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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...
Needed Changes to the Federal Reports Act
109833: Jun 27, 1979
The Federal Reports Act is unclear on whether or not recordkeeping requirements are subject to central clearance review. Such requirements, although not requiring the submission of data to a federal agency, often impose heavy burdens on the public by requiring the development and maintenance of complex recordkeeping systems. Some key objectives of the Federal Reports Act are to minimize the burden...
Records Management: A Blueprint for Tomorrow
094698: Oct 9, 1978
The amount of internal Government paperwork; the amount of paperwork required of business, State and local governments, and individuals; and the need for preserving individual privacy in Federal records systems were discussed. New technologies and greater demand for personal information by Federal agencies have raised serious questions regarding the potential for invasion of individual privacy. Co...
Data Collected from Non-Federal Sources: Statistical and Paperwork Implications
GGD-78-54: Published: May 17, 1978. Publicly Released: May 17, 1978.
Important paperwork and statistical issues facing the government and the public, including individuals, businesses, and state and local governments, are identified. Statistical issues are concerned with the planning methodology, collection, analysis, tabulation, dissemination, use, and potential use of statistics. Paperwork issues involve the burden placed on those outside the federal government w...
Improvements Still Needed in Fulfilling Federal Reports Act Responsibilities
GGD-77-38: Published: May 25, 1977. Publicly Released: May 25, 1977.
Problems have been encountered by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and by the Department of Labor (DOL) in fulfilling their responsibilities under the Federal Reports Act.A lack of information and staff limitations preclude the Office from adequately assessing the need for data proposed for collection and data collected by federal agencies. The Office is developing a "key word" vocabulary...
Department of Defense's Efforts to Develop and Implement New Military Service Guidelines for Assembling and Reporting Statistical Data on Enlisted Retention
B-160096: Published: Nov 17, 1976. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1976.
The Department of Defense (DOD) has developed new military service guidelines for assembling and reporting statistical data on enlisted retention.Revised instructions for retention rate reports provide for three reporting formats: Quarterly Reenlistment and Retention Rate Report; Quarterly Report on Separation Not Eligible to Reenlist by Reason Not Eligible; and Semi-Annual Report on Reenlistment...