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Federal Trade Commission: Information on Proposed Regional Restructuring Effort

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) proposal to restructure its regional operations, focusing on: (1) FTC's rationale for proposing the regional restructuring; (2) the process FTC followed in developing its restructuring proposal; (3) factors FTC used and could have used in deciding how to restructure; (4) other options to the proposed restructuring identified in prior FTC studies or by Boston and Denver regional officials; and (5) the views of selected stakeholders regarding the impact the proposed restructuring could have in the areas covered by the Boston and Denver regional offices."
Date: February 16, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the American Chemical Society for Year 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the American Chemical Society for the year ended December 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the American Ex-Prisoners of War, Incorporated, for Fiscal Year 1998

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the American Ex-Prisoners of War Incorporated, for the fiscal year ended August 31, 1998, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the American Gold Star Mothers, Incorporated, for Fiscal Year 1998

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the American Gold Star Mothers, Incorporated, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1998, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the American Legion for 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the American Legion for the year ended December 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the American National Theatre and Academy for Fiscal Year 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the American National Theatre and Academy for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the Big Brother/Big Sisters of America for Fiscal Year 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the Big Brother/Big Sister of America for the fiscal year ended March 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the Blue Star Mothers of America, Incorporated, for the fiscal year ended August 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the Congressional Medal of Honor Society of the United States of America for 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society of the United States of America for the year ended December 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Federally Chartered Corporation: Review of the Financial Statement Audit Report for the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 for Fiscal Year 1997

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the audit report covering the financial statements of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 for the fiscal year ended August 31, 1997, focusing on whether the audit report complied with the financial reporting requirements of the law."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Financial Management: FDA's Controls Over Property Have Improved, But Weaknesses Remain

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO assessed the adequacy and status of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) planned actions to correct internal control weaknesses related to property and equipment identified in prior financial statement audit reports, focusing on FDA's: (1) inadequate controls over the physical quantities of property and equipment and their locations; (2) improper reconciliations between its general ledger and property subsidiary ledger systems; and (3) internal controls related to the safeguarding and reporting of automated data processing (ADP) equipment that is lost, stolen, destroyed, or surplussed."
Date: February 22, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Force Structure: A-76 Not Applicable to Air Force 38th Engineering Installation Wing Plan

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on whether the Air Force complied with relevant policy and congressional notification requirements in reaching a decision to deactivate the 38th Engineering Installation Wing (EIW) at Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma, focusing on: (1) the scope of the Air Force's planned action; (2) whether it is subject to the requirements of Office and Management Budget (OMB) Circular A-76 and 10 U.S.C. 2461; and (3) whether an analysis was completed to examine the cost-effectiveness of the planned action."
Date: February 26, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Forest Service Planning: Accommodating Uses, Producing Outputs, and Sustaining Ecosystems

Description: This report on forest planning evaluates technological, biological, social, economic, and organizational dimensions of national forest planning. It discusses the agency’s planning technologies, the appeals and litigation processes, and the relationship between national planning under Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) and forest-level planning under National Forest Management Act (NFMA).
Date: February 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.

Formula Grants: Effects of Adjusted Population Counts on Federal Funding to States

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 potential effect of using adjusted population counts on the distribution of federal grant funding, focusing on: (1) 25 large formula grant programs; (2) identifying those programs that rely, at least in part, on census data to apportion funding; and (3) for selected programs, analyzing the extent to which funding would shift among states if adjusted population counts were used to apportion funds."
Date: February 26, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Formulation and Content of the Budget Resolution

Description: The Congressional Budget Act (CBA) of 1974 (Titles I-IX of P.L. 93-344), as amended, established the concurrent budget resolution as the centerpiece of the congressional budget process. This report discusses the budget resolution, which provides the framework for subsequent legislative action on the annual appropriations bills, revenue measures, debt-limit legislation, reconciliation legislation (if required), and any other budgetary legislation.
Date: February 25, 1999
Creator: Heniff, Bill, Jr.

Future Years Defense Program: How Savings From Reform Initiatives Affect DOD's 1999-2003 Program

Description: A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) Future Years Defense Program (FYDP), focusing on: (1) whether savings in DOD's fiscal year (FY) 1999-2003 FYDP were the result of DOD's Defense Reform Initiatives (DRI); (2) the extent to which savings and personnel reductions from competitive sourcing in the 1999-2003 FYDP were based on ongoing or planned studies of functions specifically identified under the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, and what percentage of the current costs of performing those functions were included from the projected savings from these studies; and (3) whether DOD components outsourced activities that included inherently governmental functions, without allowing civilian employees to compete under Circular A-76 procedures, or without following the study and notification requirements of 10 U.S.C. 2461."
Date: February 25, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

General Services Administration: Travel and Training Activities of the Public Buildings Service

Description: Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the travel and training activities of employees of the Public Buildings Service (PBS), focusing on PBS': (1) limits on expenditures and obligations for travel and training; (2) off-site events sponsored by PBS' Central Office and National Capital Region (NCR); (3) trips taken by staff in the Commissioner's office; and (4) employees attending management training programs."
Date: February 19, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.

Global Climate Change: Congressional Concern About "Back Door" Implementation of the 1997 U.N. Kyoto Protocol

Description: This report discusses legislation and issues relating to global climate change, some legislation and some FY1999 appropriations bills were used as vehicles for explicit congressional direction to the executive branch about possible "back door" implementation of the Kyoto Protocol.
Date: February 3, 1999
Creator: Morrissey, Wayne A

Government Management: Addressing High Risks and Improving Performance and Accountability

Description: Testimony issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the major challenges faced by the government in improving its performance and strengthening accountability, focusing on agencies' need to: (1) adopt an effective results orientation; (2) improve the use of information technology to achieve results; (3) strengthen financial management decision-making and accountability; and (4) build, maintain, and marshal the human capital needed to achieve results."
Date: February 10, 1999
Creator: United States. General Accounting Office.