Appropriations (81 - 90 of 436 items)
Anti-Drug Media Campaign: ONDCP Met Most Mandates, but Evaluations of Impact Are Inconclusive
GGD/HEHS-00-153: Published: Jul 31, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Office of National Drug Control Policy's (ONDCP) National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, focusing on: (1) whether ONDCP provided timely financial reports to Congress; (2) how funds for paid advertising were managed and disbursed; (3) whether ONDCP complied with certain statutory requirements regarding the obligation of funds; (4) what ONDCP...
Small Businesses: Limited Information Available on Contract Bundling's Extent and Effects
GGD-00-82: Published: Mar 31, 2000. Publicly Released: May 18, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed contract bundling and its effect on small businesses, focusing on: (1) whether the government has met the governmentwide goal of awarding 23 percent of its federal prime contracts to small businesses; (2) what the federal government knows about the extent of contract bundling and its effect on small businesses; and (3) the Small Business Administra...
United States Capitol Police: 1999 Financial Audit Highlights Need to Address Internal Control Weaknesses
AIMD-00-153: Published: May 15, 2000. Publicly Released: May 15, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the United States Capitol Police's (USCP) fiscal year (FY) 1999 financial statement audit, focusing on USCP's: (1) effectiveness of the safeguarding, compliance, and financial reporting controls; (2) compliance with selected provisions of laws and regulations; (3) receipt and use of FY 1999 appropriated funds as reflected in a statement of receipts...
Commodity Exchange Act: Issues Related to the Regulation of Electronic Trading Systems
GGD-00-99: Published: May 5, 2000. Publicly Released: May 5, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed issues related to the regulation of electronic trading systems, focusing on: (1) how technology is being used in the exchange-traded futures market, and what concerns this use raises under the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA); (2) how technology is being used in the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, and what concerns this use raises under the...
Social Security Administration: Year 2000 Readiness Efforts Helped Ensure Century Rollover and Leap Year Success
AIMD-00-125: Published: Apr 19, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) final actions to ensure its year 2000 readiness, including the actions it took during the rollover period--December 30,1999, through January 3, 2000, as well as for the February 29 leap year date--to ensure a successful transition to the new century.GAO noted that: (1) overall, SSA demonstrated a strong an...
District of Columbia Government: Performance Report's Adherence to Statutory Requirements
GGD-00-107: Published: Apr 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed whether the District of Columbia's annual performance report contained all the information required by law and, if not, why. This report transmits GAO's comments on the Mayor's performance report for fiscal year (FY) 1999, which was due on March 1, 2000, but was issued on March 7, 2000.GAO noted that: (1) the Mayor's performance report does not c...
[District of Columbia Courts Appropriation Accounting]
B-284566: Published: Apr 3, 2000. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 2000.
GAO commented on the District of Columbia Courts' concerns regarding the proper accounting for certain payments made by the Courts for the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), the Counsel for Child Abuse and Neglect (CCAN), and the Guardianship programs, focusing on whether: (1) prior fiscal year payments made under a continuing resolution should be charged to the defender services appropriation; (2) feder...
Social Security: Actuarial Projections of the Trust Funds
AIMD-00-53R: Published: Jan 14, 2000. Publicly Released: Jan 14, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) report on the actuarial projections for the trust funds of the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance programs, focusing on whether the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Board of Trustees': (1) 1999 long-range intermediate actuarial projections--their best estimates--as presented in the Trustees' 1999 re...
Drug Control: Assets DOD Contributes to Reducing the Illegal Drug Supply Have Declined
NSIAD-00-9: Published: Dec 21, 1999. Publicly Released: Dec 21, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the assets the Department of Defense (DOD) has contributed to reducing the illegal drug supply, focusing on: (1) DOD's plan for supporting U.S. counterdrug efforts and how DOD measures its effectiveness; (2) changes in the level of DOD support for counterdrug activities from fiscal year (FY) 1992 through FY 1999 and the reasons for the changes; and...
Fair Labor Standards Act: White-Collar Exemptions in the Modern Work Place
HEHS-99-164: Published: Sep 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on employer compliance with the white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), focusing on: (1) how many employees are covered by the white-collar exemptions and how the demographic characteristics of these employees have changed in recent years; (2) how the statutory and regulatory requirements have changed since th...