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Ethics: Office of Government Ethics' Policy Development Role
GGD-89-3: Published: Oct 5, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 5, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Government Ethics' (OGE) operations to determine whether OGE was carrying out its role and responsibilities under the Ethics in Government Act.GAO found that OGE: (1) made significant progress in implementing the act, especially in providing training and counseling services, assessing agency ethics programs, and reviewing financial...
Procurement Personnel: Information on the Procurement Workforce
GGD-88-7: Published: Nov 5, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 5, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the characteristics of the federal procurement work force in seven civilian agencies to determine whether the employees had the necessary skill and training to effectively manage and administer federal acquisition programs.GAO found that: (1) published data on the federal procurement work force was inadequate because of a lack of formal definiti...
Senior Executive Service: Investigating Distinguished Rank Award Nominees
GGD-86-86BR: Published: Jun 19, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) policy of charging agencies a fee to investigate senior executives agencies nominate for a distinguished rank award under the Presidential Rank Awards Program.GAO noted that up to 6 percent of Senior Executive Service (SES) executives may receive rank awards each year. GAO found that OPM: (1...
Information on Internal EEO Activities at Selected Federal Agencies
GGD-85-62: Published: Jun 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 24, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed information on civil rights activities submitted by a variety of federal agencies to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for fiscal years 1981 and 1984.GAO obtained information on internal equal employment opportunity (EEO) office activities at the agencies including components dealing with complaint processing, policy development, legal a...
Applicability of OMB Circular A-76 to Personnel Reductions in the Department of Health and Human Services
HRD-85-30: Published: Feb 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) plan to reduce its staff in the Office of the Secretary. It was alleged that HHS did not perform cost-comparison studies to justify the change from in-house to contract work, as required by Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, and that HHS employees, whose positions were being abolishe...
Relocation of the OPM Western Executive Seminar Center
124104: May 7, 1984
In response to a congressional request, GAO analyzed the feasibility of moving the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Western Executive Seminar Center from Denver to Grand Junction, Colorado. GAO estimated that relocating the center would cost the Government more than $300,000 in fiscal year 1985 and more than $100,000 in fiscal year 1986. When costs are compared for subsequent years, the chea...
Designation of Senior Employees Subject to Post-Employment Restrictions Under the Ethics in Government Act
GGD-84-62: Published: Apr 26, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the administration of the section of the Ethics in Government Act which concerns the annual designation of senior Federal employees who are restricted from certain types of activities once they leave Federal employment. GAO reviewed the legislation to determine whether it could be streamlined.The act prohibits former senior employees from: (1) r...
Proposed Legislation To Establish a Government Management Assistance Center
B-184260: Published: Jun 9, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 3, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
Impact of Cut in Legislative Branch Appropriations on GAO Operations
B-39772: Published: Jun 26, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Review of the Government Printing Office's Cost Estimate for the Cooperative Map Program
AFMD-83-89: Published: Sep 30, 1983. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO attempted to determine the accuracy of the Government Printing Office (GPO) estimate of the cost of a proposed cooperative map program that would distribute certain maps to depositories for Government publications. In addition, GAO attempted to determine whether GPO has the funds and personnel resources necessary to implement the proposed program.GAO fou...