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Federally Chartered Corporation : review of the financial statement audit reports for the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War for fiscal years 1999-2002 by Jeanette M Franzel( )

14 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federally chartered corporation : review of the financial statement audit reports for the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum for 1999 and 1998 by United States( )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International journal of government auditing( )

in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreign military sales : improved Navy controls could prevent unauthorized shipments of classified and controlled spare parts to foreign countries : report to the Honorable Tom Harkin, U.S. Senate by United States( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1990 through 2001, the Department of Defense delivered over $138 billion in services and defense articles--including classified and controlled parts--to foreign governments through its foreign military sales programs. Classified spare parts are restricted for national security reasons, while controlled parts contain technology that the military does not want to release. GAO was asked to review the Air Force's internal controls aimed at preventing countries from requisitioning and receiving classified or controlled spare parts that they are ineligible to receive. The Air Force's internal controls for its foreign military sales program using blanket orders are not adequate, placing classified and controlled spare parts at risk of being shipped to countries not authorized to receive them. The Air Force's system has erroneously approved foreign country requisitions for classified and controlled spare parts based on incorrect federal supply classes. The system approves items for shipment based in part on an item's federal supply class--not the item's entire national stock number, which is a combination of the supply class number and a part number unique to the item. GAO found that because the system was not properly programmed and countries used unrestricted supply class numbers, the system erroneously approved 35 of 123 selected requisitions reviewed. For example, one country ordered a controlled outline sequencer used on various aircraft by using a supply class that was unrestricted, but incorrect for the part it requisitioned. Because supply class 1680 was not restricted and the system did not verify that 1680 was the correct supply class for national item identification number 010539320, the system approved the requisition. Had the system validated the entire 13-digit national stock number, it would have found that the number was incorrect and would not have approved the requisition. In addition, the Air Force has no written policies or procedures in place for recovering items that have been shipped in error. The Air Force has not validated modifications to the Security Assistance Management Information System that restrict parts available to foreign countries and has not tested the system since 1998 to ensure that it is working properly. Because modifications were not validated, the Air Force did not detect improperly made modifications to the system, and foreign countries were able to requisition and obtain controlled spare parts that, at the time, the Air Force was trying to restrict. GAO identified 18 instances in which countries requisitioned and received a controlled part for which they were not eligible because programmers had entered the restrictions in the wrong area of the system. Although Air Force officials subsequently told us that the part was improperly restricted, this example nevertheless demonstrates the need to validate system changes. Air Force command country managers did not always document reasons for overriding the recommendations of the system or the foreign military sales case manager. For 19 of the 123 requisitions GAO reviewed, command country managers overrode the system recommendations and shipped classified and controlled spare parts without documenting the reasons for overriding the system. For example, a command
The G.A.O journal : a quarterly sponsored by the U.S. General Accounting Office by United States( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World Trade Organization : U.S. experience in dispute settlement system : the first five years : statement of Susan S. Westin, Associate Director, International Relations and Trade Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Subcommittee on International Trade, Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate by Susan S Westin( )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ember countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have actively used the WTO dispute settlement system during the first five years and filed 187 complaints as of April 2000. The United States and the European Union were the most active participants, both as plaintiffs and defendants. Out of 25 cases in which the United States was a plaintiff, the United States prevailed in a final WTO dispute settlement ruling in 13 cases, resolved the dispute without a ruling in 10 cases, and did not prevail in two cases. As a defendant in 17 cases, the United States prevailed in one case, resolved the dispute without a ruling in 10 cases, and lost in six cases. Overall, GAO's analysis shows that the United States has gained more than it has lost in the WTO dispute resolution system so far. WTO cases have resulted in a large number of changes in foreign trade practices, while their effect on U.S. laws and regulations has been minimal. This testimony summarizes the June 2000 report, GAO/NSIAD/OGC-00-196BR, June 14 (36 pages)
Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service : migratory bird hunting : final frameworks for late-season migratory bird hunting regulations by Kathleen E Wannisky( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of federal appropriations law : annual update of the third edition by United States( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial audit. report to the Secretary of the Treasury by United States( )

in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeland security : new department could improve coordination but transferring control of certain public health programs raises concerns by Janet Heinrich( )

8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Federal, state, and local government agencies have differing roles with regard to public health emergency preparedness and response. The federal government conducts a variety of activities, including developing interagency response plans, increasing state and local response capabilities, developing and deploying federal response teams, increasing the availability of medical treatments, participating in and sponsoring exercises, planning for victim aid, and providing support in these of disaster and during special events such as the Olympic games. One of its main functions is to provide support for the primary responders at the state and local level, including emergency medical service personnel, public health officials, doctors, and nurses. This support is critical because the burden of response falls initially on state and local emergency response agencies. The President's proposal transfers control over many of the programs that provide preparedness and response support for the state and local governments to a new Department of Homeland Security. Among other changes, the proposed legislation transfers HHS's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Health Emergency Preparedness to the new department. Included in this transfer is the Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP), which currently leads the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in conjunction with several other agencies and the Metropolitan Medical Response System (MMRS). The Strategic National Stockpile currently administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), would also be transferred, although the Secretary of HHS would still manage the stockpile and continue to determine its contents. The President's proposal would also transfer the select agent registration enforcement program from HHS to the new department
Compact of Free Association : an assessment of the amended Compacts and related agreements by Susan S Westin( )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Export controls : national security risks and revisions to controls on computers : statement of Harold J. Johnson ... before the Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate by Harold J Johnson( )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am pleased to be here today to discuss export controls for high performance computers. My testimony is based on work that we have conducted over the past 3 years, particularly the reports we issued in 1998 and 1999.' U.S. policy with respect to the export of sensitive technology, including computers, is to seek a balance between the U.S. economic interest in promoting exports and its national security interests in both maintaining a military advantage over potential adversaries and denying the spread of technologies used in developing weapons of mass destruction. The United States has long controlled the export of high performance computers to sensitive destinations, such as Russia and China. These computers have both civilian (dual use) and military applications and technological advancements in computing power have been rapid. The Department of Commerce has primary responsibility for managing the licensing of these dual-use items and weighing the promotion of commercial interests in exporting items against the protection of national security interests. For the past several years, there has been continuing congressional concern about and debate over whether our national security is being harmed by relaxing export controls on high performance computers and over the rationale for subsequent revised controls
Financial audit. report to the Architect of the Capitol( )

in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Acting Comptroller General United States

Comptroller General

Comptroller general of the United States

Comptroller General United States, General Accounting Office

Contraloria General

Estados Unidos. Comptroller General of the United States

Estados Unidos. Contraloria General

Etats-Unis Comptroller general

Etats-Unis Comptroller general of the United States



GAO (Estados Unidos)

GAO (General Accounting Office)

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General Accounting Office

General Accounting Office United States

General Accounting Office (USA)

Główny Urząd Obrachunkowy Stanów Zjednoczonych.

Spojené státy americké Comptroller General of the United States

U.S. General Accounting Office

United States Acting Comptroller General

United States Comptroller General

United States Comptroller General General Accounting Office

United States Comptroller General of the United States

United States Contraloria General

United States. General accounting office

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