Justice and Law Enforcement:
[Response to Question About Use of Appropriated Funds To Hire Additional Probation Officers]
B-219721: Published: Aug 18, 1986. Publicly Released: Aug 18, 1986.
GAO commented on whether the Administrative Office of the United States Courts could use appropriated funds to hire additional probation office personnel for performing pretrial services. GAO concurred with the agency's determination that it was not restricted by law from using appropriated funds for hiring additional personnel.