Agencies' Annual Performance Plans Under the Results Act:
An Assessment Guide to Facilitate Congressional Decisionmaking
GGD/AIMD-10.1.18: Published: Feb 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 1, 1998.
GAO published an assessment guide to facilitate congressional use of agencies' performance plans developed under the Government Performance and Results Act, focusing on the: (1) annual performance goals and measures for each agency's program activities; (2) strategies and resources needed to achieve annual performance goals; (3) procedures the agency will use to verify and validate its performance data; and (4) issues that need to be addressed, and key assessment questions that can help congressional users elicit the cost and performance information on the Results Act's planning and reporting requirements as well as related guidance on annual performance plans.