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SEC's Efforts To Find Lost and Stolen Securities
GGD-84-42: Published: May 18, 1984. Publicly Released: May 18, 1984.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintains a program to find securities, such as stocks and bonds, that financial institutions and their customers report as lost or missing. GAO reviewed the SEC program to determine its effectiveness in finding such securities.SEC requires financial institutions to register under the program. Registration entitles institutions to report lost or stolen...
124179: May 16, 1984
A speech was given to the Washington Chapter of the National Association of Accountants on the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) efforts to combat taxpayer noncompliance. The Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) has attempted to solve some problems of taxpayer noncompliance by expanding and improving information reporting requirements and granting special enforcement authority to IRS. P...
Comments on the Public Disclosure of Lobbying Act of 1978
B-129874: Published: Mar 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1978.
GAO provided comments on the "Public Disclosure of Lobbying Act of 1978."...
Public Disclosure of Lobbying Act of 1977
B-129874: Published: Feb 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Feb 13, 1978.
This document discusses H.R. 8494, entitled the "Public Disclosure Lobbying Act of 1977," which would replace the lobbying disclosure law, the Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act, with a comprehensive new statute defining the organizations that must register and report as lobbyists and specifically describing the information that those organizations must disclose. The bill would provide the investi...
Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
102837: Aug 2, 1977
The proposed bill S. 1785 would eliminate most of the ineffectiveness of the present Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act. Various threshold tests would define the organizations that must register and report as lobbyists and the information they must disclose. The most important provisions of the bill for eliminating weaknesses in the present law deal with enforcement. The Comptroller General would...