state relations (41 - 50 of 69 items)
Drug Control: Use of National Guard Aircraft in Counter-Drug Activities
NSIAD-90-205: Published: Sep 7, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed three states' use of National Guard aircraft to fly counter-drug missions, focusing on whether: (1) it was more economical to use National Guard helicopters rather than to contract for commercial helicopters; (2) states conducted cost comparisons of commercial versus government aircraft use in accordance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) C...
The Department of Justice's Efforts to Compile State Crime Statistics
T-GGD-90-33: Published: Apr 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) collection, analysis, and reporting of state crime statistics. GAO noted that: (1) the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) were the principal DOJ agencies responsible for the routine collection and analysis of state crime statistics; (2) DOJ used such information as the bas...
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986: Time Taken by States to Draw Down Formula Grant Funds
GGD-89-78: Published: Jun 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Jul 6, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the distribution of Anti-Drug Abuse Act formula grants, focusing on the: (1) length of time the Departments of Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services (HHS) took to award the grant funds to states; (2) length of time states took to draw down the funds; and (3) organizations to which states awarded the funds.GAO found that: (1) the fede...
Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986: Development of New York's Application for Funds Under the Act
GGD-88-105FS: Published: Jul 8, 1988. Publicly Released: Aug 9, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed New York State's distribution to local governments of $11.5 million in federal grant funds from the Department of Justice to enhance drug control efforts.GAO found that the: (1) Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1986 required that states receiving grant funds consult with state and local officials for input about expenditures; (2) Bureau of Justice Assistance...
Administration of Justice: Assistance to State/Local Governments for Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987
GGD-88-53FS: Published: Mar 2, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 5, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information concerning the Department of Justice's (DOJ) and the Department of the Treasury's assistance to state and local governments for the administration of justice.GAO found that DOJ and Treasury provided: (1) about $245 million and $371 million for fiscal years 1986 and 1987, respectively, to state and local governments; (2) assistance prima...
Occupational Safety & Health: Federal Costs Incurred in Developing Field Sanitation Standard
HRD-88-15FS: Published: Nov 27, 1987. Publicly Released: Dec 16, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the development of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) field sanitation standard for agricultural employers, focusing on: (1) OSHA personnel costs; (2) costs of studies federal agencies and contractors conducted; (3) federal legal costs; (4) costs of printing the standard's draft and final versions; (5) estimat...
Criminal Aliens: INS' Enforcement Activities
GGD-88-3: Published: Nov 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1987.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) law enforcement activities relating to criminal aliens in five cities with large alien populations.GAO found that: (1) all five INS district offices considered alien criminal activity a serious problem; (2) Houston and Los Angeles reported that more than 20 percent of arrests involved foreign-born...
Criminal Justice: Who Should Be Responsible for State Fugitives--the FBI or U.S. Marshals?
GGD-86-115BR: Published: Sep 10, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 15, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the feasibility of transferring the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution (UFAP) program to the U.S. Marshals Service.GAO found that: (1) under the UFAP program, FBI assists state and local governments in apprehending fugitives who have fled to avoid prosecution, custody, confinement, or testimony; (2) the...
Coordination: Referral of Federal Criminal Cases to Local Law Enforcement Agencies
GGD-86-18: Published: Nov 19, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 19, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed whether: (1) state and local law enforcement officials have been overburdened with federally referred criminal cases; and (2) meritorious cases were going unprosecuted.GAO found that: (1) federal agencies did not compile data on the number of criminal complaints, matters, or cases they referred to state and local authorities; (2) data on federal in...