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Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures : Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes

By: Steven J. Sebastian

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: We have performed the procedures contained in the enclosure to this report, which we agreed to perform and with which you concurred, solely to assist your office in ascertaining whether the net excise tax revenue distributed to the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2004, is supported by the underlying records. As agreed with your office, we evaluated fiscal year 2004 activity affecting distributions to the HTF.

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Public Key Infrastructure : Examples of Risks and Internal Control...

By: Keith A. Rhodes

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: This letter is in response to your request that we examine our advice to executive branch agencies regarding commercial managed service public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions to see if the advice is consistent with current federal policy and private sector best practices. Specifically, over the past several years, staff from various agencies has asked for informal advice on these matters. Our informal advice was based on the control environment described to u...

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Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service : Ad...

By: Kathleen E. Wannisky

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Pursuant to Section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service (Service), entitled ?Adjustment of Status Under Legal Immigration Family Equity (LIFE) Act Legalization Provisions and LIFE Act Amendments Family Unity Provisions? (RIN: 1115-AG06). We received the rule on June 4, 2002. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on June ...

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Human Capital Selected Agencies Use of Alternative Service Deliver...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: They conceptually agreed that human capital activities that did not require an intimate knowledge of the agency, oversight, or decision-making authority could be considered for ASD, although in practice they showed differences in their choices of ASD activities. GAO identified several lessons the agencies had learned about ASD management, such as the importance of understanding the complexity and requirements of an activity before making an ASD decision. As the ...

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Postal Services National Office Supply Contract Has Not Been Effec...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Postal Service has not been successful in implementing its national-level contract to purchase most office supplies from Boise. Although the national contract was intended to be a mandatory source of office supplies, the Postal Service purchased less than 40 percent of its office supplies from Boise in 2001. GAO found that the Postal Service did not perform as planned under the contract because it did not take sufficient actions to ensure that the contract w...

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Effective Implementation of the Improper Payments Information Act ...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Improper payments are a longstanding, widespread, and significant problem in the federal government. This past April, OMB estimated improper payments of about $35 billion annually for major federal benefit programs that made payments in excess of $1. trillion annually. Importantly, this estimate does not account for all federal programs and activities.

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United States General Accounting Office Washington, D.C. 20548

By: Charles E. Grassley

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Department of Health and Human Service?s (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) plays a vital role in auditing and investigating allegations of fraud and abuse in federal health and welfare programs. Because it independently evaluates various programs, activities, and functions, the OIG must act with integrity at all times. In the fall of 2003, anonymous allegations charged that certain officials in the HHS OIG?s Office of Evaluation and Inspections (OEI) s...

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Defense Acquisitions Assessments of Major Weapon Programs

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: GAO assessed 51 defense programs ranging from the Missile Defense Agency?s Airborne Laser to the Army?s Warfighter Information Network. GAO?s assessments are anchored in a knowledge-based approach to product development that reflects best practices of successful programs. This approach centers on attaining high levels of knowledge in three elements of a new product or weapon-technology, design, and production. If a program is not attaining this level of knowledg...

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Inter-Con Security Systems, Inc.

By: Anthony H. Gamboa

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: 1. Where solicitation for local guard services provided for 10-percent price evaluation preference for offer ors qualifying as ?U.S. persons,? fact that awardee has a foreign parent did not preclude awardee from receiving the preference, since nothing in the solicitation or underlying statute required offer ors to establish ownership and control by U.S. citizens to qualify for the preference. -- 2. Awardee?s proposal was not entitled to application of ?U.S. pers...

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Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Admi...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Pursuant to Section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Transportation (DOT), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, entitled ?Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems; Controls and Displays? (RIN: 2127- AI33). We received the rule on June 3, 2002. It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on June 5, 2002. 67 Fed. Reg. 38704.

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Matt Dolan Statement for the Record Commercial Activities Pane

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The request for input to this panel was wide open to ?allow the public to express their views on the principles and policies that should govern decisions concerning whether particular functions should be performed by private-sector contractors or federal employees.? Though I?m very well read on outsourcing initiatives throughout the government, I?ll limit my comments to the Air Force segment where I have working knowledge. My view of the A-76 process is from a p...

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Appropriations Law Review

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: I. Key Concepts And Terminology A. Concept of ?Appropriation.? GAO Definition -?Authority given to federal agencies to incur obligations and to make payments from the Treasury for specified purposes.? GAO, Principles of Federal Appropriations Law, vol. 1, 3rd ed., GAO-04-261SP (Washington, D.C.: January 2004), at 2?5. -- American Federation o Government Employees (AFGE) v. Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), 388 F.3d 405 (3 f rd Cir. 2004).

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Program Planning and Evaluation Should Follow Results Act Framework

By: Kwai Cheung Chan

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: We are pleased to be here to discuss our August 1999 report on the Department of Defense?s application of the Government Performance and Results Act in its Chemical and Biological Defense Program. In the last decade, concerns about the possible use of chemical and biological weapons in both military and civilian settings led Congress to increase funding for new and expanded initiatives to counter these threats. For example, the Chemical and Biological Defense Pr...

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United States General Accounting Office Washington, D.C. 20548

By: Charles E. Grassley

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Pursuant to Section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, this is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), entitled ?Medicare Program; Medicare Prescription Drug Discount Card? (RIN: 0938-AM71). We received the rule on December 15, 2003. It was published in the Federal Register as an ?interim final rule with comment period? on December 15, 2003. 68 Fed. Reg. 69840. The ...

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United States General Accounting Office Washington, D.C. 20548

By: Cynthia A. Bascetta

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Combined, the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provide health care services to about 12 million beneficiaries at an estimated cost of about $53 billion for fiscal year 2004-$26.7 billion for DOD and $26.5 billion for VA. In 1982 the Congress passed the VA and DOD Health Resources Sharing and Emergency Operations Act (Sharing Act) to promote more cost-effective use of health care resources and more efficient delivery of care...

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Additional Steps Needed to Ensure Effective Enforcement of Tying P...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Section 106 of the Bank Holding Company Act Amendments of 1970 prohibits commercial banks from ?tying,? a practice which includes conditioning the availability or terms of loans or other credit products on the purchase of certain other products and services. The law does permit banks to tie credit and traditional banking products, such as cash management, and does not prohibit banks from considering the profitability of their full relationship with customers in ...

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Irs's 2002 Tax Filing Season Returns and Refunds Processed Smoothl...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) processed returns and issued refunds smoothly and the quality of assistance provided to taxpayers improved in the 2002 filing season. In light of this, IRS should be commended for the various efforts it took to prepare for the 2002 filing season and improve performance. Still, opportunities exist for IRS to further improve aspects of its performance and some of its performance measures.

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Wastewater Facilities Experts' Views on How Federal Funds Should B...

By: John B. Stephenson

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Experts identified the collection system?s network of sewer lines as the most vulnerable asset of a wastewater utility. Experts stated that the sewers could be used either as a means to covertly gain access to surrounding buildings or as a conduit to inject hazardous substances that could impair a wastewater treatment plant?s capabilities. Among the other vulnerabilities most frequently cited were the storage and transportation of chemicals used in the wastewate...

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Oversight of Policy Issuance and Claims

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: As a result of policy limits, restrictions, and exclusions, insurance payments to claimants for flood damage may not cover all of the costs of repairing or replacing damaged property. Some limitations are embedded in statute and others have been promulgated by FEMA pursuant to its statutory authority. FEMA officials said that the coverage limitations are necessary to keep the NFIP self-supporting and actuarially sound. Thus, the program is designed to strike a b...

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Financial Audit American Battle Monuments Commission's Financial S...

By: Steven J. Sebastian

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: In our opinion, the financial statements of the American Battle Monuments Commission as of September 30, 2004, and 2003, and for the fiscal years then ended, are presented fairly, in all material respects, in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. Also in our opinion, the Commission maintained effective internal control over financial reporting (including safeguarding of assets) and compliance with laws and regulations as of September 30,...

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