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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Should Make Greater Efforts To Support Treatment Demonstration Projects
HRD-81-131: Published: Jul 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1981.
GAO reviewed selected activities of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) pertaining to the treatment and rehabilitation of alcohol abusers and alcoholics to assess the management and effectiveness of the directly funded treatment grant program.An NIAAA investment in projects to enhance broader alternative funding sources for alcoholism treatment has contributed to the gro...
Operation of the Copyright Royalty Tribunal
115478: Jun 11, 1981
The Copyright Royalty Tribunal was created to oversee the compulsory licenses provided by the Copyright Act. These included the use of copyrighted materials in coin-operated machines, retransmissions by cable systems of distant broadcasting signals, the use of records in jukeboxes, and the use of music and other creations by noncommercial broadcasters. The Tribunal was to adjust and determine the...
The National Institute of Education Should Further Increase Minority and Female Participation in Its Activities
HRD-81-3: Published: Nov 10, 1980. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1980.
The National Institute of Education (NIE) has undertaken a number of projects to increase the participation of minorities and women in its activities. These projects include the unsolicited proposal program, the small and disadvantaged business utilization program, the minorities' and women's program, and the black college initiatives program. These efforts are designed to increase awareness in NI...
Alternatives to Use of Animals in Research
HRD-80-70: Published: Mar 28, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 28, 1980.
GAO was requested to comment on the feasibility and advisability of a legislative proposal to redirect 50 percent of Federal research funding for developing nonanimal alternatives to research and to review several issues regarding nonanimal alternatives. "Alternatives" is generally defined as not using any laboratory animals, reducing the number of animals required, or refining existing methods to...
States Are Funding Juvenile Justice Projects That Conform to Legislative Objectives
GGD-80-40: Published: Mar 7, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1980.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) has provided formula grants to the States to plan for and fund projects in the juvenile justice and delinquency prevention areas. The funds were appropriated under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the use of funds pr...
Summaries of Conclusions and Recommendations on Department of Defense Operations
OISS-80-1: Published: Jan 21, 1980. Publicly Released: Jan 21, 1980.
A summary is provided of conclusions and recommendations resulting from GAO audits and other review work in the Department of Defense. While the reports have previously brought the matters to the attention of Congress and departmental officials, the summary was compiled to assist congressional committees in their review of budget requests for fiscal year 1981.Reports concerning national defense ar...
Assuring Program Accountability
110918: Nov 15, 1979
The oversight process is the primary vehicle for assuring program accountability in existing programs. Program accountability is achieved through oversight when responsible political leaders: learn about executive actions or programs; judge the adequacy, appropriateness and effectiveness of such actions or programs; and consequently take the necessary action to reform governmental administration,...
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...
The Summer Feeding Program: How to Feed the Children and Stop Program Abuses
CED-77-59: Published: Apr 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1977.
Various aspects of the summer food service program for children were reviewed in light of alleged abuses during program operations in major urban areas. Causes of abuses that had been detected by other groups, including the Departments of Agriculture and Justice, were investigated. The review was conducted at the Food and Nutrition Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., and at the regional offi...
The Use of Training Provided through Formal Courses to Employees of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
102554: Oct 22, 1976
Although most employees of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) who received training during calendar year 1975 use part of their training on the job, there were instances of little or no utilization. A selected sample of 27 employees were interviewed to determine the extent to which training is or may be used on the job and to identify the cause and effect of substantial nonutilizati...