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Paperwork Reduction Act: Opportunity to Strengthen Government's Management of Information and Technology
T-AIMD/GGD-94-126: Published: May 19, 1994. Publicly Released: May 19, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act and the proposed reauthorization compromise. GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies have difficulties in managing and using information technology; (2) the federal government can learn from successful private organizations and state governments on how to manage information technology as an integral p...
Paperwork Reduction: Reported Burden Hour Increases Reflect New Estimates, Not Actual Changes
PEMD-94-3: Published: Dec 6, 1993. Publicly Released: Jan 5, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the burden of federal paperwork, focusing on: (1) the changes in paperwork burden between 1987 and 1992; (2) the factors that contribute to changes in paperwork burden; (3) how some groups have been affected by information collections; and (4) the reasons for information collection changes.GAO found that: (1) between 1987 and 1992, t...
Information Resources: USDA Lacks Data on Major Computer Systems
AIMD-94-31: Published: Oct 21, 1993. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Agriculture's (USDA) development of computer systems with life-cycle costs greater than $25 million.GAO found that: (1) USDA has 17 major computer systems under development with total life-cycle costs of $6.3 billion and two other major initiatives in early planning stages; (2) the major information technology modernization progra...
Banks and Thrifts: Cause of Federal Regulators' Delays in Releasing Timely Call Report Data
IMTEC-91-26BR: Published: Feb 26, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) federal bank and thrift regulators' automated processes for collecting, producing, and distributing call report data; and (2) causes of and regulators' responses to recent delays experienced in releasing such information.GAO found that: (1) banks and thrifts transmitted the data electronically via computer links or sent it manua...
Federal Information Resources Management Act (S. 1742)
T-IMTEC-90-3: Published: Feb 21, 1990. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1990.
GAO discussed proposed legislation and recent activities regarding federal paperwork reduction and comprehensive information management. GAO noted that: (1) the proposed legislation would encourage effective information management by directing each agency's chief information official to establish formal training programs; (2) federal agencies needed to adopt a strategic approach in developing info...
Arms Exports: Licensing Reviews for Exporting Military Items Can Be Improved
NSIAD-87-211: Published: Sep 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's Office of Munition Control's (OMC) arms export licensing activities and procedures and identified actions OMC took to cope with its increased work load.GAO found that OMC: (1) approved about 90 percent of the license applications it acted on; (2) acted on 80 percent in less than a month; and (3) did not routinely check...
Energy Information Administration's Proposed Energy Company Financial Reporting System Collection Form
B-178205.42: Published: Mar 15, 1979. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
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OMB Actions Show Progress in Implementing the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
IMTEC-84-24: Published: Sep 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on whether: (1) the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is making progress in implementing the Paperwork Reduction Act; (2) OIRA should be reauthorized; (3) conflicts exist between a 6-year program to improve the management and administrative systems across the federal governmen...
Guidance Needed If Better Freedom of Information Act Cost Reports Are Desired
GGD-83-71: Published: Jun 22, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted a study of the cost of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), particularly indirect costs such as the costs of litigation, document review, policymaking, training, and other properly allocable costs.Although GAO identified over $61 million in annual FOIA costs, its study showed that FOIA costs cannot be measured with precision due to an absence...
Views of GAO on the Information Resources Management Principles Established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
115376: May 20, 1981
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is landmark legislation with tremendous potential for improving the Federal Government's information management activities. As an early supporter of the Act, GAO participated extensively in efforts leading to its passage. While the legislation initially stemmed from a growing concern about paperwork burdens imposed on the public, during the legislative process C...