service Employment Program to HHS
123604: Mar 13, 1984
Testimony was presented concerning the results of a GAO survey on the proposed transfer of the Senior Community Service Employment Program from the Department of Labor to the Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). GAO found nothing to indicate that any serious problems exist with current program operations or that the program would operate more effectively if moved...
Information on the Senior Community Service Employment Program and the Proposed Transfer to HHS
HRD-84-42: Published: Mar 12, 1984. Publicly Released: Mar 12, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a study of an administration proposal to transfer the administrative responsibility for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) from the Department of Labor to the Administration on Aging (AOA) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).SCSEP was established to offer part-time employment opportunities in a variety of c...
Views on S. 3
B-202129: Published: Mar 18, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1981.
Comments were requested on proposed legislation which would eliminate the requirement that construction contractors working on federal projects submit weekly statements to the federal government of the wages paid to each employee. Since this requirement results in a substantial amount of unnecessary administrative costs, GAO strongly supports the intent of the proposed amendment. GAO believes that...
Comments on Amendment to S. 966, a Bill To Amend the Social Security Act
B-160932: Published: Oct 2, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1979.
Proposed legislation addresses procedures for monitoring State administered foster-child and adoption programs under the Social Security Act. The legislation assures the disclosure of information concerning, and audits of, institutions which receive Federal assistance. It also sets forth conditions under which foster care maintenance payments may be reimbursed to the States. It provides for: (1) s...
The Davis-Bacon Act Should Be Repealed
109238: May 2, 1979
The Davis-Bacon Act requires that each contract for the construction, alteration, or repair of public buildings or works in excess of $2,000 to which the United States is a party state the minimum wages to be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics. The act was intended to discourage nonlocal contractors from sucessfully bidding on Federal Government projects by hiring cheap labor from o...