Appropriations (91 - 100 of 436 items)
[District of Columbia Courts' Funding of Criminal Justice Act Obligations]
B-283599.2: Published: Sep 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Sep 29, 1999.
GAO reviewed the District of Columbia's Courts' funding of Criminal Justice Act (CJA) obligations, focusing on two funding sources from the District of Columbia's Appropriations Act of 1999. GAO noted that: (1) the first proviso to the appropriation provides that of the $121 million, up to $6.9 million shall be for the Child Abuse and Neglect (CCAN) Program and up to $25,036,000 shall be for CJA c...
U.S. Customs Service: Office of Investigations Case Management Problems
GGD-99-121: Published: Jul 20, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO determined whether the Customs Service's Office of Investigations (OI) follows its case management policies and procedures. GAO visited two Special Agent in Charge (SAC) offices to determine whether: (1) agents were entering statistics in the case management database; (2) first-line supervisors were reviewing investigative case files quarterly; (3) agents c...
Federal Grants: More Can Be Done to Improve Weed and Seed Program Management
GGD-99-110: Published: Jul 16, 1999. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the effectiveness of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Weed and Seed Program, focusing on how: (1) the program is managed by DOJ's Executive Office for Weed and Seed (EOWS); (2) EOWS monitors local Weed and Seed sites to ensure that grant requirements are met; (3) EOWS determines when sites have become self-sustaining; and (4) EOWS and selected s...
Indian Programs: BIA Should Streamline Its Processes for Estimating Land Rental Values
RCED-99-165: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Bureau of Indian Affairs' methods of establishing the lease value of Indian land, focusing on: (1) how the Bureau uses appraisals and other methods to establish the lease value of Indian land; (2) how its appraisal methods compare to those of other federal and state agencies and of private appraisers and what other methods are used to value f...
Indian Self-Determination Act: Shortfalls in Indian Contract Support Costs Need To Be Addressed
RCED-99-150: Published: Jun 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Bureau of Indian Affairs' (BIA) and the Indian Health Service's (IHS) management of contract support funding under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, focusing on: (1) to what extent and for what reasons contract support costs and the associated funding shortfalls changed over the past decade, and what c...
Truck Safety: Motor Carriers Office Hampered by Limited Information on Causes of Crashes and Other Data Problems
RCED-99-182: Published: Jun 29, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 29, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the effectiveness of the Office of Motor Carrier and Highway Safety (OMCHS) in improving the safety of large trucks, focusing on: (1) recent trends in the number of crashes involving large trucks; (2) the factors the contribute to such crashes; and (3) OMCHS' activities to improve truck safety.GAO noted that: (1) of the more than 42,000 people who...
Tennessee Valley Authority: Future Study of Lake Levels Should Involve Public and Consider Costs and Benefits
RCED-99-154: Published: May 17, 1999. Publicly Released: Jun 16, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) management of its multipurpose tributary projects, focusing on: (1) the purposes served by TVA's multipurpose tributary projects and how TVA operates these projects within its integrated system; (2) the operational changes TVA made to these projects as a result of its December 1990 review of its project operat...
Tennessee Valley Authority: Assessment of the 10-Year Business Plan
AIMD-99-142: Published: Apr 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) 10-year business plan, focusing on whether the 10-year plan: (1) addresses key issues facing TVA; (2) takes into consideration all applicable costs and revenue sources; (3) contains goals and assumptions that are achievable or reasonable and in line with industry estimates and expectations; and...
Drug Control: INS and Customs Can Do More To Prevent Drug-Related Employee Corruption
GGD-99-31: Published: Mar 30, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 30, 1999.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Immigration and Naturalization Service's (INS) and the U.S. Customs Service's efforts to address employee corruption on the Southwest Border, focusing on: (1) the extent to which INS and Customs have and comply with policies and procedures for ensuring employee integrity; (2) identifying and comparing the Department of Justice's (DOJ) and Depar...
F-22 Aircraft: Issues in Achieving Engineering and Manufacturing Development Goals
NSIAD-99-55: Published: Mar 15, 1999. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1999.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO followed up on its report on the Air Force's F-22 engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) program, focusing on whether: (1) the Air Force is likely to complete the EMD program without exceeding the cost limitation established by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998; and (2) GAO had access to sufficient information to make in...