Legislative Branch Appropriations for 1974: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee of Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-third Congress, First Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1973 - 1252 pages

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Page 461 - The Comptroller General shall investigate, at the seat of government or elsewhere, all matters relating to the receipt, disbursement, and application of public funds, and shall make to the President when requested by him, and to Congress at the beginning of each regular session, a report in writing of the work of the General Accounting Office, containing recommendations concerning the legislation he may deem necessary to facilitate the prompt and accurate rendition and settlement of accounts and...
Page 589 - This Standard shall be used by defense contractors and subcontractors under Federal contracts entered into after the effective date hereof and by all relevant Federal agencies in estimating, accumulating, and reporting costs in connection with the pricing, administration, and settlement of all negotiated prime contract and subcontract national defense procurements with the United States in excess of $100,000...
Page 597 - General applicability. This Standard shall be used by defense contractors and subcontractors under Federal contracts entered Into after the •effective date hereof and by all relevant Federal agencies in estimating, accumulating, and reporting costs in connection with the pricing, administration, and settlement...
Page 1111 - Personnel compensation Salaries of full-time, temporary, and part-time employees of the Office of the Superintendent of Documents. 12 Personnel benefits For required contributions to retirement fund, life insurance and employees health benefits. 21 Travel and transportation of persons Travel expenses of the Office of the Superintendent of Documents, including statutory requirements of inspection of condition of depository libraries. Also covers necessary travel for inspection of new machinery and...
Page 406 - COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, we appreciate this opportunity to present our budget estimates and our plans for operating the General Accounting Office in fiscal year 1974.
Page 562 - Most of the estimated increase in domestic travel fund requirements for 1976 is needed for our regional office staffs to carry out accounting and auditing assignments in agency offices and contractor plants outside of Washington, and away from the cities where our regional offices and aubofflces are located. The nature of the activities of the Defense establishment requires...
Page 566 - The principal items of expense in this category are for transporting the household goods and personal effects of employees who are transferred between the United States and our European...
Page 563 - Congress in recent years, particularly in health, labor, and welfare, education, and in transportation. Expenditures for these programs are becoming sizeable. Our selective reviews at field locations require considerable travel by our Washington and regional staffs in order to achieve representative coverage in reviews of these programs.
Page 558 - Section 8334 of title 5, United States Code, provides that there shall be deducted and withheld from the basic salary of each civilian officer or employee to whom this law applies an amount equal to 7 percent of such basic salary as a deduction for retirement.
Page 590 - Since travel costs of personnel whose time is accounted for as direct labor working on other contracts are costs which are incurred for the same purpose, these costs may no longer be included within indirect cost pools for purposes of allocation to any covered Government contract. Contractor's Disclosure Statement must be amended for the proposed changes in accounting practices. (2) Contractor normally allocates planning costs indirectly and allocates this cost to all contracts on the basis of direct...

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