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Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities for Improvement and Considerations for Restructuring

By United States. Government Accountability Office.


Testimony issued by the Government Accountability Office with an abstract that begins "On February 17th, Chairman Lieberman and Senator Warner introduced S. 2129, entitled “Reforming and Consolidating Government Act of 2012”, a bill renewing the Presidential authority to propose government organizational changes and obtain congressional approval through an expedited process. From 1932 to 1984, Congress provided the President with some form of reorganization authority. S. 2129 renews most of the statutory framework as it existed before the authority lapsed in 1984. However, S. 2129 proposes noteworthy changes, both in terms of eliminating restrictions on the scope of a President’s plan and placing additional requirements on such plans.

Topics: Government accountability -- United States., government operations, government efficiency and effectiveness, testimony
Publisher: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Year: 2012
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