Reporting requirements (41 - 50 of 91 items)
FY 2003 Annual Report on the Cooperative Threat Reduction Program
GAO-03-627R: Published: Apr 8, 2003. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 2003.
Under section 1308 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001, the Department of Defense is to submit an annual report to Congress on its Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program no later than the first Monday in February of each year. The Department of Defense, however, submitted its CTR annual report for fiscal year 2003 to Congress on January 8, 2003, more than 11 months a...
Results-Oriented Management: Agency Crosscutting Actions and Plans in Border Control, Flood Mitigation and Insurance, Wetlands, and Wildland Fire Management
GAO-03-321: Published: Dec 20, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 2002.
GAO's work has repeatedly shown that mission fragmentation and program overlap are widespread in the federal government. Implementation of federal crosscutting programs is often characterized by numerous individual agency efforts that are implemented with little apparent regard for the presence and efforts of related activities. GAO has in the past offered possible approaches for managing crosscut...
Drug Courts: Better DOJ Data Collection and Evaluation Efforts Needed to Measure Impact of Drug Court Programs
GAO-02-434: Published: Apr 18, 2002. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 2002.
In exchange for the possibility of dismissed charges or reduced sentences, defendants with substance abuse problems agree to be assigned to drug court programs. In drug courts, judges generally preside over the proceedings; monitor the progress of defendants; and prescribe sanctions and rewards in collaboration with prosecutors, defense attorneys, and treatment providers. Most decisions about drug...
Department of Justice: Status of Achieving Key Outcomes and Addressing Major Management Challenges
GAO-01-729: Published: Jul 26, 2001. Publicly Released: Jul 26, 2001.
This report reviews the Department of Justice's fiscal year 2000 performance report and fiscal year 2002 performance plan required by the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 and assesses Justice's progress in achieving selected key outcomes that were identified as important mission areas. Justice's overall progress toward achieving the key outcomes was difficult to ascertain because gen...
Observations on the Department of Energy's Fiscal Year 1999 Accountability Report and Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001 Performance Plans
RCED-00-209R: Published: Jun 30, 2000. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Energy's (DOE) fiscal year (FY) 1999 performance report and FY 2000/2001 performance plans required by the Government Performance and Results Act.GAO noted that: (1) in its FY 1999 performance report, DOE indicates that it was mostly successful in making progress toward three outcomes; (2) DOE reports it met or exceeded all of its...
Anti-Drug Media Campaign: ONDCP Met Most Mandates, but Evaluations of Impact Are Inconclusive
GGD/HEHS-00-153: Published: Jul 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, focusing on: (1) whether ONDCP provided timely financial reports to Congress; (2) how funds for paid advertising were managed and disbursed; (3) whether ONDCP complied with certain statutory requirements regarding the obligation of funds; (4) what ONDCP...
Managing for Results: The Department of Justice's Initial Efforts to Implement GPRA
GGD-95-167FS: Published: Jun 20, 1995. Publicly Released: Jun 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement and an agency request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) efforts to implement the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA), focusing on the processes used to develop the fiscal year (FY) 1996 mission statement, general goals and objectives, annual performance goals, and performance indicators for each DOJ component.GAO found that: (1)...
Office of Justice Programs: Discretionary Grants Reauthorization
GGD-93-23: Published: Nov 20, 1992. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the discretionary grant programs of four bureaus of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP), focusing on the extent to which: (1) bureaus based grant project awards on competition; (2) bureaus systematically evaluated grant programs to determine their usefulness and effectiveness; and (3) structural and management issues...
Medical Technology: Quality Assurance Needs Stronger Management Emphasis and Higher Priority
PEMD-92-10: Published: Feb 13, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 26, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA): (1) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance program, established to define and enforce quality assurance in medical device manufacturing; and (2) inspections and compliance actions.GAO found that: (1) FDA has changed its interpretation of the original 1978 GMP regulations, shifting to more stringent r...
Victims of Crime Act Grants: Better Reporting Needed for Compensation and Assistance Programs
GGD-92-2: Published: Oct 23, 1991. Publicly Released: Nov 22, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Justice's (DOJ) implementation of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) victim compensation and victim assistance grant programs, administered by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), which provide federal monetary compensation and support services to victims and families of victims of violent crime, focusing on: (1) whether the grants...