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Administrative Operations, Federal Highway Administration

Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-06-21.

Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)

Ml-. J, X3@Kemp
Regional      Highway Administrator                                     110011011800111110010111
                                                                                  LM089435
Federal    FILghway Administration
Department-of       Transportation
ko,     BOX 7186, country CZU~ station
Kansas       city,           ~issauri            64.~3

Dear   Mr.           Kemp:

         We have examined                      selected     administrative         operations         and rela.ted
financfal      transactions                     of the Re@;ional           OfSice,   Federal    Wi,~hway A.dmin-
istration,        Kansas City,                    Missouri.       Our     review   \T~S  ride   pursi~ari”i,    t3
authority       contained    in                 the Dudget and Accounting               Act,  l-922 (31 U.S.C.              53)
and the Accounting          and                 Auditing     Act of 1950 (31 73,S.C.            67)*

         Our review was made to provide                  a basis     for Clearing        the certifying
officers       of the Regional          Office     through      June 30, 1970.         We examined
selected      administrative           cash receipts        and dfsbursement        transactions         nad
tested     budgetary        controls.        The review       did no-t include      exaainatlon         of
paymeats      -to States       and local       governments       undar highway      programs       for
which division          ofFices       of the Region        have direct     respansibility.

        The transactions                        and records      wh.Lch we reviewed          were    generalJ..y
satisfaactory.

        In accordame          with General        Accounting                   Office       Policy       and Procedure
Manual     Sor Guidance         of Federal       Agencies     (8               GAO Section          lj),    the records
of Pflaancial       trmtsactlons       through       June 30,                  1970, may be transm’itted               to
the Federal       Records       Center   for storage,        in                coi;ipliance        with your agency’s
overall     1-ec ords management         program      D


      We wish to                        acknowledge     the cooperation         and assistance          eykended      to
cmr representatives                          during   the review.

       A copy of this      report                        is befng    sent to    the     Assistant   Secretary         for
Administration,      Department                          of Transportation,           and the Administrator,
Federa       Elghway Administration.
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                                                                                           June 21, 1971

Mr, J. Be Kemp
Regional Highway Administrator
Federal Highway Administration
Department of Transportation
P.0, Box 7186, Country     Club Station
.bnsas city, M~SSOUP~ 64113

Dear Mr.   Kemp:


        We have     examined selected a?,miriistr&tive         o~erztions    snC  related
financial       transactions   of the Regional Office,           Federal HL#way .&kin-
istration,        Kansas City, Xissouri,            Our review was ixZe pUrSLiant      to
authority       contained in the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C.                                      53)
and the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1450 (31 U.S.C.                    67).
        Our review was made to provide a basis for cie;lrLng the certifying
officers    of the Regional Office through June 30, 1970. We examined
selected administrative     cash receipts    and disbursement trzisactions  ~lrd
tested budgetary controls.       T'ne review did not include examination   of
payments to States and local governmerits under hi&way 'pr,ograms for
which division     offices of the Region have direct responsibility.

       The transactions      and records              which we reviewed                  were generally
satisfactory.

        In accordance with Generai Accountin?                              Office Policy and ProceZurc
Manual for Guidance of Federal Agencies (8                                 GAO Section X3), the records
of financial     transactions tkzrou,$~ Zune 30,                           1970, may be transmitted   to
the Federal Records Center for storage,       in                           coi;ipliance with your agency's
overall    records management program.

     We wish to acknowledge the cooperation                                  and assistance      extended   to
our representatives  during the review.

      A copy of this report is beiq    sent to the Assistant   Secretary                                    for
Administration,   Department of Transportation,   and the Administrator,
Federal Bighway Administration.

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