GAO Oversight and the National Academy of Public Administration Study: Hearing Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, March 30, 1995
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114. lappuse - The Comptroller General shall investigate at the seat of government or elsewhere, all matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds...
114. lappuse - The comptroller general shall prescribe the forms, systems, and procedure for administrative appropriation and fund accounting in the several departments and establishments, and for the administrative examination of fiscal officers' accounts and claims against the United States.
114. lappuse - ... necessary to facilitate the prompt and accurate rendition and settlement of accounts and concerning such other matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds as he may think advisable. In such regular report, or in special reports at any time when Congress is in session, he shall make recommendations looking to greater economy or efficiency in public expenditures.
116. lappuse - SEC. 204. (a) The Comptroller General shall review and analyze the results of Government programs and activities carried on under existing law, including the making of cost benefit studies, when ordered by either House of Congress, or upon his own initiative, or when requested by any committee of the House of Representatives or the Senate, or any joint committee of the two Houses, having jurisdiction over such programs and activities.
120. lappuse - Court may be correct when it says that Congress cannot constitutionally exercise removal authority over an official vested with the budget-reduction powers that § 251 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 gives to the Comptroller General. This, however, is not because "[t]he removal powers over the Comptroller General's office dictate that he will be subservient to Congress," ante, at 14; I agree with JUSTICE WHITE that any such claim is unrealistic.
81. lappuse - Identifying Trends With Fiscal, Budgetary, or Oversight Consequences for the Government Numerous GAO reports have alerted the Congress and other policymakers to crises in the making from an outdated federal food inspection system to the crumbling financial condition of the District of Columbia, from cost overruns in major weapons systems to the deterioration of nuclear weapons facilities. We believe that one of our priorities must always be to identify trends that could lead to major problems...
81. lappuse - ... depositors has many gaps. Although health care costs continue to grow at a rate faster than inflation and the delivery of health care services is rapidly changing, the implications of these changes for the financially pressed Medicare and Medicaid systems are unclear. Lastly, the Department of Energy's program to store and dispose of spent radioactive fuel from civilian nuclear power plants may be reaching a crisis. GAO is committed to helping the Congress face the challenge of deciding how to...
262. lappuse - December 31, 20X6 and 20X5, and the revenues, expenses and cash flows for the years then ended, on the basis of accounting described in Note X.
54. lappuse - GAO has become increasingly involved in policy analysis and policy development. Elected officials have the responsibility to set public policies and priorities. GAO's appropriate role is not to formulate policy but to contribute information and analysis that decisionmakers can use in evaluating options and making policy choices.