Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Agency Travel Card Programs

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The Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998 required federal employees to use travel charge cards to pay for the expenses of official government travel. The dollar volume of travel card transaction has nearly doubled from FY1999 to FY2009. This report discusses card misuse committed by federal employees, and Congress's response, which has included hearings and legislation intended to enhance travel card management and oversight.

Creator(s): Hatch, Garrett
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 28, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Hatch, Garrett

Analyst in American National Government

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: September 28, 2010
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United States
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The Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998 required federal employees to use travel charge cards to pay for the expenses of official government travel. The dollar volume of travel card transaction has nearly doubled from FY1999 to FY2009. This report discusses card misuse committed by federal employees, and Congress's response, which has included hearings and legislation intended to enhance travel card management and oversight.

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12 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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