Interagency relations (31 - 40 of 63 items)
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...
CEC Sale of Federal Spectrum
NSIAD-97-40R: Published: Nov 13, 1996. Publicly Released: Nov 13, 1996.
GAO provided information on the effects of the transfer of certain radio frequencies on the Navy's Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) Program. GAO noted that: (1) the government conducts about 90 percent of its radio frequency operations below 3.1 gigahertz, but only has exclusive use of 17 percent of the spectrum; (2) the federal government is required to provide a span of radio frequencies...
Federal Law Enforcement: Information on Certain Agencies' Criminal Investigative Personnel and Salary Costs
T-GGD-96-38: Published: Nov 15, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed: (1) the composition and salary costs of certain federal law enforcement personnel; and (2) duplication of effort among federal agencies with criminal investigative authority. GAO noted that: (1) as of March 31, 1995, 33 federal agencies had 65,194 civilian employees covered by law enforcement retirement or special pay; (2) annual salary costs for...
Restoring the Everglades: Public Participation in Federal Efforts
RCED-96-5: Published: Oct 24, 1995. Publicly Released: Oct 24, 1995.
Pursuant to congressional requests, GAO reviewed: (1) federal efforts to involve nonfederal stakeholders in environmental restoration efforts in South Florida; and (2) the lessons learned about federal and nonfederal collaboration and consensus-building in South Florida that might be applicable elsewhere.GAO found that: (1) federal agencies have involved nonfederal stakeholders in their environmen...
INS Drug Task Force Activities: Federal Agencies Supportive of INS Efforts
GGD-94-143: Published: Jul 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) participation in the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF), focusing on INS: (1) staffing and efforts for OCDETF in pilot cities and nonpilot cities; and (2) responsiveness to inquiries from law enforcement organizations and participation in OCDETF criminal investigations.GAO found t...
Motor Vehicle Regulations: Regulatory Cost Estimates Could Be Improved
RCED-92-110: Published: Jul 9, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 19, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the: (1) methods federal agencies and the automobile industry use to calculate the cost of proposed automobile safety, emissions, and fuel economy regulations; and (2) extent to which federal agencies coordinate and exchange information on the total regulatory costs in any one year.GAO found that: (1) regulatory cost estimates made by federal agen...
[Report on Noncompliance with CICA]
B-158766: Published: Jan 31, 1992. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1992.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reported on each instance that a federal agency did not fully implement a GAO recommendation in connection with a bid protest decided during fiscal year 1991. GAO noted that: (1) federal agencies implemented GAO recommendations in all instances; (2) the number of protests received increased over the previous year and totalled 3,157; and (3) the number of...
Program Fraud: Implementation of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986
AFMD-91-73: Published: Sep 13, 1991. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' implementation of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986 (PFCRA) which provides agencies with an administrative remedy for small-value fraud cases that the Department of Justice declines to pursue under criminal and civil statutes prohibiting false claims and statements.GAO found that: (1) the eight agencies reviewed issued...
Drug Enforcement: Improving Management of Assistance to High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas
T-GGD-91-53: Published: Jul 25, 1991. Publicly Released: Jul 25, 1991.
GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) administration of federal assistance to localities with severe drug trafficking problems, focusing on: (1) the extent to which decisions on how best to spend High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) funds were based on collaboration among federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; (2) how the $25 million in fiscal year...
Federal Agencies Need SSA's Death Information To Avoid Erroneous Payments
T-HRD-91-6: Published: Feb 6, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1991.
GAO discussed federal agencies' use of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) death information to help in their efforts to remove deceased persons from their benefit rolls. GAO noted that: (1) only three federal agencies obtained and used SSA voluntarily reported death information; (2) no federal agencies received the death information SSA purchased from states, although SSA was negotiating a...