Other, Independent Agencies (1 - 6 of 6 items)
Public Pensions: Summary of Federal Pension Plan Data
AIMD-96-6: Published: Feb 16, 1996. Publicly Released: Mar 18, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of public pension plan funding, focusing on federally sponsored defined benefit and contribution plans subject to reporting requirements legislation.GAO found that: (1) 34 federal government defined benefit plans have over 10 million participants and 17 defined contribution plans have 2.2 million participants; (2) the 34 defined benefit...
Government Corporations: Profiles of Existing Government Corporations
GGD-96-14: Published: Dec 13, 1995. Publicly Released: Dec 18, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed 22 government corporations, focusing on their reported adherence to federal statutes.GAO found that: (1) identifying government corporations is difficult, since no comprehensive definition of or criteria for creating them exist; (2) there are 22 self-reported government corporations in operation and 5 other entities that are generally considered to...
RCED-93-159R: Published: Jun 7, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 7, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federal agencies' efforts to achieve contracting goals for women-owned businesses, focusing on: (1) how many of the 18 major federal procuring agencies have women-in-business specialists; (2) whether agencies with such specialists award a greater percentage of contract dollars to women-owned businesses; and (3) whether procurement pr...
U.S. Employees Health Benefits: Independent Agencies Offering Their Own Health Plans
HRD-89-49: Published: Mar 2, 1989. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1989.
In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on independent agencies that offered their employees a health plan other than those offered under the Federal Health Benefits Program (FEHBP).GAO found that: (1) FEHBP provides health insurance to about 4 million enrollees plus dependents, including 2.4 million active federal civilian employees and 1.6 million annuitants; (2) seven i...
[Comments on Incarcerated GPO Employee's Backpay Claim]
B-229264: Published: Feb 23, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 23, 1988.
No summary is currently available...
Proposal To Change Statutory Jurisdiction of Merit Systems Protection Board
B-202515: Published: Jun 25, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 25, 1981.
The view of GAO was requested on a proposal to change the statutory jurisdiction of the Merit Systems Protection Board. The suggested statutory amendment would permit the Board to review agency-assessed adverse personnel actions only in cases where it is proven that the penalty is grossly disproportionate to the offense or the result of prohibited discrimination. The Board has issued an opinion an...