Funds management (41 - 49 of 49 items)
Proposal to Treasury Department To Change Administration of Compensation of the President Account
B-200513: Published: Jan 7, 1981. Publicly Released: Jan 7, 1981.
GAO comments were requested on a proposal to the Treasury Department to change the administration of the Compensation of the President account. It was proposed that payments from the expense subaccount portion of the compensation account be certified directly by the White House Administrative Office rather than by the Comptroller General. Because the proposal would merely apply administrative proc...
Bureau of Indian Affairs Violated Antideficiency Act in 1977
FGMSD-80-88: Published: Oct 2, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 1980.
A Bureau of Indian Affairs violation of the Antideficiency Act in fiscal year 1977 was an overobligation of at least $186,000, but perhaps as much as $13 million. It was not reported to the Office of Management and Budget and to Congress as required by law, and because problems permitting the violation prevailed throughout most of fiscal 1978, the Bureau may have had another Antideficiency Act vio...
Request for Relief From Liability for DEA Officers
B-191891: Published: Jun 16, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1980.
Relief was requested for all accountable officers at a regional office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from the liability for the loss of $1,500. The loss occurred when 15 one hundred dollar bills out of 650 such bills in a "flash roll" made from Imprest Fund money were replaced by 15 counterfeit one hundred dollar bills. The money was used for investigations and was counted after bei...
Review of Anti-Deficiency Act Violations of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission
FGMSD-80-17: Published: Jan 29, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1980.
GAO was asked to review whether the Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission had violated the Antideficiency Act, and to determine the extent and scope of the services that the Department of the Interior was obligated to provide to the Commission without reimbursement.Interior accounting records showed that the Commission violated the Antideficiency Act during 6 of the 12 months in fiscal 1978...
Improving the Productivity of Federal Payment Centers Could Save Millions
FGMSD-80-13: Published: Feb 12, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1980.
Inefficiencies in processing payments to vendors for goods and services cost the Federal Government millions annually. For example, productivity rates achieved by Federal payment centers in the vendor bill-payment function varied by about 600 percent. Although the bill-payment function is a readily measurable, repetitive process, most payment centers GAO examined did not have productivity measures...
Need To Better Administer the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act's Maintenance-of-Effort Requirement
GGD-78-85: Published: Oct 3, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1978.
The Department of Justice's Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) is authorized to finance nationwide efforts to improve juvenile justice and prevent juvenile delinquency. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 requires that a minimum level of assistance for juvenile delinquency programs be maintained from appropriations made under the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe...
Analysis of Unobligated Balances in the Urban Mass Transportation Fund
107618: Mar 1, 1978
All of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration's (UMTA) programs include grants to state or local governments since UMTA does not itself operate transit services or construct transit facilities. Unexpended balances in the UMTA account at the close of fiscal year 1977 involved $12.6 billion, $9.6 billion of which represented unobligated balances and $3.0 billion of which represented unliquidat...
Is the Administrative Flexibility Originally Provided to the U.S. Railway Association Still Needed?
CED-78-19: Published: Feb 22, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 22, 1978.
The United States Railway Association (USRA) is a non-profit, mixed ownership Government corporation created under the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 to develop and carry out a plan to reorganize bankrupt railroads in the Midwest and Northeast. It has broad discretion in the use of its administrative expense appropriations, and its employees are not Federal Government employees. Therefor...
President's Amnesty Program and Subsequent Department of Justice Actions
GGD-78-39: Published: Jan 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 13, 1978.
Information was presented on the President's pardon proclamation and subsequent Department of Justice actions in response to a request concerning Justice compliance with funding restrictions contained in P.L. 95-26 and P.L. 95-86. The proclamation was immediately effective and entitled individuals did not have to take any action to obtain pardons, but the proclamation excluded persons who committe...