Congressional Oversight of the Government Printing Office: Hearing Before the Joint Committee on Printing, Congress of the United States, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, January 24, 1991

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 77 Seiten
 

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Seite 73 - ... GPO of schedule changes and late deliveries on their orders. o A survey is being prepared that will be sent to all PICS users asking for input on modifications needed to the current system, areas that require further automation, and suggestions as to how information can be more clearly presented. O One of several working groups comprised of representatives from GPO and member agencies of the ICPPS will be asked to review automation efforts and data accessibility and make appropriate recommendations....
Seite 2 - Printing shall have power to adopt and employ such measures as, in its discretion, may be deemed necessary to remedy any neglect, delay, duplication, or waste in the public printing and binding and the distribution of Government publications...
Seite 55 - When manuscript is submitted to members for revision it should be returned to the Government Printing Office not later than 9 o'clock pm In order to Insure publication in the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD Issued on the following morning ; and if all of the manuscript Is not furnished at the time specified, the Public Printer is authorized to withhold it from the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD for 1 day. In no case will a speech be printed In the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD of the day of its delivery if the manuscript is furnished...
Seite 2 - I would like to ask unanimous consent that my full statement be made a part of the record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection, so ordered. [The prepared statement of Senator Kassebaum follows:] PREPARED STATEMENT OF SENATOR KASSEBAUM Messrs.
Seite 73 - PPD's contractors' compliance records. GAO Recommendation. GAO reported that GPO data concerning contractor performance is not resident in a single, centralized 'ibid., p. 52. location. While some of the data can be accessed electronically, some cannot and, therefore, must be manually searched. Not only is this cumbersome, but hard copy or paper files which contain contractor information are not readily accessible to everyone. GAO recommended that the Public Printer "...automate, to the extent possible,...
Seite 73 - GPO's plan includes the following: o Information on the availability and use of quality and timeliness data will be prepared. 'ibid., p. 52. *Ibid., p. 52. o In-house training courses will be modified as necessary to incorporate guidance on the availability and use of appropriate data. GAP Recommendation. Billing information received by client agencies is inadequate. Consequently, GAO recommended that the Public Printer provide "...all customers with more detailed information on their bills, including...
Seite 75 - Steps have been taken to provide senior executive staff with a special 3-hour training session. The session was offered several months ago and focused on reviewing performance plans for meaningful job elements and standards. GAO Recommendation. GAO recommended that the " Public Printer improve the Executive Information Systems (EIS) and encourage its use by identifying the information that is needed to better manage the agency; redesigning the system to meet the information needs of GPO's top managers;...
Seite 53 - ... 1990 at the GPO. The cost of the initial equipment was about $25,000. Since then, nearly 100 libraries have made use of this service. Our depository libraries will reap benefits from this project as millions of Americans annually utilize these library as information resources. Electronic Publications. As more electronic publications in CD-ROM and diskette format have become available in recent months, we have been including them in the publications made available to depository libraries. Five...
Seite 1 - The subcommittee met pursuant to notice, at 9:32 am, in room SR-301, Russell Senate Office Building, Hon. Wendell H. Ford (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding. Staff members assigned to this hearing: Carol Carmody, professional staff member; Steve Palmer, senior professional staff member; and John Timmons, minority staff counsel.
Seite 37 - We will do our best to answer any questions that you and any other members of the subcommittee may have.

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