Requests to GAO: Process at a Glance

Published: Feb 10, 2017. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 2017.

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This document provides a summary of the process and timing of requests to GAO. This quick guide includes information for Congress on making a request, how GAO initiates and designs the audit, preliminary briefings to congressional requesters, agency review, and issuing the report.

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