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Views on H.R. 3086
121716: Jun 22, 1983
GAO commented on the activities of the U.S. Marshals Service and on H.R. 3086, a bill that would amend existing laws governing the protection of Government witnesses, the performance of U.S. marshal duties, and the fees for serving process and rendering other court-related services. Attention was focused on the Witness Security Program, since recent GAO work showed that the program has enabled som...
Regulations To Prohibit Reimbursement of Political Advocacy Expenses
120685: Mar 1, 1983
Testimony was given concerning Government-wide regulations recently proposed by the administration to control political advocacy or lobbying with appropriated funds by Government contractors and Federally funded non-profit organizations. Four agencies have simultaneously proposed the adoption of identical regulations to prohibit the reimbursement of political advocacy expenses charged to Federal g...
Ex-Service Member Eligibility for Unemployment Compensation
FPCD-82-15: Published: Jan 12, 1982. Publicly Released: Jan 18, 1982.
GAO was asked to provide information concerning changes in the unemployment insurance eligibility for ex-service members. The changes were brought about by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 which altered ex-service member eligibility for unemployment compensation so that military personnel who are allowed to voluntarily leave the service, or are eligible but choose not to reenlist, can...
117396: Oct 1, 1981
The House Appropriations Committee has recommended that GAO concentrate on those studies and investigations which are directly related to reducing waste and inefficiency in the Federal Government. It may be necessary for Congress to review the responsibilities of GAO in the near future to ensure that: (1) it is operating efficiently, (2) it is not overburdened by Congress with unnecessary responsi...
Views on S. 2506
B-198830: Published: Jun 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1980.
No summary is currently available...
Comments on H.R. 224
B-197290: Published: Mar 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed to provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. GAO believes that the bill should be passed to improve the waiver process. It also recommends that the bill be expanded to allow waiver of overpayments of travel and transportation expenses and allowances and relocation expenses. If Congress should adopt this recommendation, GAO is off...
Comments on H.R. 2583
B-197173: Published: Feb 6, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 6, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed which would discontinue civil service annuity payments for periods of employment as a justice or judge of the United States. Currently, retirement benefits for Federal judges and justices are payable when a judge or justice attains age 65 with 15 years of service or age 70 with 10 years of service. Retired justices and judges may be assigned to perform such judicial...
Extending H.R. 3564 and H.R. 4949 to Federal Examining
110546: Oct 10, 1979
The goal of the Federal employment programs is to hire qualified individuals based on merit principles giving everyone an equal opportunity to compete for a job. To achieve this goal various examining procedures have been designed to help assure that the most competent and productive people are employed. GAO supports the intent of both H.R. 3564 and 4949 with respect to improving the quality and a...
Comments on Bills H.R. 4572 and S. 1436 (96th Congress)
LCD-79-433: Published: Sep 13, 1979. Publicly Released: Sep 13, 1979.
The purpose of two bills presently being considered by Congress is to improve the administration of public printing services and distribution of public documents. The bills would terminate the role of the Joint Committee on Printing, and create the Government Printing Office as an independent establishment of the Government, under which the control of all printing and distribution of Government do...
Reform of the Federal Regulation Act of 1979 (S. 262) and the Regulation Reform Act of 1979 (S. 755)
109981: Jul 26, 1979
Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) are different from other Federal employees because agencies are precluded by statute from appraising the ALJ's performance. This uniqueness causes numerous management and accountability problems. GAO is in support of the proposed legislation which addresses the ALJ issues. However, the legislation needs clarification in such areas as the purpose of ALJ appraisal, t...