Paperwork reduction (21 - 29 of 29 items)
Paperwork Reduction: Mixed Effects on Agency Decision Processes and Data Availability
PEMD-89-20: Published: Sep 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Oct 12, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) efforts to minimize the burden that information requests placed on the public, focusing on: (1) how OMB handled agency requests for data collection and the timeliness and technical adequacy of its reviews; (2) how OMB policies and practices influenced agencies' decisions to gather information; and (3) the...
Paperwork Reduction: Little Real Burden Change in Recent Years
PEMD-89-19FS: Published: Jun 14, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 21, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the burden of federal paperwork on respondents, focusing on: (1) how the paperwork burden changed over time; (2) the factors that accounted for any changes; (3) the different effects on some groups; and (4) the reasons for any changes in data collection.GAO found that: (1) there was a 27-percent increase in reported paperwork hour...
Information Management: Status of Formerly Approved Paperwork Requests
IMTEC-87-22: Published: Jun 16, 1987. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the extent to which federal agencies are not complying with provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 that concern reviewing and renewing information collection requests.GAO noted that: (1) an information collection request is an agency request for the public to provide information, or to maintain certain kinds of records...
[Status of OMB Implementation of Paperwork Reduction Act]
125821: Jun 13, 1984
GAO submitted for the record a status report of the Office of Management and Budget's implementation of the 39 key tasks listed in a previous report...
The Air Force Can Improve Its Maintenance Information Systems
GGD-83-20: Published: Jan 25, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain maintenance activities at the Air Force to identify where information technology can benefit agencies in terms of economy and efficiency. The review suggested ways to improve Air Force maintenance information management, as well as the Air Force information management program.GAO found that the Air Force spends millions of dollars on dat...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Progress in Meeting Goals Set Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
HRD-83-35: Published: Feb 2, 1983. Publicly Released: Feb 2, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO obtained information on the paperwork burden imposed on the non-Federal sector by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Specifically, GAO was requested to provide information on the nature and extent of paperwork burden reductions claimed by EEOC under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 and the EEOC methodology for estimating its paperwork...
The Department of Labor Has Not Adequately Controlled Office of Job Corps Information Collection Activities
GGD-82-100: Published: Sep 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1982.
GAO reviewed the Department of Labor's Office of Job Corps to determine whether it was carrying out its information collection activities in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. The review was part of a recently completed survey of education-related reporting requirements imposed on the public by federal agencies.GAO found 56 reporting and...
Need for Better Policy and Control Over Public Information Requests
GGD-81-70: Published: Jul 8, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 8, 1981.
In July 1980, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requested that its generic clearance be extended to July 1983. Because of a dramatic increase in the estimated reporting burden, GAO reviewed the NRC controls over information requests made under its generic clearance; other information requests made by NRC program offices were analyzed. The NRC policy related to the use of and control over inf...
Independent Regulatory Agencies Can Reduce Paperwork Burden on Industry
AFMD-81-70: Published: Jul 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1981.
GAO reviewed the progress being made by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), and the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in reducing the accounting and financial reporting burden on industries that they regulate. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 was enacted to impr...