Appropriated funds (51 - 60 of 60 items)
Funding Gaps Jeopardize Federal Government Operations
PAD-81-31: Published: Mar 3, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 3, 1981.
Interruptions in federal agency funding at the beginning of the fiscal year (FY) and operations on continuing resolutions have become the norm rather than the exception. During the normal deliberations process on appropriations for FY 1981, it became clear that a funding gap might develop. In response to the President's request for an opinion on the Antideficiency Act, the Attorney General ruled t...
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...
Government Agencies Need Effective Planning To Curb Unnecessary Year-End Spending
PSAD-80-67: Published: Jul 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1980.
The problems associated with yearend surges in government spending are of concern to both Congress and the President. In fiscal year 1979, major civilian agencies spent about $336 billion, and spent 21 percent of that in the last 2 months of the fiscal year. A review was undertaken to determine the extent and causes of yearend spending in these agencies and departments, and possible legislative co...
Improper Blocking of U.S. Funds by Office of Foreign Assets Control
ID-79-52: Published: Oct 4, 1979. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1979.
Before October 1973, the Department of Defense (DOD) supplied petroleum, oil, and lubricants to the Republic of Vietnam directly by open market purchases from major international suppliers out of appropriated funds under Defense Supply Agency contracts. When the Arab oil-producing countries embargoed the United States and other Western nations, a DOD plan for circumventing the embargo was establis...
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...
Internal Audit Coverage of Financial Matters in the Department of Justice
FGMSD-77-28: Published: May 13, 1977. Publicly Released: May 13, 1977.
A review of the Department of Justice audit operations concentrated on the Internal Audit Staff, one of three audit organizations in Justice.The staff's primary emphasis was on the Federal Prison System, although it represented only 14 percent of Justice's fiscal year 1976 appropriations. Only 11 of 160 audit reports dealt with the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and the Federal Bureau o...
Legislative Control Over Expenditures
091125: Jan 1, 1971
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Spring 1971...
Report on Southwestern Power System and Related Activities of the Corps of Engineers (Civil Functions) and Southwestern Power Administration for Fiscal Years 1960 and 1961
B-125031: Published: May 22, 1963. Publicly Released: May 22, 1963.
The General Accounting Office has made an audit of selected activities of the Corps of Engineers (Civil Functions), Department of the Army, in the southwestern area of the United States, and the Southwestern Power Administration, Department of the Interior, for the fiscal years 1960 and 1961. This audit was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C. 53) and the Accounting and...
Report on United States Study Commission on the Neches, Trinity, Brazos, Colorado, Guadalupe, San Antonio, Nueces, and San Jacinto River Basins and Intervening Areas, Texas, August 28, 1958-1962
B-146776: Published: Mar 07, 1963. Publicly Released: Mar 07, 1963.
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