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Semiannual Report to Congress, April 1, 2018, through September 30, 2018

OIG-19-1SP Published: Oct 18, 2018. Publicly Released: Nov 09, 2018.
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This is a publication by GAO's Inspector General that concerns internal GAO operations. This report was submitted to the Comptroller General in accordance with Section 5 of the Government Accountability Office Act of 2008. The report summarizes the activities of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the six-month reporting period ending September 30, 2018. During the reporting period, we issued three audit reports, and initiated planning or fieldwork for three audits. We also closed 9 investigations and opened 12 new investigations. In addition, we processed 93 hotline complaints, many of which were referred to other OIGs for action because the matters involved were within their jurisdictions. We continue to focus on GAO management challenge areas--such as human capital management and information technology. Other continuing priorities include contract management operations and strengthening controls for ensuring the quality and reliability of GAO's Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) submissions.

We remained active in the GAO and OIG communities by briefing new GAO employees on our audit and investigative missions, and participating on Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency committees and working groups. Details of these activities and other accomplishments are provided in the report.

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