Interagency relations (21 - 30 of 62 items)
Land Acquisitions: Agencies Generally Used Similar Standards and Appraisal Methodologies in CALFED and CVPIA Transactions
GAO-02-278R: Published: Jan 23, 2002. Publicly Released: Jan 23, 2002.
Since 1994, the CALFED Delta-Bay and Central Valley Project Improvement Act has provided more than $63 million to buy private lands in California for wetlands mitigation and wildlife enhancement. Federal agencies and nonprofit organizations have acquired 101,800 acres--94,300 acres in full ownership and 7,500 acres in partial interest or easements that restrict how land may be used. The three fede...
USDA Graduate School: Revenue Reporting Needs to Be Improved
GAO-02-5: Published: Oct 15, 2001. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 2001.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Graduate School provides extensive training opportunities to government employees and others. As a nonappropriated fund instrumentality, the Graduate School relies solely on income from the training it offers. During fiscal year 1999, the federal agencies GAO reviewed had 20 interagency agreements with the Graduate School totaling about $5.7 million. The agenci...
GAO's Work at the FBI: Access to Data, Documents, and Personnel
GAO-01-888T: Published: Jun 20, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 2001.
GAO has issued about 50 products during the last five years that include information on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) operations and activities. When GAO initiates work with federal agencies, it formally notifies key officials about the planned review and meets with them to discuss objectives. In the course of its work, GAO routinely receives large amounts of information, some of it...
D.C. Criminal Justice System: Better Coordination Needed Among Participating Agencies
GAO-01-708T: Published: May 11, 2001. Publicly Released: May 11, 2001.
Every criminal justice system faces coordination challenges. However, the unique structure and funding of the D.C. criminal justice system, in which federal and D.C. jurisdictional boundaries and dollars are blended, creates additional challenges. The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) has played a useful role in addressing such coordination challenges, especially in areas in which agenc...
U.S. Atlantic Command: Challenging Role in the Evolution of Joint Military Capabilities
NSIAD-99-39: Published: Feb 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Feb 17, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to improve joint operations, focusing on: (1) the U.S. Atlantic Command's (USACOM) actions to establish itself as the joint force trainer, provider, and integrator of most continental U.S.-based forces; (2) views on the value of the Command's contributions to joint military capabilities; and (3) re...
Drug Control: Planned Actions Should Clarify Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center's Impact
GGD-98-28: Published: Feb 3, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the operations and contributions of the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center (CTAC), focusing on: (1) how CTAC coordinates its counterdrug research and development (R&D) efforts with other federal agencies to address counterdrug R&D needs that are not being met by other agencies and to avoid unnecessary duplication; and (2) what contributions C...
Best Practices: Elements Critical to Successfully Reducing Unneeded RDT&E Infrastructure
NSIAD/RCED-98-23: Published: Jan 8, 1998. Publicly Released: Jan 8, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a number of issues related to the federal government's research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) infrastructure, focusing on: (1) the condition of the existing infrastructure; (2) the approaches used by organizations outside of the federal government to realign RDT&E infrastructure; and (3) a comparison of those approaches to federal agen...
Drug Control: Reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy
T-GGD-97-97: Published: May 1, 1997. Publicly Released: May 1, 1997.
GAO discussed the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), focusing on: (1) its recent work on federal drug control efforts; (2) ONDCP's efforts to implement performance measures; (3) ONDCP's anticipated actions to lead the development of a centralized lessons-learned data system for drug control activities; and (4) whether ONDCP, which is scheduled to expire in September 1997, should be re...
Customs Service: Office of International Affairs
NSIAD-97-146R: Published: Apr 25, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 25, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Customs Service's Office of International Affairs, focusing on: (1) OIA's overall mission and organization; (2) the nature and extent of OIA's activities; (3) OIA's relationship with other offices within Customs; (4) OIA's budgetary and staffing resources; (5) OIA's management and improvement efforts and system for measuring and...
GPRA: Managerial Accountability and Flexibility Pilot Did Not Work As Intended
GGD-97-36: Published: Apr 10, 1997. Publicly Released: Apr 10, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Government Performance and Results Act's (GPRA) implementation during the initial pilot phase, fiscal years (FY) 1994 to 1996, focusing on: (1) whether the managerial accountability and flexibility pilot worked as intended and the reasons why it did or did not; and (2) the lessons learned from this pilot and their possible impl...