Audit of Legislative and Public Affairs Expenses in the Department of Justice

Audit Report 08-25
July 2008
Office of the Inspector General


Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

  1. DOJ LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS EXPENSES AND STAFFING

  2. OIG Legislative and Public Affairs Survey
    OIG Legislative and Public Affairs Expense and Staffing Data Request
    FY 2007 Legislative and Public Affairs Expenses and Staffing Results
    Appropriations Law Staffing Restrictions
    Analysis of Legislative and Public Affairs Personnel Expenses
    Detailed Staffing Arrangements and Reimbursable Agreements
    Analysis of National Finance Center Public Affairs Staff List
    Recommendations

STATEMENT ON INTERNAL CONTROLS

STATEMENT ON COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND REGULATIONS

APPENDICES:

  1. OBJECTIVES, SCOPE, AND METHODOLOGY
  2. DETAILED COMPONENT EXPENSE AND STAFFING DATA
  3. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE COMPONENTS INCLUDED IN JMD REQUEST
  4. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE COMPONENTS INCLUDED IN OIG SURVEY AND DATA REQUEST
  5. USAOS INCLUDED IN OIG SURVEY AND DATA REQUEST
  6. FISCAL YEAR 2007 LEGISLATIVE AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS NON PERSONNEL EXPENSES BY COMPONENT
  7. SERIES 1035 PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST STAFF INCLUDED IN NATIONAL FINANCE CENTER DATABASE THAT WERE EXCLUDED FROM PUBLIC AFFAIRS EXPENSE TOTALS
  8. ACRONYMS
  9. CONSOLIDATED RESPONSE TO THE DRAFT REPORT
  10. ANALYSIS AND SUMMARY OF ACTIONS NECESSARY TO CLOSE THE REPORT



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