Appropriations (31 - 40 of 47 items)
Army Inventory: A Single Supply System Would Enhance Inventory Management and Readiness
NSIAD-90-53: Published: Jan 25, 1990. Publicly Released: Jan 25, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed 13 Army retail-level activities' inventory management, focusing on the extent to which the activities identified and reported inventory excesses to the wholesale level for return to the supply system.GAO found that: (1) the retail activities generally did not comply with Army regulations that they report excess inventory; (2) the 13 retail activiti...
Navy Supply: Naval Air Stations Have Inventory Accuracy Problems
NSIAD-90-45: Published: Dec 7, 1989. Publicly Released: Dec 7, 1989.
GAO reviewed the Navy's inventory management procedures and practices at naval air stations, focusing on the Norfolk, North Island, and Oceana Naval Air Stations.GAO found that: (1) 38 percent of the Norfolk station's inventory records and 21 percent of the Oceana station's records included errors; (2) the Navy's system for inventory error evaluation and correction was inadequate, because it had o...
Army Logistics: Use of Long Supply Assets in Depot-Level Repair Programs Could Reduce Costs
NSIAD-90-27: Published: Nov 16, 1989. Publicly Released: Nov 16, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of the Army's inventory operations, focusing on: (1) whether the Army had a program to use long-supply spares and repair parts in depot-level repair programs and, if so, whether the program worked effectively; and (2) the economic advantages of using those assets in repair programs.GAO found that: (1) although the Army developed an a...
Medical Devices: FDA's Implementation of the Medical Device Reporting Regulation
PEMD-89-10: Published: Feb 17, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO examined the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) implementation of the medical device reporting (MDR) regulation to: (1) determine the level of information the regulation generated; (2) describe and assess the principal organizational structures and procedures that FDA used to process MDR reports; (3) evaluate FDA analysis and use of MDR data; and (4) r...
Immigration Reform: Status of Implementing Employer Sanctions After Second Year
GGD-89-16: Published: Nov 15, 1988. Publicly Released: Nov 15, 1988.
In response to a legislative requirement, GAO surveyed implementation and enforcement of the Immigration Reform and Control Act's (IRCA) employer sanction provisions to determine whether the: (1) Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and other federal agencies satisfactorily carried out IRCA; and (2) provisions caused a widespread pattern of discrimination against U.S. citizens or others or...
Inventory Management: Air Force Inventory Accuracy Problems
NSIAD-88-133: Published: May 12, 1988. Publicly Released: Jun 1, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the Air Force's: (1) physical inventory procedures to determine their accuracy and completeness; (2) research into differences between inventory counts and records; and (3) physical security over inventory.GAO found that, although the Air Force has implemented a variety of policies and practices that have improved the Air Force Logistics Command's...
Navy Inventory Management: Inventory Accuracy Problems
NSIAD-88-69: Published: Mar 4, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1988.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the: (1) accuracy of inventories at the Naval Supply Center in Norfolk, Virginia; and (2) management of these inventories by the Navy Ships Parts Control Center (SPCC).GAO found that the Norfolk Center: (1) inconsistently implemented or misinterpreted Department of Defense (DOD) or Navy policies concerning physical inventories, adjustments, causati...
Social Security: Payment Accuracy Rates Are Overstated
HRD-88-10: Published: Oct 29, 1987. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1987.
GAO examined the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Retirement and Survivors Insurance (RSI) program, to determine the: (1) adequacy of SSA payment measurement procedures; (2) accuracy of error rates annually reported for the program; and (3) effects of errors on beneficiaries.GAO found that: (1) although the processes SSA used to measure errors and determine payment accuracy rates were adequa...
Social Security: More Must Be Done To Credit Earnings to Individuals' Accounts
HRD-87-52: Published: Sep 18, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 1987.
GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) process for crediting individuals' earnings to their individual accounts and the effect of uncredited or erroneously credited earnings on individuals' benefits and eligibility and on Social Security trust funds.GAO found that: (1) SSA consistently reported less in earnings than the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the...
Arms Exports: Licensing Reviews for Exporting Military Items Can Be Improved
NSIAD-87-211: Published: Sep 9, 1987. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of State's Office of Munition Control's (OMC) arms export licensing activities and procedures and identified actions OMC took to cope with its increased work load.GAO found that OMC: (1) approved about 90 percent of the license applications it acted on; (2) acted on 80 percent in less than a month; and (3) did not routinely check...