Other GAO Mandates

Other mandated GAO responsibilities relate to specific areas, including education, health care, small business, trade, and assessments of state needs during economic downturns. In addition, GAO is charged with

  • making 13 appointments to the Health Information Technology Policy Committee by April 3, 2009;
  • reporting on the Small Business Administration's (SBA) efforts to, among other things, increase liquidity in the secondary market for SBA loans.