Federal agency reorganization (31 - 33 of 33 items)
Department of Homeland Security: Challenges and Steps in Establishing Sound Financial Management
GAO-03-1134T: Published: Sep 10, 2003. Publicly Released: Sep 10, 2003.
Based on its budget, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the largest entity in the federal government that is not subject to the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990. The department, with an estimated $39 billion in assets, an almost $40 billion fiscal year 2004 budget request, and more than 170,000 employees, does not have a presidentially appointed CFO subject to Senate confirmati...
Contract Management: INS Contracting Weaknesses Need Attention from the Department of Homeland Security
GAO-03-799: Published: Jul 25, 2003. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 2003.
With annual obligations for goods and services totaling $1.7 billion, the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) is one of the largest of 23 entities coming into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). INS's procurement organization will continue to acquire goods and services under DHS. GAO was asked to review INS's contracting processes to assess whether INS has an adequate infrastructur...
Homeland Security: Information Sharing Responsibilities, Challenges, and Key Management Issues
GAO-03-715T: Published: May 8, 2003. Publicly Released: May 8, 2003.
The Homeland Security Act of 2002, which created the Department of Homeland Security, brought together 22 diverse organizations to help prevent terrorist attacks in the United States, reduce the vulnerability of the United States to terrorist attacks, and minimize damage and assist in recovery from attacks that do occur. To accomplish this mission, the act established specific homeland security re...