ADP Budget:

Defense Logistics Agency's Automated Information Systems Budget Request

IMTEC-88-50BR: Published: Sep 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Oct 25, 1988.

Additional Materials:


William S. Franklin
(202) 512-6234


Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800

In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA) fiscal year (FY) 1989 budget requests for selected general-purpose automated information systems.

GAO found that: (1) DLA failed to provide required cost data for some information systems and descriptions of required resources for acquisitions that cost over $2 million; and (2) planned to obligate $24.1 million for more microcomputers and associated software as part of its program for the operation and maintenance of its basic automated data processing capability.

Matters for Congressional Consideration

  1. Status: Closed - Implemented

    Comments: The Subcommittee did not implement the GAO suggestion and does not intend to do so.

    Matter: The Subcommittee may wish to direct DLA to document detailed system cost information and display all relevant costs in required exhibits 43A-1 and 43B in future congressional budget submissions.

  2. Status: Closed - Implemented

    Comments: The House Appropriations Committee reduced the DLA FY 1989 budget by $20 million. Although the Senate subsequently disagreed with the House and proposed no reduction, the appropriation conferees agreed to an $11 million reduction.

    Matter: The Subcommittee may wish to consider requesting that DLA postpone obligating the $24.1 million until the agency develops and provides the Subcommittee with additional justification for including these purchases in an operations and maintenance program.


Explore the full database of GAO's Open Recommendations »

Oct 12, 2017

Oct 2, 2017

  • budget icon, source: GAO

    U.S. Territories:

    Public Debt Outlook
    GAO-18-160: Published: Oct 2, 2017. Publicly Released: Oct 2, 2017.

Sep 20, 2017

May 3, 2017

Jan 18, 2017

Jan 17, 2017

Jan 12, 2017

Dec 20, 2016

Dec 8, 2016

  • budget icon, source: GAO

    State and Local Governments' Fiscal Outlook:

    2016 Update
    GAO-17-213SP: Published: Dec 8, 2016. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2016.

Dec 1, 2016

Looking for more? Browse all our products here