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Inspectors General: Information on Operational and Staffing Issues

Inspectors General: Information on Operational and Staffing Issues

Date: January 4, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed inspectors general (IG) to obtain: (1) information on their organizational structure, staffing, and workload; and (2) their views on current policy issues affecting them."
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Securities and Exchange Commission: Amendment to Rule Filing Requirements for Self-Regulatory Organizations Regarding New Derivative Securities Products

Securities and Exchange Commission: Amendment to Rule Filing Requirements for Self-Regulatory Organizations Regarding New Derivative Securities Products

Date: January 5, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Other written product issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) new rule on filing requirements for self-regulatory organizations (SRO) regarding derivative securities products. GAO noted that: (1) the new rule would permit a SRO to list and trade new derivative securities products pursuant to existing self-regulatory organization trading rules; and (2) SEC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule."
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Securities and Exchange Commission: Regulation of Exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems

Securities and Exchange Commission: Regulation of Exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems

Date: January 6, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Other written product issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) new rule on the regulation of exchanges and alternative trading systems (ATS). GAO noted that: (1) the rule would allow ATS to choose whether to register as national securities exchanges, or to register as broker-dealers, depending on their activities and trading volume; (2) in addition, Regulation ATS will require alternative trading systems that trade a certain volume of securities to make their best prices known to the public and allow non-subscribers access to those prices; (3) the final rule would also amend Rules 6a-1, 6a-2, and 6a-3 regarding registration as a national securities exchange; and (4) SEC complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule."
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Drug Treatment: Summary of Federal Programs, Funding, and Performance Goals

Drug Treatment: Summary of Federal Programs, Funding, and Performance Goals

Date: January 8, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on federally funded drug abuse treatment programs and activities for the federal judiciary, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, and the Office of National Drug Control Policy."
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Regulatory Burden: Some Agencies' Claims Regarding Lack of Rulemaking Discretion Have Merit

Regulatory Burden: Some Agencies' Claims Regarding Lack of Rulemaking Discretion Have Merit

Date: January 8, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal agencies' assertions that certain private-sector regulatory concerns were, at least in part, attributable to underlying statutes, focusing on: (1) the amount of discretion the underlying statutes gave the rulemaking agencies in developing the regulatory requirements that the agencies had said were attributable to the underlying statutes; (2) whether the regulatory requirements at issue were within the authority granted by the underlying statutes; and (3) whether the rulemaking agencies could have developed regulatory approaches that would have been less burdensome to the regulated entities while still meeting the underlying statutory requirements."
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Davis-Bacon Act: Labor Now Verifies Wage Data, but Verification Process Needs Improvement

Davis-Bacon Act: Labor Now Verifies Wage Data, but Verification Process Needs Improvement

Date: January 11, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the: (1) Department of Labor's response to the House Appropriations Committee's directive that it verify a random sample of employers' wage data submissions and select a sample of submissions for on-site data verification; and (2) likely effect of these efforts on the accuracy and timeliness of Davis-Bacon Act wage determinations."
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Juvenile Courts: Reforms Aim to Better Serve Maltreated Children

Juvenile Courts: Reforms Aim to Better Serve Maltreated Children

Date: January 11, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed states' and local agencies' efforts to improve the timeliness of judicial decisions concerning the permanent placement of foster children, focusing on: (1) the key problems in the juvenile dependency court system; and (2) state and local responses to these problems."
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Civilian Marksmanship Program: Corporation Needs to Fully Comply With the Law on Sales of Firearms

Civilian Marksmanship Program: Corporation Needs to Fully Comply With the Law on Sales of Firearms

Date: January 12, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety's administration of the Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), focusing on: (1) whether CMP's conversion to a private corporation and the Corporation's subsequent firearms sales were conducted in accordance with the 1996 National Defense Authorization Act; (2) the types and value of federal support provided to the Corporation; and (3) the types and number of firearms the Army transferred to the Corporation and was storing for potential transfer."
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Rural Development: Rural Business--Cooperative Service's Lending and the Financial Condition of Its Loan Portfolio

Rural Development: Rural Business--Cooperative Service's Lending and the Financial Condition of Its Loan Portfolio

Date: January 12, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the: (1) number and dollar value of business assistance loans approved by the Department of Agriculture's Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS); (2) federal government's costs associated with the agency's loans; and (3) financial condition of the agency's loan portfolio, including the losses incurred."
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Supplemental Security Income: Increased Receipt and Reporting of Child Support Could Reduce Payments

Supplemental Security Income: Increased Receipt and Reporting of Child Support Could Reduce Payments

Date: January 12, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.
Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO provided information on: (1) opportunities for increasing the number of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) single-parent families receiving child support and for improving the reporting of such support to the Social Security Administration (SSA); (2) the potential for reducing SSI payments by increasing the extent to which SSI children in single-parent families are served by the Child Support Enforcement (CSE) program and have support collected for them and the extent to which support collected by CSE programs is reported by custodial parents to SSA."
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