Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/733

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PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3367 (b) MATTERS REQUIRED FOR REPORT. —The report shall include the following matters: (1) With respect to each department or agency of the Federal (Government that has an inspector General appointed in accordance with the Inspector General Act of 1978 whose only or principal source of legal advice is the general counsel or other chief legal officer of the department or agency, an assessment of the extent of the independence of the legal advisers providing advice to the Inspector General. (2) A comparison of the findings under the assessment referred to in paragraph (1) with findings on the same matters with respect to each Inspector General whose source of legal advice is legal coimsel accountable solely to the Inspector General. SEC. 6008. COST SAVINGS FOR OFFICIAL TRAVEL. 5 USC 5702 note. (a) GUIDELINES. —The Administrator of the General Services Administration shall issue guidelines to ensure that agencies promote, encourage, and facilitate the use of frequent traveler programs offered by airlines, hotels, and car rented vendors by Federal employ- ees who engage in official air travel, for the purpose of reaUzing to the maximum extent practicable cost savings for official travel. (b) REQUIREMENT.— Any awards granted under such a frequent traveler program accrued through official travel shall be used only for official travel. (c) REPORT.— Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall report to Congress on efforts to promote the use of frequent traveler programs by Federal employees. SEC. 6009. PROMPT RESOLUTION OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS. 5 USC app. 5 Federal agencies shall resolve or take corrective action on all Office of Inspector General audit report findings within a maximum of six months after their issuance, or, in the case of audits performed by non-Federal auditors, six months after receipt of the report by the Federal Government. TITLE VII—SMALL BUSINESS AND SOCIOECONOMIC LAWS Subtitle A—Small Business Laws SEC. 7101. REPEAL OF CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS. (a) SET-ASIDE PRIORITY. — Section 15 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644) is amended by striking out subsections (e) and(f). (b) CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCE. — Section 804 of Public Law 102-^84 (106 Stat. 2447; 10 U.S.C. 2305 note) is repealed. SEC. 7102. CONTRACTING PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN SMALL BUSINESS 15 USC 644 note. CONCERNS. (a) PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES AUTHORIZED. —(1) To faciHtate the attainment of a goal for the participation of small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individu£ds that is established for a Federal agency