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Assessment of Federal Agency Compliance With the Service Contract Act
HRD-82-59: Published: Jul 21, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 29, 1982.
In response to a congressional request, GAO made a followup review on a report which evaluated Federal agencies' compliance with the Service Contract Act and the Department of Labor's implementation of regulations. The Act requires that, when a Federal contract is in excess of $2,500 and its purpose is to furnish services within the United States using service employees, those employees are to be...
Allegations of Wasteful Spending at the Naval Air Station, Lemoore, CA
PLRD-82-99: Published: Jul 9, 1982. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed allegations of wasteful spending at a naval air station. GAO was asked to determine: (1) whether the Navy spent over $4000 for furniture which was placed in a house and used by a Navy official for a single night, (2) how often the aforementioned house had been used before the official's visit and whether it has been used since that visit, and (3) w...
President's Seventh Special Message for Fiscal Year 1982
OGC-82-8: Published: Feb 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1982.
The President's seventh special message for fiscal year 1982 was transmitted to Congress.The special message proposed three new deferrals of budget authority totaling $1,758.3 million and revisions to 11 previously reported deferrals totalling $191.3 million. GAO identified no additional information that would be useful to Congress. GAO believes that the proposed deferrals are in accordance with e...
The Government Should Buy More Fuel-Efficient Trucks and Truck Tractors
EMD-80-27: Published: Feb 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 21, 1980.
In its continuing review of how Federal agencies have attempted to conserve energy, GAO surveyed the extent to which the Government was buying fuel-efficient commercial trucks and truck tractors. Currently, the Federal Government operates the largest fleet of commercial medium and heavy duty vehicles in the United States. Previous work indicated that the Government's use of fuel-efficient componen...
Comments on H.R. 5525
B-195505: Published: Jan 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 4, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed which concerns the procurement and supply of personal property and nonpersonal services by the General Services Administration. Some of the bill's provisions are broadly drafted and could have a far-reaching impact on well-established aspects of the Federal procurement process. The bill is intended solely to respond to a GAO report on the multiple award schedule progr...
GAO Efforts Related to the Problem of Fraud in the Government
110734: Oct 30, 1979
Information was provided on GAO efforts to prevent fraud in Government programs. It was determined that the essential elements of an effort to combat fraud should include: (1) procedures to assess the vulnerability of the programs in question to see if the agencies were aware of the susceptibility of their programs to fraudulent schemes; (2) the comprehensive collection and analysis of information...
Actions of Federal Agencies To Resolve Auditors' Findings
094381: Mar 21, 1979
No summary is currently available...
Use Of Government Excess Personal Property By Non-Federal Entities
LCD-76-207: Published: Sep 15, 1975. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1975.
Pursuant to a congressional request GAO examined the various uses made of federal excess property which is transferred outside the federal government before it becomes surplus and thus available for donation under the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949.GAO noted that: (1) government personal property no longer needed by the using agency is declared excess and is made availabl...
Holiday Administration Overseas: Improvement Needed To Achieve More Equitable Treatment of Employees
ID-75-42: Published: Mar 17, 1975. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1975.
No summary is currently available...