Internal controls (81 - 90 of 165 items)
Legal Services Corporation: More Needs to Be Done to Correct Case Service Reporting Problems
GGD-99-183: Published: Sep 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 27, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined: (1) what efforts the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and its grantees have made to correct problems with case service reporting; and (2) whether these efforts are likely to resolve the case reporting problems that occurred in 1997.GAO noted that: (1) LSC revised its written guidance and issued a new handbook to its grantees to clarify case repo...
DOD T&A System Controls: Military Leave Records and Approval of Leave Requests
AIMD-99-283R: Published: Sep 22, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the internal control requirements in Title 6, "Pay, Leave, and Allowances of the GAO Policy and Procedures Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies" as they relate to the Air Force's Air Mobility Command's employee time and attendance (T&A) system, focusing on whether: (1) military leave records must be maintained in paper form containing handwrit...
Inspectors General: Views on Semiannual Reporting
AIMD-99-203: Published: Aug 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Aug 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the semiannual reporting requirements contained in the Inspector General (IG) Act of 1978, focusing on the: (1) composition of the semiannual reports; and (2) views of a range of individuals--IGs, agency managers, and congressional staff--on the usefulness of the reports and what modifications, if any, should be made to the semiannual reporting req...
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...
Legal Services Corporation: Substantial Problems in 1997 Case Reporting by Five Grantees
GGD-99-135R: Published: Jun 25, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed five of the Legal Services Corporation's (LSC) largest grantees, focusing on whether the grantee: (1) properly documented the client's eligibility; (2) provided legal services within the past year; and (3) reported duplicate cases.GAO noted that: (1) the five grantees as a group reported a total of about 221,000 cases to LSC that were closed during...
District of Columbia Courts: Financial Related Issues for Fiscal Year 1998
T-AIMD/OGC-99-176: Published: May 18, 1999. Publicly Released: May 18, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the issues related to the District of Columbia (DC) Courts' financial operations for fiscal year (FY) 1998, focusing on: (1) identifying DC Courts' total obligations for fiscal years 1996, 1997, and 1998; (2) whether DC Courts had a spending plan for FY 1998, and whether it obligated funds consistent with available resources; (3) why payments to c...
Independent Counsels: Expenditures for Independent Counsels Fiske and Starr
AIMD-99-153R: Published: May 12, 1999. Publicly Released: May 12, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the total expenditures for the investigations conducted by independent counsels Robert B. Fiske, Jr., and Kenneth W. Starr.GAO noted that: (1) independent counsels are required to report their expenditures from the permanent, indefinite appropriation established within the Department of Justice to fund their expenditures; (2) GAO is required to aud...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1998
AIMD-99-105: Published: Mar 31, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO presented the results of its audits of expenditures reported by seven offices of independent counsel for the 6 months ended September 30, 1998, focusing on whether the statements of expenditures complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law.GAO noted that: (1) the statements of expenditures for the offices of independent counsel were relia...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended March 31, 1998
AIMD-98-285: Published: Sep 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of 6 independent counsels for the 6 months ended March 31, 1998, focusing on their reliability, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.GAO noted that: (1) the counsels' statements of expenditures were reliable in all material respects and fairly presented the respective expenditures of their offices...
Independent Counsels: Inquiry Regarding Expenditures
AIMD-98-140R: Published: May 1, 1998. Publicly Released: May 1, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the specificity of expenditure data reported by independent counsels, and the extent to which GAO compiles and maintains itemized information and supporting documentation for the expenditures.GAO noted that: (1) in its most recent audit, GAO reported that the independent counsels' statement of expenditures were reliable in all materi...