Rural Development, Agriculture, and Related Agencies Appropriations for 1991: Secretary of Agriculture

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Page 84 - For it is written in the law of Moses, Thou shalt not muzzle the mouth of the ox that treadeth out the corn.
Page 434 - ... (3) to provide a means for keeping the head of the establishment and the Congress fully and currently informed about problems and deficiencies relating to the administration of such programs and operations and the necessity for and progress of corrective action ; thereby is hereby established in each of such establishments an office of Inspector General.
Page 83 - TO MESSIEURS THE PUBLIC. I am one of that class of people, that feeds you all, and at present is abused by you all ; in short I am a farmer.
Page 431 - The estimates include proposed changes in the language of this item as follows (new language underscored; deleted matter enclosed in brackets...
Page 2 - STANDARDIZATION OF TERMINOLOGY, DEFINITIONS, CLASSIFICATIONS, AND CODES FOR FISCAL, BUDGETARY, AND PROGRAM-RELATED DATA AND INFORMATION "SEC. 202. (a) (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, in cooperation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the Director of the Congressional Budget Office, shall develop, establish, maintain, and publish standard terminology, definitions, classifications, and codes for Federal fiscal, budgetary, and...
Page 428 - Department whose purposes are to promote economy and efficiency or prevent and detect fraud, waste and mismanagement; (4) recommends policies for and conducts, supervises or coordinates relationships between the Department and other Federal, State and local government agencies concerning: (a) promoting economy and efficiency; (b) preventing and detecting fraud...
Page 437 - Such report shall include, but need not be limited to — (1) an identification and description of significant problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of programs and operations...
Page 415 - ... from February 1 to 19. The bids are being analyzed and an announcement of the accepted bids should be made by mid-March. This announcement is about two weeks later than usual because the county ASCS committees have the responsibility of assuring that rental rates under the new CRP contracts are not in excess of the prevailing local rental rates for an acre of comparable land as required in the 1988 Appropriations Act.
Page 142 - I will be happy to supply the information for the record. [The information follows...
Page 428 - General : (1) provides policy direction and conducts, supervises and coordinates all audits and investigations; (2) reviews existing and proposed legislation and regulations and makes recommendations to the Secretary and Congress regarding the impact such initiatives will have on the economy and efficiency of the Department's programs and operations and the prevention and detection of fraud and abuse in such programs...