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Similar business assistance programs of two federal agencies have potential for duplication

United States. General Accounting Office

Similar business assistance programs of two federal agencies have potential for duplication

report to the Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States. -- Economic Development Administration,
  • United States. -- Small Business Administration,
  • Management

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    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1] leaf, v, 65 p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14896621M

    Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site. Disaster Financial Assistance for Workers and Small Business Owners; Disaster Financial Assistance with Food, Housing, and Bills The Chief Financial Officers Council works to improve financial. Federal agencies of the United States government Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

    opportunities for potential cost savings or enhanced revenues. To meet these objectives, we are including 81 areas for consideration based on related GAO work. This report is divided into two sections. Section I presents 34 areas where agencies, offices, or initiatives have similar or. Provide federal agency addresses for issuance of income withholding and medical support notices.

      Duplication, Overlap, And Inefficiencies In Federal Welfare Programs (Part 1 of 2) - House Oversight Committee - - House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on. Federal Election Commission (FEC) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC) Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB).


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Similar business assistance programs of two federal agencies have potential for duplication by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Similar business assistance programs of two federal agencies have potential for duplication: report to the Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate. [United States. General Accounting Office.; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.].

How many agencies does it take to solve a problem. Too many, a report finds. 🌙 + 📧 = 😏 Why you can't track 💰 It's hard right now. ☹️ Sound on, news on. Overlap and fragmentation among government programs or activities can be harbingers of unnecessary duplication.

In this report we include 81 areas for consideration drawn from GAO's prior and ongoing work. We present 34 areas where agencies, offices, or initiatives have similar or overlapping objectives or provide similar services to the same populations; or where.

Opportunities to Reduce Potential Duplication in Government Programs, Save Tax Dollars and Enhance Revenues [Government Accountability Office GAO, United States] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Opportunities to Reduce Potential Duplication in Government Programs, Save Tax Dollars and Enhance Revenues.

This testimony is based on our March 1,report and addresses two key issues: (1) federal programs or functional areas where unnecessary duplication, overlap, or fragmentation exists, the actions needed to address such conditions, and the potential financial and other benefits of doing so; and (2) other opportunities for potential cost.

Duplication Duplication and program overlap in the federal government are widespread. For example: Job training. Taxpayers spend $20 billion per year for job-training programs that are administered by 15 different federal agencies. Moreover, the GAO has found that most federal agencies are unable to determine the effectiveness of their.

U.S. Sens. Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) and Mark Udall (D-CO) have introduced legislation to change the Senate rules to ensure lawmakers have necessary information available to identify all similar existing federal programs before creating new initiatives. The objectives of this report are to (1) identify federal programs or functional areas where unnecessary duplication, overlap, or fragmentation exists, the actions needed to address such conditions, and the potential financial and other benefits of doing so; and (2) highlight other opportunities for potential cost savings or enhanced Size: 2MB.

(a) Purpose. This section establishes the policies for implementing section of the Stafford Act, entitled Duplication of Benefits. This section relates to assistance for individuals and families. (b) Government policy. (1) Federal agencies providing disaster assistance under the Act or under their own authorities triggered by the Act, shall cooperate to prevent and rectify duplication of.

A similar GAO report last March earned wide attention and sparked outrage after identifying more than programs dealing with surface transportation issues. Eighteen overlapping programs spent a combined $ billion last year on food and nutrition assistance. Ten different federal agencies operate 82 programs devoted to.

CHAPTER 3. DUPLICATION OF BENEFITS. GENERAL. Bar to Duplicate Payment of Benefits. [The law prohibits concurrent payment of education benefits under more than one law administered by VA and concurrent payment of education benefits and certain other federal benefit programs.

If a duplication is not listed in this chapter, then it is. Information and Assistance Organizations Introduction The consumer organizations listed in this reference guide provide direct services to people who are blind or visually impaired, including assistance and advisory services, information and referral services, and counseling and employment programs.

Report: Redundant federal programs waste billions Gregory Korte, USA TODAY Congressional auditors have found areas with fragmented%2C overlapping.

The Uniform Act and the common rule govern the relocation and land acquisition programs of all Federal Agencies. Those Federal Agencies that, for convenience, provide a cross reference to this part, and the location of those cross-references, are listed below: Department of Agriculture.

7 CFR part Department of Commerce. 15 CFR part A portal site from the Government Printing Office that allows searches across multiple government databases as well as direct links to searches for Congressional bills, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, Supreme Court decisions, administrative decisions, the Congressional Record, the U.S.

Code and Commerce Business Daily among others. benefits that generally is to be followed when Federal agencies provide disaster assistance. The delivery sequence specifies the following order in which a program should provide assistance and the other resources that must be considered before doing so: • Volunteer agencies’ emergency assistance programs; OIG Report ,File Size: 2MB.

Hazard Mitigation Assistance Tool for Identifying Duplication of Benefits Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) prohibits the use of Federal disaster related funds when assistance from another source has been or will be received, or is reasonably available for the same purpose resulting in an amount that exceeds the total need for that purpose.

Report says federal fragmentation, overlap, duplication abound Comptroller General Gene L. Dodaro, head of the Government Accountability Office, testifies before the House Committee on Oversight. What will be interesting is to see the extent to which the duplication and overlap is superficial and a political sound bite (which may be the case in 40 education and training programs that have different target populations and different goals), vs.

the extent to which it is real, like in food safety. U.S. Congress, Senate Select Committee on Small Business and House Select Committee on Small Business, Federal Handbook for Small Business: A Survey of Small Business Programs in the Federal Government Agencies, committee print, 89 th Cong., 3 rd sess., Janu (Washington: GPO, ), p.

5; and U.S. Congress, House .requires federal agencies to publish in the Federal Register places where the public can get information from the agencies.

requires similar publication of proposed rules and policy statements. and agencies to make such items as staff manuals and interpretations of policies available for copying to individuals. Under these programs task or delivery orders can be tailored to meet an agency’s unique needs and ordering agencies have the authority to manage task order performance.

The Schedules program and the GWACs contacts include negotiated, fair and reasonable contract prices/rates with the opportunity for additional task and delivery order level.