GAO Mission and Operations:
GAO's Agency Protocols
GAO-03-232SP: Published: Dec 2, 2002. Publicly Released: Dec 2, 2002.
This report has been superseded by GAO-05-35G, GAO's Agency Protocols. This document contains GAO's Agency Protocols that GAO is launching in a pilot phase starting in December 2002. These protocols are intended to govern GAO's work with executive branch agencies and to provide clearly defined and transparent policies and practices on how GAO will interact with agencies in the performance of its work.