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Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the general and application computer controls over key Financial Management Service (FMS) and Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) financial systems maintained and operated by the 12 Federal Reserve Banks (FRB).
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed various aspects of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms' (ATF) operations, focusing on ATF compliance in meeting specific legislative restrictions in 18 U.S.C. 926(a) regarding federal firearms licensee data.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided on opinion on the deletion of the FTS 2000 mandatory utilization provision from the fiscal year 1996 Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriation Act.