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Accountability: More Vital Than Ever
149123: Mar 1, 1993
GAO discussed accountability in government institutions. GAO noted that: (1) accountability is the mechanism for maintaining public trust that is crucial to business and government enterprises; (2) the government needs the support of the public in order to carry out health care reform, defense restructuring, education and training initiatives, and deficit reduction; (3) recent scandals and financi...
[Comments on Proposed FAR Revisions]
B-241440: Published: Sep 24, 1991. Publicly Released: Sep 24, 1991.
GAO commented on a General Services Administration proposal to change the submission requirements of cost and pricing data in the Federal Acquisition Regulation, in order to reduce the burden on both the contracting officers and contractors in complying with provisions of the Truth in Negotiations Act. GAO noted that the proposed changes would accomplish this objective, but suggested that: (1) sin...
Deposit Insurance: A Strategy for Reform
GGD-91-26: Published: Mar 4, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1991.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed issues associated with reforming the federal deposit insurance system, focusing on whether such reforms will result in a more safe, sound, and stable banking industry.GAO presented a comprehensive three-part reform program that could change the way banks are regulated and supervised, as well as the way the deposit insurance system functions, focu...
[Comments on Applicability of OMB Circulars to LSC]
B-241591: Published: Mar 1, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 1, 1991.
GAO commented on the extent to which the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) was subject to provisions of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars. GAO noted that LSC was not subject to the provisions of OMB Circulars since: (1) it was not within the executive branch of the government; (2) it was not a federal entity for purposes of liability for constitutional violations; and (3) the Legal Se...
Medical Device Problem Reporting: A Case Study of a Home Apnea Monitor
T-PEMD-90-10: Published: Jul 17, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1990.
GAO discussed the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) implementation of the medical device reporting regulation, focusing on reporting problems involving a home apnea monitor. GAO noted that: (1) the monitor's manufacturer received at least 70 complaints associating the monitor with patient deaths between 1983 and 1989; (2) although the manufacturer maintained records of complaints, it did not fu...
Medical Devices: Underreporting of Serious Problems With a Home Apnea Monitor
PEMD-90-17: Published: May 31, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) the number of complaints involving patient deaths associated with an apnea monitor; (2) whether the device's manufacturer complied with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) problem reporting regulations and procedures; and (3) how FDA responded to information that the monitor had been associated with numerous deaths.GAO found that: (1) between J...
[Comments on Proposed Amendments to F.A.R.]
B-230529.4,B-233708: Published: Mar 20, 1989. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1989.
GAO commented on two General Services Administration (GSA) proposals to change Federal Acquisition Regulation provisions regarding: (1) use of individual sureties; and (2) taxpayer and contract information reporting requirements. GAO advised that: (1) GSA should wait until GAO finished a study about problems with use of individual sureties before adding possibly restrictive requirements for sureti...
Congressional Reports: Efforts To Eliminate or Modify Reporting Requirements Need To Be Improved
AFMD-88-4: Published: Apr 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1988.
GAO reviewed the procedures that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and five executive branch agencies used to compile and present a legislative proposal for modifying or eliminating 240 congressional reporting requirements.GAO found that: (1) as of fiscal year 1985, there were approximately 3,300 recurring reporting requirements, which cost agencies about $240 million; and (2) although OMB...
After the Criminal Fine Enforcement Act of 1984--Some Issues Still Need To Be Resolved
GGD-86-2: Published: Oct 10, 1985. Publicly Released: Oct 23, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed Department of Justice and Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' (AO) policies and procedures for tracking, monitoring, collecting, and enforcing criminal fines.GAO found that: (1) many offenders do not pay their fines; (2) there were no formal procedures governing the collection process; (3) probation officers do not obtain financial informatio...
Improvements Needed in Clinical Testing of Anticancer Drugs
HRD-83-52: Published: Sep 26, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 4, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the clinical testing of anticancer drugs and the regulation of that testing by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to determine: (1) how well, during its review of new anticancer drug applications, FDA discharges its responsibility to protect human test subjects; (2) the manner in which drug sponsors and institutional review boards carry out...