Information resources management (31 - 39 of 39 items)
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...
Implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act Public Law 96-511
118827: Apr 14, 1982
In testimony before a congressional subcommittee, GAO stated that progress toward achieving the Paperwork Reduction Act's objectives has been slow. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has failed to provide the forceful leadership and guidance needed to create the momentum for timely and effective implementation. Although OMB has successfully effected paperwork reduction in many areas of the...
Audit and Management Responsibilities for the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
116775: Nov 19, 1981
The paperwork burden on the public places a high cost on the economy, individual businesses, public and private institutions, the general public, and the Federal Government. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 is the first piece of legislation that deals with the need for comprehensive management of information and related resources within the Federal Government on a broad and integrated scale. Th...
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...
GAO Role in Making Information Management Work
115127: May 5, 1981
The role of GAO was discussed in implementing the information resources management principles established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980. GAO participated extensively in the efforts leading to passage of the Act and plans to continue its efforts to aid in its implementation, consistent with the wishes of Congress. While the legislation initially stemmed from a growing concern about the bur...
Proposed Substitute Bill for S. 1411
B-182087: Published: Jul 25, 1980. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on H.R. 6410
B-182087: Published: Mar 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1980.
The most important benefit from H.R. 6410, a paperwork reduction bill, will be improvements in Federal information management. GAO believes that effective implementation of the bill will provide the basis for long-term improvements. It provides, for the first time, the statutory authority, the responsibility, and the fixed accountability for Government-wide information management in the Office of...
H.R. 6410, the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
111525: Feb 7, 1980
Proposed legislation, H.R. 6410, would create a central office in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) responsible for setting Government-wide information policies and for providing oversight for the agencies' information management activities. The activities covered by the bill include reports clearance and paperwork control, statistics, privacy, automatic data processing, telecommunications...
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...