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Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act: Observations on Implementation
GAO-12-275R: Published: Jan 27, 2012. Publicly Released: Jan 27, 2012.
According to information provided by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and our survey of the Inspectors General (IG), five civilian agencies, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Department of Energy, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission used the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act'...
ACORN: Federal Funding and Monitoring [Reissued on June 17, 2011]
GAO-11-484: Published: Jun 14, 2011. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 2011.
The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) was established in 1970 to advocate for low-income families. Allegations of voter registration fraud and videotapes of questionable behavior by ACORN employees raised concerns about ACORN, and Congress passed fiscal year 2010 laws prohibiting federal funds from being awarded to ACORN and ACORN related organizations. GAO was asked to...
Personnel Practices: Career Appointments Granted Political Appointees From October 1998 Through June 2000
GGD-00-205: Published: Sep 18, 2000. Publicly Released: Sep 18, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the appointment of political appointees to career positions in the executive branch, focusing on: (1) the number of political appointees who converted to career service positions between October 1, 1998, and June 30, 2000; and (2) certain information about the political positions they held and the career positions to which they converted.GAO noted...
Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Agency for International Development
OCG-99-16: Published: Jan 1, 1999. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1999.
As part of its Performance and Accountability Series, GAO provided information on the major management challenges and program risks facing the Agency for International Development (AID).GAO noted that: (1) AID's effort to develop and implement its New Management System (NMS), which is meant to consolidate primary information systems into a single integrated network, has not been fully successful;...
Managing For Results: Agencies' Annual Performance Plans Can Help Address Strategic Planning Challenges
GGD-98-44: Published: Jan 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' strategic plans submitted in response to the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) summarizing its observations on agencies' September plans; and (2) providing additional information on how the next phase of the Results Act's implementation--performance planning measurement--can be used to address the cr...
Acquisition Reform: Classes of Contracts Not Suitable for the Federal Acquisition Computer Network
NSIAD-97-232: Published: Sep 17, 1997. Publicly Released: Sep 17, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the classes of contracts in amounts greater than the micro-purchase threshold and not greater than the simplified acquisition threshold that are not suitable for acquisition through a system with full Federal Acquisition Computer Network (FACNET) capability, focusing on: (1) characteristics of contract actions that agencies found n...
Relocation Travel: Numbers and Costs Reported by Federal Organizations for Fiscal Years 1991 Through 1995
GGD-97-119: Published: Jun 30, 1997. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the number of civilian employees relocated during fiscal years (FY) 1991 and 1995 and the associated costs of these relocations, focusing on: (1) the total number of civilian employees who were relocated at the federal government's expense; (2) the total cost of these relocations to the government; (3) the agencies that had rotationa...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1996
AIMD-97-64: Published: Mar 31, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1997.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of 6 independent counsels for the 6 months ended September 30, 1996.GAO noted that: (1) the counsels' statements of expenditures were reliable in all material respects and fairly presented the respective expenditures of their offices for the 6 months ended September 30, 1996; (2) there were no material internal control weaknesses...
Financial Audit: Independent Counsel Expenditures for the Six Months Ended March 31, 1996
AIMD-96-166: Published: Sep 30, 1996. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1996.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of six independent counsels for the 6 months ended March 31, 1996, focusing on their reliability, internal controls, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.GAO found that: (1) the counsels' statements of expenditures were reliable in all material respects and fairly presented the respective expenditures of their offic...
Housing and Community Development Products, 1995
RCED-96-248W: Published: Aug 1, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1996.
GAO presented a listing of testimonies and reports issued from January 1995 to December 1995 on housing and community development programs and other related topics...