Reporting requirements (71 - 80 of 142 items) in Custom Date Range
Information Management: Progress in Implementing the 1996 Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments
GAO-01-378: Published: Mar 16, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 2001.
The Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments, known as e-FOIA, require federal agencies to make certain types of information available for public inspection. GAO reviewed 25 federal agencies and found that they have implemented many of the e-FOIA provisions. However, agencies have not made all required documents electronically available. Furthermore, the Department of Justice and other fed...
Financial Services Regulators: Better Information Sharing Could Reduce Fraud
GAO-01-478T: Published: Mar 6, 2001. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 2001.
The sharing of regulatory and criminal history data among financial services regulators can reduce fraudulent activities. GAO recently reported on several instances in which unscrupulous brokers moved from one financial industry to another. This testimony focuses on (1) systems used by financial regulators for tracking regulatory history data, (2) regulatory history data needed to help prevent ro...
Paperwork Reduction Act: Burden Increases at IRS and Other Agencies
T-GGD-00-114: Published: Apr 12, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), focusing on: (1) the changes in federal paperwork burden since last year's hearing, with particular attention to changes at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); (2) IRS burden-relief initiatives that are directed at small businesses; and (3) PRA violations.GAO noted that: (1) although...
Chief Information Officers: Implementing Effective CIO Organizations
T-AIMD-00-128: Published: Mar 24, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 24, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the role of chief information officers (CIO) in the federal government.GAO noted that: (1) as the federal government moves to fully embrace the digital age and focuses on electronic government initiatives, leadership in the management of the government's information resources is of paramount importance; (2) yet a CIO, alone, cannot ensure the succ...
EPA Paperwork: Burden Estimate Increasing Despite Reduction Claims
GGD-00-59: Published: Mar 16, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 23, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) paperwork burden, focusing on: (1) the general dimensions of EPA's paperwork requirements and the agency's progress toward reducing the burden that those requirements impose; (2) the process that EPA used to develop paperwork burden-hour estimates for its largest information collections as...
Legal Services Corporation: More Needs to be Done to Correct Case Service Reporting Problems
T-GGD-99-185: Published: Sep 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the two reviews that it has completed pertaining to case service reporting (CSR) by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), focusing on: (1) what efforts LSC and its grantees have made to correct case reporting problems; and (2) whether these efforts are likely to resolve the case reporting problems that occurred in 1997.GAO noted that: (1) LSC issu...
Environmental Information: EPA Is Taking Steps to Improve Information Management, but Challenges Remain
RCED-99-261: Published: Sep 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) information management systems, focusing on: (1) recent initiatives designed to help EPA improve the accuracy, completeness, and compatibility of its data; (2) the impact of data gaps and inconsistencies on EPA's ability to evaluate and report on the results of its programs under the Government Performa...
Paperwork Reduction Act: Burden Increases and Unauthorized Information Collections
T-GGD-99-78: Published: Apr 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the implementation of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).GAO noted that: (1) GAO's reports and testimonies all indicate that federal paperwork burden estimates have increased dramatically since the PRA was first enacted in 1980, although some of that increase is due to changes in measurement techniques; (2) agencies' burden estimates have continued...
Defense Information Management: Continuing Implementation Challenges Highlight the Need for Improvement
T-AIMD-99-93: Published: Feb 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the Department of Defense's (DOD) efforts to implement the Clinger-Cohen Act and strengthen its information technology (IT) management processes.GAO noted that: (1) in 1995, GAO designated DOD's effort to streamline its business operations and deploy more efficient and less redundant standard information systems as a high risk area; (2) DOD was sp...
Defense Computers: DOD's Plan for Execution of Simulated Year 2000 Exercises
AIMD-99-52R: Published: Jan 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's plan to execute simulated year 2000 exercises, focusing on: (1) the methodology to be used to simulate the year 2000; (2) the potential information that will be collected as a result of implementing the plan; (3) the adequacy of the planned tests; and (4) assessing the impact that the plan will have on military readine...