Reviews the establishment and evolution of the GAO as an auditor of Government agencies and activities and a provider of services to Congress relating to the oversight, investigation, and review of executive branch operations. Addresses proposed changes to GAO structure, organization, access to government records and information, and auditing of intelligence community. Covers GAO resources, including authorizations and appropriations, personnel levels, and personnel system; and discusses procedures for the appointment, removal, retirement, and resignation of the Comptroller General and Deputy Comptroller General.
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