Bills Relating to the General Accounting Office: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 12113 ... H.R. 12181 ... and H.R. 14718 ... June 5 and 6, 1974
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Legislation and Military Operations Subcommittee
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1974 - 139 pages
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Page 126 - Secretary or his delegate shall constitute public records; but, except as hereinafter provided in this section, they shall be open to inspection only upon order of the President and under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary or his delegate and approved by the President.
Page 33 - Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, the financial transactions of each executive, legislative, and judicial agency, including but not limited to the accounts of accountable officers, shall be audited by the General Accounting Office in accordance with such principles and procedures and under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Comptroller General of the United States.
Page 25 - The Board shall have an official seal which shall be judicially noticed. (c) The Board shall at the close of each fiscal year make a report in writing to Congress and to the President stating in detail the cases it has heard, the decisions it has rendered, the names, salaries, and duties of all employees and officers in the employ or under the supervision of the Board, and an account of all moneys it has disbursed.
Page 28 - ... of regulations in Subchapter C. The regulations in Subchapter C relate to all classes of claims by and against the United States except: (a) Those claims which are under the exclusive jurisdiction of administrative agencies pursuant to specific statutory authority ; (b) Those claims arising out of freight and passenger transportation services furnished for the account of the United States which are covered in Subchapter D of this chapter. (Sec. 311, 42 Stat.
Page 65 - I will be happy to answer any questions you or members of the Committee may have.
Page 126 - The board of directors of the corporation shall determine and prescribe the manner in which its obligations shall be incurred and its expenses allowed and paid.
Page 109 - Act of 1942, the Office of Management and Budget is charged with the responsibility for monitoring Federal paperwork to eliminate unnecessary duplication and to simplify required forms. According to Senator Mclntyre, the 1942 law "contained the potential for holding in check the tendency of the executive bureaucracy to demand even more data from small business." From the small business viewpoint, this well-intentioned law has failed miserably. Judging solely upon the facts presented previously, the...
Page 33 - The transfer of personnel pursuant to this paragraph shall be without reduction in classification or compensation for one year after such transfer, except that the...
Page 33 - For the purpose of this paragraph, an express or implied contract with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Navy Exchanges, Marine Corps Exchanges, Coast Guard Exchanges, or Exchange Councils of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall be considered an express or implied contract with the United States.