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Vehicle Safety: Opportunities Exist to Enhance NHTSA's New Car Assessment Program
GAO-05-370: Published: Apr 29, 2005. Publicly Released: Apr 29, 2005.
In 2003, 42,643 people were killed and more than 2.8 million people were injured in motor vehicle crashes. Efforts to reduce fatalities on the nation's roadways include the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program. Under this program, NHTSA conducts vehicle crash and rollover tests to encourage manufacturers to make safety improvements to new vehic...
Juvenile Justice: OJJDP Reporting Requirements for Discretionary and Formula Grantees and Concerns About Evaluation Studies
GAO-02-23: Published: Oct 30, 2001. Publicly Released: Nov 29, 2001.
Although national rates of violent juvenile crime and youth victimization have declined during the past five years, critical problems affecting juveniles, such as drug dependency, the spread of gangs, and child abuse and neglect, persist. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has funded various demonstration, replication, research and evaluation, and training and techni...
Securities and Exchange Commission: Reviews of Accounting Matters Related to Public Filings
GAO-01-718: Published: Jun 14, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2001.
This report reviews the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) resolution of accounting issues submitted by companies that have or are contemplating publicly traded securities. Companies are required by law to register their securities with SEC by filing a registration statement. This statement must contain financial and other information on the securities and the issuer. SEC's Office of the C...
District of Columbia: Comments on Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Report
GAO-01-804: Published: Jun 8, 2001. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 2001.
The District of Columbia's fiscal year 2000 performance report is an improvement in that it meets some of the statutory requirements that the previous year's report did not. However, the extensive changes that the District made to its fiscal year 2000 performance goals during the fiscal year undermine the report's usefulness because the District did not include critical information needed by Congr...
Observations on the Fiscal Year 1999 Annual Program Performance Report and Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001 Annual Performance Plans for Selected Science Agencies Within the Department of Commerce
GGD-00-197R: Published: Sep 25, 2000. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Commerce's fiscal year (FY) 1999 Annual Program Performance Report and the FY 2000 and FY 2001 plans for selected science-related agencies, focusing on whether: (1) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Technology Administration (TA) sections of Commerce's FY 1999 performance report and FY 2000 and FY...
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...
United States Capitol Police: 1999 Financial Audit Highlights Need to Address Internal Control Weaknesses
AIMD-00-153: Published: May 15, 2000. Publicly Released: May 15, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United States Capitol Police's (USCP) fiscal year (FY) 1999 financial statement audit, focusing on USCP's: (1) effectiveness of the safeguarding, compliance, and financial reporting controls; (2) compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations; (3) receipt and use of FY 1999 appropriated funds as reflected in a statement of receipts...
District of Columbia Government: Performance Report's Adherence to Statutory Requirements
GGD-00-107: Published: Apr 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the District of Columbia's annual performance report contained all the information required by law and, if not, why. This report transmits GAO's comments on the Mayor's performance report for fiscal year (FY) 1999, which was due on March 1, 2000, but was issued on March 7, 2000.GAO noted that: (1) the Mayor's performance report does not c...
U.S. Customs Service: Office of Investigations Case Management Problems
GGD-99-121: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the Customs Service's Office of Investigations (OI) follows its case management policies and procedures. GAO visited two Special Agent in Charge (SAC) offices to determine whether: (1) agents were entering statistics in the case management database; (2) first-line supervisors were reviewing investigative case files quarterly; (3) agents c...
National Airspace System: Status of Wide Area Augmentation System Project
RCED-98-79: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the status of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) project, focusing on: (1) whether the Secretary of Transportation's report provides a complete assessment of FAA's risks in developing the WAAS project; and (2) how alternative assumptions would affect WAAS' benefit-cost analysis of January 1998.GAO not...