Recommendation: In order to improve the planning and oversight for future courthouse construction projects, to increase the efficiency of courtroom usage through courtroom sharing, and to ensure that future courthouses are built within the congressionally
authorized gross square footage, the Administrator of GSA should, in order to avoid requesting insufficient space for courtrooms based on the AnyCourt model's identification of courtroom space needs, establish a process, in cooperation with the Director of the Administrative Office of the U.
Legal services would also be excluded from the regulatory rule-making process by the Congressionally
The extra square footage consists of space that was constructed (1) above the congressionally
authorized size, (2) due to overestimating the number of judges the courthouses would have, and (3) without planning for courtroom sharing among judges.
Rumsfeld also headed up another congressionally
mandated group--a space commission.
The Wilderness Society inventory shows that 934,600 acres of the remaining ancient forest are permanently protected in congressionally
designated wilderness, special areas, and Research Natural Areas (RNAs); an additional 1,088,500 acres would be protected if the HCAs were adopted.
mandated cap of 65,000 foreign employees was met in record time for FY 2007 in which the final receipt date was May 26, 2006 -- less than two months after the numbers were initially released.
Section 830 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 directed GAO to compare procedures used for awarding noncompetitive defense contracts for new projects pursuant to (1) congressionally
directed spending items or congressional earmarks and (2) the special interests of senior executive branch officials.
Gallegly said he called Hagman several months ago to ask whether any new information was available or whether there were any new leads he could pursue congressionally
to thwart the tower, but never received a reply.
The IRS currently needs a long time to process information returns, so it is not likely that, under a tax reconciliation system in which the IRS would have to do even more return processing, taxpayers would receive their federal returns by the congressionally
mandated April 15 deadline.
The National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers (NAIFA) sued the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDlC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) seeking to overturn new rules recently adopted by all three banks and thrift regulatory agencies that exempt millions of real estate transactions from congressionally
mandated appraisal requirements.
While "the magnitude of environmental destruction has been tragic," things could have been much worse, according to the 68-page, congressionally
commissioned report, released Oct.
mandated CyberTipline, a reporting mechanism for child sexual exploitation, has handled more than 365,600 leads.