Inspector General Open Recommendations
05/19/2008 - Department of Education Technical Career Institutes, Inc.’s Administration of the Federal Pell Grant and Federal Family Education Loan Programs Audit - Open Recommendations
We recommend that the Acting Chief Operating Officer for FSA require TCI to identify all students for whom TCI used an incorrect withdrawal date during the period July 1, 2004, to the present, recalculate the return of Title IV funds for those students in accordance with applicable regulations, and return any Title IV funds due to the Department or FFEL lenders, with all applicable interest.
We recommend that the Acting Chief Operating Officer for FSA require TCI to identify all students to whom TCI disbursed Pell Grants for attendance in any noncredit or reduced credit remedial course that reduced enrollment from full-time status during the period July 1, 2004, to the present, recalculate Pell Grant disbursements for those students in accordance with applicable regulations, and return any Title IV funds due to the Department with all applicable interest.
05/08/2008 - Farm Service Agency: Payment Limitation Review in Louisiana Audit - Open Recommendations
If an adverse determination is made for Recommendation 1, collect program payments subject to limitation for each year for which a scheme or device was adopted and for the subsequent year. (The producers’ payments subject to limitation totaled over $1.4 million for the 2000 through 2002 crop years. See exhibit E.)
03/17/2008 - Department of Justice A Review of the FBI's Use of National Security Letters: Assessment of Corrective Actions and Examination of NSL Usage in 2006 Open Recommendations
Implement measures to verify the accuracy of data entry into the new NSL data system by including periodic reviews of a sample of NSLs in the database to ensure that the training provided on data entry to the support staff of the FBI OGC National Security Law Branch (NSLB), other Headquarters divisions, and field personnel is successfully applied in practice and has reduced or eliminated data entry errors.
02/25/2008 - Election Assistance Commission Assessment of the EAC's Program and Financial Operations Open Recommendations
09/26/2007 - Farm Service Agency: Tobacco Transition Payment Program - Quota Holder Payments and Flue-Cured Tobacco Quotas Audit - Open Recommendations
08/27/2007 - Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency: Crop Bases on Lands with Conservation Easements Audit - Open Recommendations
03/31/2006 - Department of Justice A Review of the FBI's Handling and Oversight of FBI Asset Katrina Leung Open Recommendations
Require the field SSA, the ASAC, and the FBI Headquarters SSA responsible for each asset to signify that they have reviewed the entries in this subsection as part of the routine file review or of semi-annual or annual asset re-evaluations. If anomalies exist, the SSA should note what action has been taken with respect to them, or explain why no action is necessary, and the ASAC's agreement should be noted.
03/08/2004 - Followup Report on the Security of Biological Agents at U.S. Department of Agriculture Laboratories Audit - Open Recommendations
Agencies need to provide more specific guidance to BSL-3 laboratories on how to interpret and enforce the biosecurity measures listed in the BSL-3 manual. For example: • Site-specific guidance for inventory recordkeeping. • The type and frequency of internal reviews to be conducted and by whom. • Site-specific guidance for cybersecurity issues.