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Financial Audit: Expenditures by Three Independent Counsels for the Six Months Ended September 30, 1993
AIMD-95-85: Published: Mar 31, 1995. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1995.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of three independent counsels for the 6 months ended September 30, 1993.GAO found that: (1) two independent counsels had material weaknesses in internal controls over reported expenditures; (2) the independent counsels fulfilled their financial reporting requirements by using summarized expenditure reports; (3) one independent cou...
Federal Judicial Security: Comprehensive Risk-Based Program Should Be Fully Implemented
GGD-94-112: Published: Jul 14, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 29, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the federal government's efforts to ensure the security of its judicial personnel, focusing on: (1) the risks judges and other judicial personnel face in their work environment; (2) the administrative structure, policies, and procedures for providing judicial security; and (3) whether changes are needed to security management responsibilities.GAO f...
[Comments on DCAA Employee's Termination]
B-257593: Published: Aug 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Aug 15, 1994.
A former Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) employee requested a review of his termination, contending that he was improperly terminated from his position as a DCAA auditor. GAO noted that: (1) it did not have authority to review the matter; and (2) the employee could appeal his dismissal to the United States Court of Appeals...
Judiciary Automation Fund: Reauthorization Should Be Linked to Better Planning and Reporting
T-GGD/AIMD-94-176: Published: Jun 30, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1994.
GAO discussed long-range planning issues involving the Judiciary Automation Fund. GAO noted that: (1) the Fund was established in 1989 to create a stable and flexible source of funding for federal court automation efforts; (2) the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) administers and supports the Fund's operations; (3) between 1990 and 1993, the Fund's obligations totalled $351...
Restitution, Fines, and Forfeiture: Issues for Further Review and Oversight
T-GGD-94-178: Published: Jun 28, 1994. Publicly Released: Jun 28, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the federal government's criminal debt collection efforts. GAO noted that: (1) criminal monetary penalties serve punitive and remedial purposes in the criminal justice system; (2) most criminal fine payments are deposited into the Crime Victims Fund and are used to support victim assistance programs; (3) restitution orders are designed to compensa...
Federal Judicial Space Follow-up
GGD-94-135R: Published: Apr 22, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 22, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' (AOC) actions in addressing GAO recommendations regarding its long-range planning process and estimates of space needs. GAO noted that AOC: (1) is updating districts' long-range plans; (2) now provides the General Services Administration with detailed space requirements and an overall summary of needs;...
Financial Audit: Expenditures by Three Independent Counsels
AIMD-94-76: Published: Apr 15, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 15, 1994.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO audited the expenditures of three independent counsels for various periods ended on March 31, 1993.GAO found that: (1) the three independent counsels reported expenditures of $6.4 million for the audit periods; (2) the counsels' statements of expenditures presented fairly, in all material respects, the expenditures of their offices; (3) one independent co...
[Comments on Waiver of Military Retired Pay]
B-252990: Published: Feb 24, 1994. Publicly Released: Feb 24, 1994.
No summary is currently available...
Federal Judiciary Space: Long-Range Planning Process Needs Revision
GGD-93-132: Published: Sep 28, 1993. Publicly Released: Oct 6, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' (AOUSC) projections for its long-range space needs, focusing on the reasonableness and reliability of the methodology used to project its needs.GAO found that: (1) the methodology AOUSC used to project its future space needs was not sufficiently reliable to base congressional authorization or funding ap...
National Fine Center: Expectations High, but Development Behind Schedule
GGD-93-95: Published: Aug 10, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 9, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Courts National Fine Center's development and operations, focusing on: (1) how the Center should operate; (2) the status of the Center's operations and problems encountered in its five pilot districts; and (3) whether the Center will meet its original objectives.GAO found that: (1) the Center is designed to collect and track convicted defe...