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Commerce Dismantlement: Observations on Proposed Implementation Mechanism
T-GGD-95-233: Published: Sep 6, 1995. Publicly Released: Sep 6, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the proposed Commerce Dismantling Act, focusing on the creation of the Commerce Programs Resolution Agency (CPRA). GAO noted that: (1) the act would abolish or significantly reorganize the Department of Commerce; (2) although few precedents exist for dismantling a cabinet-level federal agency, past agency reorganizations and the Resolution Trust C...
Federal Lobbying: Comments on the Adequacy of Federal Lobbying Laws
T-GGD-93-49: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
GAO discussed its views on the adequacy of federal lobbying laws and regulations, focusing on: (1) whether sufficient data exist to identify the lobbying activities of former senior government officials or members of Congress; (2) the number of former congressional members and senior officials involved in lobbying activities in the last 3 years; and (3) the extent of lobbying activities in the leg...
Occupational Safety and Health: Options to Improve Hazard-Abatement Procedures in the Workplace
HRD-92-105: Published: May 12, 1992. Publicly Released: May 12, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) procedures with: (1) proposed legislation (H.R. 3160) that would affect OSHA activites; (2) Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) procedures; and (3) the procedures used by 21 states operating OSHA-approved safety and health programs.GAO found that: (1) H.R. 3160 would allow OSHA to...
Child Labor: Work Permit and Death and Injury Reporting Systems in Selected States
HRD-92-44FS: Published: Mar 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared how state certification procedures for child labor differ from the federally-mandated child labor work permit system that would be established under the Child Labor Amendments of 1992, focusing on: (1) how state work permit systems in three states differ from the type of system that the proposed legislation would require; and (2) changes those stat...
National Security Review of Two Foreign Acquisitions in the Semiconductor Sector
T-NSIAD-90-47: Published: Jun 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1990.
GAO discussed the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process for two foreign investments and commented on proposed legislation relating to GAO access to certain kinds of government data on foreign investment. GAO found that: (1) the acquisitions of two major semiconductor companies showed inconsistencies in U.S. defense technology policy; (2) the CFIUS case-by-cas...
[Comments on H.R. 4783]
B-223224: Published: Aug 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 19, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on H.R. 4783, which amended the Antikickback Act. GAO found that the bill: (1) maintains without change a provision authorizing GAO to inspect contractor plants, conduct audits, and investigate violations of the act, and extends the same authority to other federal agencies; (2) acknowledges the role of agency inspectors general in the detection...
[Comments on H.R. 4929 and H.R. 4986]
B-219521: Published: Aug 29, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO commented on two proposed bills that would change the employment-related programs for recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) benefits. One bill would require each state to establish a comprehensive work program with a central intake and registration process and with services selected on the basis of applicability to individual clien...
Proposed Legislation To Revise and Reinstate the Renegotiation Act of 1951
119115: Aug 4, 1982
GAO was asked to comment on proposed legislation which would revise and reinstate the Renegotiation Act of 1951. The bill requires contractors to report renegotiable business on the basis of division and product line. The prior method of renegotiation appeared to favor large diversified corporations, but use of a product line approach would be more effective in reducing the number of large firms t...
Estimating Paperwork and Privacy Impacts of Proposed Legislation; A Checklist Approach
GGD-81-76: Published: Jan 1, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1981.
The Senate adopted a rule requiring that all committee reports on bills of a public nature contain an economic, privacy, and paperwork impact evaluation of the bill. GAO assistance was requested in developing a process to aid Senate committees in formulating the impact analysis required by the rule. Due to the large number of bills reported out of committee each year, it is impossible for GAO to p...
Impact on Employment in Federal Contract Operations (H.R. 6425)
B-197844: Published: Mar 25, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 25, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed which would require government-wide agency consideration of the impact of Federal contract operations on employment. The bill requires that each agency prepare an annual employment impact statement for its proposed procurement during the following year identifying the volume of each type of procurement by geographic area. Agencies could develop this information easily...