Published: Jan 1, 1984. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1984.
- Full Report:
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, Winter 1984, describes proposed legislation which would: (1) establish uniform single financial audit requirements for recipients of Federal aid; (2) provide for a plan to test new procurement methods and procedures; (3) authorize heads of agencies to contract with law firms for the litigation of Government debt; (4) require Federal agencies to contract out audiovisual production requirements; (5) provide for bridge improvement; (6) address the issues of excessive Government Printing Office wages; (7) create a mechanism whereby the Federal Government can more aggressively and effectively pursue fraud; and (8) provide flexible guidelines to the courts for the imprisonment and other forms of punishment of offenders.