Program evaluation (81 - 90 of 96 items)
Defense Mapping Agency's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-101: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO reviewed the efforts of the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act.GAO found that DMA segments its internal control evaluation program by organizational units and program areas. Each unit identifies the areas where vulnerability assessments are to be performed. DMA initiated an automated follow-up system to track internal control...
Department of Defense's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-98: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO summarized the results of its reviews of Department of Defense (DOD) efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982.GAO found that DOD made progress in implementing the act. However, improvements in the areas of personnel training, vulnerability assessments, and reporting are needed. GAO noted that DOD has recognized the need to improve its internal...
Department of State's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-91: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO reviewed Department of State efforts to implement and comply with the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982.GAO found that State has made progress in complying with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidelines for evaluating and reporting on internal controls. However, GAO noted that: (1) some programs and functions were not included in assessable units; (2) staff training and...
Department of the Navy's First-Year Implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act
NSIAD-84-94: Published: May 1, 1984. Publicly Released: May 1, 1984.
GAO reviewed the Navy's implementation of the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982.GAO found that, although the Navy is making progress, it has encountered problems and delays in achieving a satisfactory program throughout the Navy. Specifically, tight timeframes and limited staff resources in the Office of the Comptroller of the Navy have contributed to late and limited guidance to h...
Efforts To Improve Management Practices and Increase Resources at the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
NSIAD-84-19: Published: Apr 11, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 11, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the ability of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) to fulfill its legislative mandates, focusing on: (1) ACDA internal controls; (2) management of ACDA research programs; and (3) computer support for ACDA activities. This report summarizes the findings and conclusions contained in three previous GAO reports.GAO found that ACDA should imp...
AID Needs To Strengthen Management of Commodity Import Programs
NSIAD-84-47: Published: Feb 29, 1984. Publicly Released: Feb 29, 1984.
GAO evaluated the extent of the Agency for International Development's (AID) program and financial controls over the Commodity Import Program.GAO found that AID has not always adequately planned procurements or commodity deliveries. In some instances, commodities arrive too late and at increased cost. Although regulations prescribe that AID-financed commodities must meet eligibility and price requ...
GAO's Second Biennial Report on the Impact of Public Law 94-519
122005: Jul 28, 1983
GAO discussed its second biennial report on the impact of P.L. 94-519, which established a system for distributing surplus Government property to non-Federal organizations, and its implementation during the second 2-year period of operation. GAO stated that P.L. 94-519 has generally met congressional expectations. Although the amount of transferred excess property has declined during the second pe...
The Need To Control Prescription Drug Abuse
121774: Jun 29, 1983
GAO discussed its report on prescription drug abuse. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has effectively acted on the report's recommendations, resulting in improved security and recordkeeping of drug inventories by manufacturers and distributors and reduced opportunities for diversion from the wholesale level. However, DEA recovers only a small portion of Federal costs for registering and controlli...
Analysis of Two Allegations About the TVA's Energy Conservation Programs and Their Efficiency and Effectiveness
EMD-82-110: Published: Aug 11, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 11, 1982.
GAO was asked to review two allegations regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) energy conservation programs and to assess the efficiency and management effectiveness of those programs.The first allegation concerned the adequacy of the TVA response to requests for a home inspection that is necessary to qualify for a heat pump loan. GAO found that TVA was slow to respond to such requests,...
117396: Oct 1, 1981
The House Appropriations Committee has recommended that GAO concentrate on those studies and investigations which are directly related to reducing waste and inefficiency in the Federal Government. It may be necessary for Congress to review the responsibilities of GAO in the near future to ensure that: (1) it is operating efficiently, (2) it is not overburdened by Congress with unnecessary responsi...