Comptroller General of the United States

Comptroller General of the United States

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Comptroller General of the United States is the director of the Government Accountability Office (GAO, formerly known as the General Accounting Office), a legislative branch agency established by Congress in 1921 to ensure the fiscal and managerial accountability of the federal government. The Budget and Accounting Act of 1921 "created an establishment of the Government to be known as the General Accounting Office, which shall be independent of the executive departments and under the control and direction of the Comptroller General of the United States" (Sec. 301) and the provided that 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...recommendations looking to greater economy or efficiency in public expenditures."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136677571
  • 9786136677576