Supergrade Positions: Hearing, Ninety-first Congress, First Session ... November 5, 1969

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Page 1 - ... (2) fix the respective rates of pay of such positions at rates equal to rates of basic pay contained in grades 16, 17, and 18 of the General Schedule set forth in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code.
Page 15 - I would certainly be less than honest if I did not say that I have been disappointed that I haven't been able to arrange this.
Page 23 - ... Budget, submitted to Congress in January, contemplates total outlays for fiscal year 1970 of $195 billion. This figure, of course, changed with the ceiling. According to the budget this was an increase of $97 billion since 1961. The operating budget of the General Accounting Office for the same period increased from $40.9 million to an estimated $63.2 million, or $22.3 million. This means that during this period the GAO budget increased 54 percent while the budget for the Government as a whole...
Page 23 - ... billion. The magnitude and complexity of the operations of the Department of Defense require that we place extremely heavy responsibilities upon our staff. For example, in the area of procurement alone, the Department of Defense is awarding contracts for weapon systems and related equipment and supplies at the rate of about $43 billion a year, involving some 11 to 15 million contract actions.
Page 25 - Before the Subcommittee on Executive Reorganization of the Senate Committee on Government Operations, 89th Cong., 1st Sess.
Page 25 - AVe have endeavored to increase our professional capability and productivity to meet the needs of the Congress and more effectively discharge our statutory responsibilities. By experience, we have determined that staff members recruited from colleges and universities develop rapidly to positions of responsibility and maintain the high professional standards required in our work. In recent years, we have recruited an average of approximately 350 graduates of very high quality from some 200 colleges...
Page 27 - ... agencies, and the Nation at large. In addition to regular channels of acquisition, including international exchange and orders from established book dealers, the Library of Congress has in recent years been given by legislative enactment far greater international acquisitions responsibilities.
Page 23 - During the last half of fiscal year 1968 and the first 8 months of this fiscal year, we have been engaged in reviewing the principal programs authorized by the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, as amended, pursuant to the requirements of title II of the economic opportunity amendments of 1967. This represents one of the most comprehensive and complex reviews that we have undertaken and within an exceedingly tight time schedule. Approximately 250 of our staff participated in reviews of the Job Corps,...
Page 25 - Members is some 32 individual requests relating to defense procurement matters. For example, we are providing information and assistance to the chairman, Senate Armed Services Committee, on the committee's investigation into three major weapon systems — the Army Cheyenne Helicopter, the Air Force SRAM air-to-ground missile and the Navy Condor air-to-ground missile. We recently completed our examination into the cost overruns and total cost...
Page 23 - In 1968, defense outlays will account for $72.3 'billion, or about 50 percent of the total administrative budget. We contemplate scheduling approximately 1,000 man-years of our professional staff on reviews and examinations in the major functional areas of defense activities, including procurement, supply management, manpower, research and development, facilities and construction, support services, and management control systems. Additional details concerning our plans are contained in pages 51 through...

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