Paperwork reduction (41 - 50 of 70 items)
Extending the Authorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
123816: Apr 4, 1984
GAO discussed the reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) implementation of the act, and a proposal to amend the act. GAO believes that OMB has made significant progress in implementing the act. OMB has issued a 5-year automatic data processing (ADP) and telecommunications plan which it believes will bring about effective ADP and telecomm...
Relation of Independent Regulatory Agencies to Paperwork Reduction Program
B-180224: Published: Apr 19, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 10, 1984.
No summary is currently available...
[Proposed OMB Rules To Implement the Paperwork Reduction Act]
B-180224: Published: Aug 24, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 24, 1983.
GAO commented on rules proposed by the Office of Management and Budget to implement the Paperwork Reduction Act. GAO stated that it did not appear necessary or desirable to add any further exemption for reports related to civil rights enforcement to the act at this time...
Oversight and Reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act
121311: May 6, 1983
GAO discussed the oversight and reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has made some progress toward implementing the act, especially in the area of reducing Federal paperwork burdens; however, it has fallen behind schedule in meeting statutory milestones for completing other task requirements. GAO believes that OMB needs to provide stronger leade...
More Guidance and Controls Needed Over Federal Recordkeeping Requirements Imposed on the Public
GGD-83-42: Published: Apr 28, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1983.
GAO reviewed compliance with a provision of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, which requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop standards relating to federally imposed record retention requirements, to determine whether the government has acted to reduce the impact of those requirements.GAO found that some businesses are confused about the length of time they must keep records...
Reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act
121236: Apr 27, 1983
Testimony was given on the reauthorization of the Paperwork Reduction Act. GAO supports the act's reauthorization because of its great potential for achieving substantial savings, increased productivity, and improved service delivery. GAO found that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has made some progress toward implementing the act, especially in reducing federal paperwork burdens. Howeve...
Implementing the Paperwork Reduction Act: Some Progress, but Many Problems Remain
GGD-83-35: Published: Apr 20, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 26, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) progress in implementing the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980.The Paperwork Reduction Act established broad objectives for improving the management of all federal information resources. The act established the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within OMB and charged the Director, OMB,...
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...
[The Paperwork Reduction Act: Two Years Later]
120648: Feb 17, 1983
GAO provided background on the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980, discussed its present status of implementation, and reviewed upcoming events that are considered crucial to its implementation. The law is intended to: (1) provide a discipline in which Federal agencies would improve the management of their information resources; (2) integrate the establishment of information policies; (3) strengthen...
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...