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[Report on Noncompliance with CICA]
B-158766: Published: Jan 29, 1988. Publicly Released: Jan 29, 1988.
Pursuant to a legislative request, GAO presented a summary of its fiscal year (FY) 1987 bid protest activities and reported on federal agencies' compliance with recommendations made in connection with its statutory bid protest function. GAO reported that there were no instances in which federal agencies did not comply with its recommendations. GAO also reported that in FY 1987: (1) it published fi...
Reports Issued in February 1987
133681: Feb 1, 1987
GAO published its monthly digest of reports and testimonies issued in February 1987...
[Report on Noncompliance With CICA]
B-158766: Published: Jan 31, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 31, 1986.
GAO presented a summary of fiscal year 1985 bid protest activity and instances in which a federal agency did not fully implement a recommendation GAO made in discharging its statutory bid protest function. GAO found only two instances where agencies did not strictly comply with recommendations, both of which were decided shortly after the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984 (CICA) bid protest p...
Improving the Management of the Federal Government
125264: Sep 19, 1984
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed current government management improvement efforts and past management reforms, and it focused on two key management areas: human resources and management support systems. The administration has devoted substantial energies to improve management by various means and has recently broadened its efforts to by initiating a long-range program aimed at i...
Procedures and Practices Followed in Obtaining Land Title Evidence
B-168106: Published: Mar 5, 1974. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Use of Government Vehicles for Home-to-Work Transportation
NSIAD-84-27: Published: Dec 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the practice by executive departments and agencies of providing home-to-work transportation to certain employees, focusing on: (1) the amounts of overtime incurred by chauffeurs and drivers and the need for it; (2) the validity of agencies' justification for such transportation; and (3) the cost effectiveness of using alternative methods of tra...
Status of Commerce's Implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Research Coordination Act of 1980
RCED-83-167: Published: Aug 31, 1983. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed implementation efforts of the Chesapeake Bay Research Coordination Act of 1980 at the Department of Commerce.The act's basic objective is to coordinate research of the Chesapeake Bay area and to establish a research board which is required to develop a research plan, periodically review federal research programs pertaining to the Bay, and submit...
Implementation of Section 191 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982
RCED-83-190: Published: Jul 8, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 11, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the implementation of a section of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982 which recommends that Federal agencies take steps to distribute surplus food to hungry people and that State and local governments enact donor liability laws to encourage private cooperative efforts to provide food for the hungry as quickly as possible.GAO found tha...
DOD Can Combat Fraud Better by Strengthening Its Investigative Agencies
AFMD-83-33: Published: Mar 21, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed efforts of the Army, Navy, and Air Force investigative agencies to combat fraud.The Department of Defense (DOD) has four separate criminal investigative agencies to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud in its operations. GAO found that one way these agencies could strengthen their fraud investigations would be to limit them to cases involving sig...
Federal Civilian Agencies' Management of Their Aircraft and Related Services
119509: Sep 23, 1982
GAO discussed the results of its review on the management of aircraft by Federal civilian agencies. In 1977, GAO reported that Federal civilian agencies were acquiring, operating, and managing aircraft independently and without any Government-wide guidance. In a current review, GAO found that, although these agencies spent nearly $500 million to operate aircraft in fiscal year 1981, very little ha...