Published: Jan 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 1, 1986.
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 21, Issue 4, Fall 1986, discusses proposed legislation to: (1) authorize the continued payment of Supplemental Security Income benefits for disabled employees; (2) improve government management; and (3) strengthen the prohibition of kickbacks relating to government subcontracts. Congress passed legislation to: (1) establish federal standards and regulations for the conduct of gaming activities on Indian reservations and lands; and (2) authorize GAO to audit financial transactions in connection with the expenditure of appropriated funds and to appoint one member of the Commission on Education of the Deaf.