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In response to a congressional request, GAO compared actual travel reimbursements of selected Federal contractors with current rates authorized for Federal employees to determine whether there was fair reimbursement and whether there might be opportunities to reduce travel costs incurred by contractor personnel on Government cost-reimbursement-type contracts.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
General Services Administration The Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of General Services should: (1) revise the relocation allowances to reflect their proposed changes; and (2) require charges for corporate aircraft and first-class travel to be specifically justified in each instance.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of General Services should: (1) revise the relocation allowances to reflect their proposed changes; and (2) require charges for corporate aircraft and first-class travel to be specifically justified in each instance.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.
General Services Administration The Administrator of General Services should provide information on the Federal contract airline program to all Federal agencies for dissemination to their contractors.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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