History[ edit ] The Government Performance Act was signed by President Clinton on August 3,  but not implemented until the year From the time it was signed the Government focused on data collection and preparation for the following fiscal year. The fiscal year for the federal budget always starts October 1 and ends September 30 the following year. Similar legislation also attempted to approach performance management such as Zero-Based Budgeting , Total Quality Management , and a few other minor programs. These were some of the many unsuccessful programs that tried to establish Federal Performance Budgeting. Where these other bills failed to receive enough legislative approval to be made into law, the GPRA was successfully approved by both Congress and the President.
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The S. WaterSMART allows all bureaus of the Department to work with States, Tribes, local governments, and non-governmental organizations to pursue a sustainable water supply for the Nation by establishing a framework to provide federal leadership and assistance on the efficient use of water, integrating water and energy policies to support the sustainable use of all natural resources, and coordinating the water conservation activities of the various Interior offices.
See 5 , Renewable Energy. Ecosystem Restoration. To meet mission goals, a part of the programs must focus on the protection and restoration of aquatic and riparian environments influenced by its operations.
It is critical that Reclamation continue to invest in eco-system restoration if we are going to continue to supply water and power reliably as we have historically.
Strengthening Tribal Nations. We will implement Indian water rights settlements over the next 20 years. These activities include projects and actions to implement Indian water rights settlements, technical assistance to tribes, and ecosystem restoration. Renewable Energy.
Hydropower is a renewable and reliable resource providing clean energy to the western United States. More Information about the U.
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While the spending side is driven by rising health care costs and demographics, other areas should also be scrutinized. In addition, there are significant performance and management challenges that the federal government needs to confront. Our statement is based on our past and ongoing work on GPRA implementation, as well as our recently issued reports 1 identifying opportunities to reduce potential duplication in government programs, save tax dollars, and enhance revenue; and 2 updating our list of government operations at high risk due to their greater vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement, or the need for broad-based transformation. GPRAMA could help inform reexamination or restructuring efforts and lead to more efficient and economical service delivery in overlapping program areas by identifying the various agencies and federal activities--including spending programs, regulations, and tax expenditures--that contribute to crosscutting outcomes.
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