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Congressional Review Act: Update on Implementation and Coordination
T-OGC-98-55: Published: Jun 17, 1998. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1998.
GAO discussed its experience in fulfilling its responsibilities under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) and its efforts to coordinate implementation of the Act with the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).GAO noted that: (1) under CRA two types of rules, major and nonmajor, must be submitted to both Houses of Congress and GAO before either can tak...
Congressional Review Act: Implementation and Coordination
T-OGC-98-38: Published: Mar 10, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 10, 1998.
GAO discussed its experience in fulfilling its responsibilities under the Congressional Review Act (CRA).GAO noted that: (1) its primary role under the CRA is to provide Congress with a report on each major rule concerning GAO's assessment of the promulgating federal agency's compliance with the procedural steps required by various acts and Executive orders governing the regulatory process; (2) th...
Federal Lobbying: Comments on the Adequacy of Federal Lobbying Laws
T-GGD-93-49: Published: Sep 30, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1993.
GAO discussed its views on the adequacy of federal lobbying laws and regulations, focusing on: (1) whether sufficient data exist to identify the lobbying activities of former senior government officials or members of Congress; (2) the number of former congressional members and senior officials involved in lobbying activities in the last 3 years; and (3) the extent of lobbying activities in the leg...
Child Labor: Work Permit and Death and Injury Reporting Systems in Selected States
HRD-92-44FS: Published: Mar 16, 1992. Publicly Released: Mar 16, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO compared how state certification procedures for child labor differ from the federally-mandated child labor work permit system that would be established under the Child Labor Amendments of 1992, focusing on: (1) how state work permit systems in three states differ from the type of system that the proposed legislation would require; and (2) changes those stat...
Drug Control: Implementation of the Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act of 1988
GGD-91-56BR: Published: Apr 3, 1991. Publicly Released: May 8, 1991.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA) implementation of the Chemical Diversion and Trafficking Act of 1988 (CDTA), enacted to increase the regulation and detection of legally manufactured chemicals used to manufacture and process illegal drugs.GAO found that: (1) CDTA did not require chemical handlers to register with the federal government;...
Prevention, Detection, and Reporting of Financial Irregularities
T-AFMD-90-27: Published: Aug 2, 1990. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1990.
GAO discussed the need for better prevention, detection, and reporting of financial irregularities in public companies subject to the Securities Exchange Act. GAO noted that: (1) company management, independent auditors, and government regulators all play a significant role in ensuring corporate accountability; (2) it had previously recommended numerous auditing and financial reporting improvement...
Oversight Hearings on Asset Forfeiture Programs
T-GGD-90-56: Published: Jul 24, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's and the U.S. Customs Service's asset forfeiture programs. GAO found that: (1) the volume of seized assets has increased from $33 million in 1979 to $1.4 billion in 1989; (2) inadequate management information has caused deficiencies in providing accurate and timely data; (3) a lack of adequate staff with property management expertise made it difficult to ef...
Asset Forfeiture: Legislation Needed to Improve Cash Processing and Financial Reporting
GGD-90-94: Published: Jun 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 19, 1990.
GAO reviewed aspects of the Department of Justice's and the U.S. Customs Service's asset forfeiture program, focusing on the need for Congress to enact legislative changes designed to speed up processing of seized cash and increase congressional and agency oversight.GAO found that: (1) Justice and Customs must judicially forfeit cash seizures over $100,000, even though 89 percent of all judicially...
National Security Review of Two Foreign Acquisitions in the Semiconductor Sector
T-NSIAD-90-47: Published: Jun 13, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 13, 1990.
GAO discussed the Committee for Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review process for two foreign investments and commented on proposed legislation relating to GAO access to certain kinds of government data on foreign investment. GAO found that: (1) the acquisitions of two major semiconductor companies showed inconsistencies in U.S. defense technology policy; (2) the CFIUS case-by-cas...
Defense Production Act: Offsets in Military Exports and Proposed Amendments to the Act
NSIAD-90-164: Published: Apr 19, 1990. Publicly Released: May 24, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the interagency process used to prepare the 1988 report on offsets in military exports; (2) the use of economic models to measure the impact of offsets; and (3) information on proposed amendments to the Defense Production Act.GAO found that: (1) agencies used an informal process to prepare the 1988 offsets report because they had no guidelines...