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Elmer B. Staats: Comptroller General of the United States 1966-1981
OP-1-OH: Published: Mar 1, 1987. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1987.
GAO presented a transcript of a videotape interview of Elmer B. Staats, the Comptroller General of the United States from 1966 to 1981, as part of its program to record key government officials' observations and impressions and ensure that the bases for policy decisions and other important events are systematically recorded for posterity...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. III, No. 3
132675: Dec 1, 1986
GAO published a quarterly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the period October through December 1986. The decisions involved civilian and military personnel law and procurement regulation...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Vol. III, No. 1
132514: Oct 1, 1986
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for October 1986. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian personnel law, military personnel law, procurement law, and transportation law...
Panama Canal: Establishment of Commission To Study Sea-Level Canal and Alternatives
NSIAD-86-97BR: Published: Apr 29, 1986. Publicly Released: May 29, 1986.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the establishment of a trilateral commission consisting of the United States, Panama, and Japan to study alternatives to the existing Panama Canal.GAO found that the proposed study, which will examine transportation alternatives in addition to the feasibility of a sea-level canal in Panama, will discharge a 1977 treaty obligation to conduct a...
Publications Issued, July-December 1985
129436: Dec 1, 1985
This bibliography lists reports of GAO audits and surveys of government activities issued from July 1 through December 31, 1985, categorized by government function. In addition, a list is given of testimonies presented by GAO officials before congressional committees and special bibliographies and other publications published during the same period...
Review of the Air Force Practice of Contracting Through the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department To Obligate Funds Prior to End of Fiscal Year
AFMD-84-79: Published: Sep 28, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the legality and of the Air Force practice of using the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Department of State to enter into contracts to satisfy Air Force intelligence requirements for research studies before the end of the fiscal year.GAO found that the Air Force practice of placing orders with other agencies which, in turn, awarded con...
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...
Examination of Disbursing Transactions, U.S.S. Bausell
102184: Apr 18, 1977
A statistical sample of travel vouchers in the accounts of the U.S.S. Bausell were examined to test the quality of disbursing and the reliability of the leave accounting system.Errors were found on about 79 percent of the travel and leave vouchers reviewed. This indicates that administrative and disbursing personnel aboard the ship were unfamiliar with the current leave and travel regulations, or...
Examination of BAQ Payments to Single Navy Members
089656: Sep 25, 1975
No summary is currently available...
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...