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GAO assessed whether the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Army adequately disclosed funding levels for indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity automatic data processing contracts in its 1989 budget exhibits.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Department of Defense 1. To ensure the accurate reporting of indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts in the President's budget, Information Technology Systems Exhibit 43D-ARC, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Secretary of the Army to: (1) establish written procedures for the collection and reporting of the information; and (2) ensure proper implementation by designating the official responsible for oversight.
Closed - Implemented
DOD prepared instructions for the 43D-ARC budget exhibit in the Budget Guidance Manual and designated the Army as the responsible oversight official.

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