Paperwork reduction (31 - 40 of 70 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: Criteria for Assessing Agency Performance Are Limited
IMTEC-87-43BR: Published: Sep 24, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 27, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the effectiveness of actions federal agencies have taken to implement the Paperwork Reduction Act's information resources management requirements.GAO found that: (1) some federal agencies continue to have information resources management problems; and (2) agency criteria for compliance focus on specific agency responsibilities described in the act...
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...
Statistical Reports: Information on Standard Industrial Classification Codes
GGD-87-34BR: Published: Jan 30, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rulemaking process to determine: (1) how EPA used standard industrial classification (SIC)-coded data in developing regulations; (2) whether EPA identified the impact of regulations on small industries; and (3) whether the EPA regulatory process had an adverse impact on the handmade glass industry. GAO...
[Question Concerning Arizona State Taxes]
B-220977: Published: Jan 15, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 18, 1986.
No summary is currently available...
The Veterans Administration's Organizational Structure for Managing Computer Resources Complies With the Paperwork Reduction Act
IMTEC-85-6: Published: Mar 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Veterans Administration's (VA) current organizational structure for managing computer resources to determine whether VA was complying with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Under the act, each federal agency must designate one senior official to manage the agency's computer resources, and there was concern that VA had designated two officials instea...
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...
Information Value and Cost Measures for Use as Management Tools
125267: Jul 1, 1984
This article presented approaches for establishing and measuring the value and cost of information and how this analysis can be used as a management tool in information resource management. Also, some information problems and how they reduce information value and increase its costs were discussed...