Claims settlement (111 - 120 of 220 items)
Examination of Travel and Leave Transactions in the Accounts of the U.S.S. San Jose
100684: Mar 25, 1977
GAO reviewed selected travel and leave vouchers in the accounts of the U.S.S. San Jose to test the quality of disbursing and related administrative procedures. Entitlements on 60 of 119 vouchers paid from February to July 1976 were examined.Five travel vouchers had over/underpayments totaling $84. Fourteen of 36 leave vouchers had over/undercharges or erroneous delay enroute computations. Fifteen...
Payment of Claims Against the Panama Canal
ID-83-34: Published: Mar 4, 1983. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1983.
During October 1, 1979 to March 31, 1982, the U.S. Attorney for the Panama Canal Zone sent a number of final judgments against the Panama Canal Company by the U.S. District Court for the Canal Zone to GAO for certification and payment from the permanent indefinite appropriation for judgments. The judgments were paid from a permanent judgment appropriation account. GAO reviewed this matter in respo...
[Query Regarding Proposal To Allow Overtime Compensation]
B-195921(VBG): Published: Oct 20, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 7, 1983.
GAO was asked whether decisions handed down by the Office of Personnel Management and GAO necessitated a Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposal to allow overtime compensation to poultry and meat slaughter inspectors for clothes-changing and cleanup activities. FSIS is required to act in accordance with GAO decisions over whether inspectors are entitled to overtime compensation. In a 19...
Comments on H.R. 4709
117343: Jan 26, 1982
Legislation has been proposed that would require the Government to pay interest on overdue payments to agency contractors who, through no fault of their own, experience long delays in receiving payments due from Government agencies. On the basis of prior work, GAO estimates that late payments are costing contractors approximately $150 to $375 million annually. As presently worded, the legislation...
Legislation Authorized Benefits Without Adequate Evidence of Black Lung or Disability
HRD-82-26: Published: Jan 19, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 19, 1982.
GAO was asked to identify whether legislative changes are needed to ensure that black lung benefits are awarded only to miners totally disabled by black lung or to their survivors.In December 1981, Congress passed amendments to the Black Lung Benefits Act which should result in the provision of better evidence to support the approval of future black lung benefit claims. GAO found that, for most ap...
Claim for Loss or Damage of Personal Property
B-202683: Published: Dec 9, 1981. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1981.
GAO was asked whether it had the authority to settle claims related to the loss or damage of the personal property of the occupants of the official residence of the Vice President. GAO has no such authority. However, the Vice President may be compensated for loss or damage to his own personal property occurring incident to his service under the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees' Claims Act...
Claim for Share of Settlement Funds
B-198352: Published: Jun 22, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 22, 1981.
No summary is currently available...
Claim for Reimbursement of Real Estate Expenses
B-195652: Published: Dec 24, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 24, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Treasury Should Keep Better Track of Blocked Foreign Assets
ID-81-01: Published: Nov 14, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1980.
The Department of the Treasury, through the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), regulates commercial and financial transactions with countries hostile to the United States by (1) restricting trade with such countries and their nationals, and (2) blocking their assets which are located in the United States or under U.S. jurisdiction. The restrictions seek to prevent designated hostile countrie...
Claim for Damages Resulting From Automobile Accident
B-197519: Published: Jun 20, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1980.
An individual claimed compensation for damages resulting from an automobile accident which involved an employee of the General Accounting Office. The claim totaled $638 and consisted of 3 items: (1) the deductible portion of the claimant's insurance policy; (2) the claimant's loss of time from work; and (3) car rental expenses. GAO held that an examination of the evidence showed that the claimant...