GAO Affairs

The Official DoD Website for U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Matters & Liaison

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GAO Documents

United States Code (USC)

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31 USC 716 Availability of Information and Inspection of Records
31 USC 718 Availabliity of Draft Reports
31 USC 720 Agency Reports

DoD Instructions (DoDI)

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DoDI 7650.01 Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Comptroller General Requests for Access to Records
DoDI 7650.02 Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reviews and Reports
DoDI 7650.03 Follow-up on Government Accountability Office (GAO), Inspector General of the Department of Defense (IG DoD), and Internal Audit Reports

Info Sheets

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PDF Process for DoD Review and Response to GAO Official Draft Reports
PDF Guidance for Working with GAO During a GAO Review
PDF Guidance for Completing DoD Security Reviews of GAO Draft Reports

OMB Circulars

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A-50 Audit Followup

GAO Review Lifecycle

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STH 9/08 GAO Review Lifecycle

Memorandums (DoD CAC Required)

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11504-16 Functional Transfer of Government Accountability Office Audit Liaison Functions
Memo Government Accountability Office Audit Liaison Functions
Memo Changes to the Government Accountability Office Audit Liaison Process