TITLE

Information Collection and Management at the Federal Communications Commission

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;3/1/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which examined the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) information collection and management practices. GAO found that commission information is collected and managed by FCC's bureaus and offices using commission-wide programs, policies and procedures. The article discusses the strengths and weaknesses in such practices and the status of their internal review.
ACCESSION #
48809355

 

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