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Review of Accounts of Certifying Officers

Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-06-10.

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

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Dear Mr. Jacobson:

        We have made a review for the settlem~ent of accounts 0lE certifying
officers    of the Cartographic   Division,  Soil Conservation  Service,
Department of Agriculture,      Hyattsville,  Maryland, through June 30, I!J;PO,
Our review was m’ade pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921
(31 U.S.& 531, and the Accounting and Auditing         Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 67).           .

        Olar review, which was completed in April 1971, consisted        of an evalual
tion of tha administrative        procedlzres and controls   relative  to the receipt
and disbursement       af funds and included such tests of financial       tranam
actdons and records 88 we corisidered           appropriate, Wrr did not review
payroll     operations   or program activities.

      We found tho administrative   procedures  and internal   controls    to be
generally-effective  a and the selected transactions     which we reviened
were processed in a satisfactory    manner.
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  ,f’ We wish to acknowledge the courtesies    and cooperation   extended to
by representatives    during the review.

       Copies of this letter   are being sent to the Administrator,    Soil              .
Conservation    Service, and the “fnsp&ztor General, Department of
Agriculture,
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                                                                Regional Hmwiger



Mr. James L, Jacobson, AssisccaisL ‘91irec,.Jr
Cartographic  Division,    Soil, Conservation
  S~ervdce
Deptnrtment Qf AgriGvlture
Hyattsville,  Haryland     20382
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