The Inspector General of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) also holds the position of Inspector General of the Commission on Civil Rights. The biography and contact information for the Inspector General is provided on GAO’s website.
The Inspector General conducts audits and investigations relating to programs and operations administered or financed by the Commission and keeps the commissioners and the Congress fully and currently informed concerning fraud or other serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies identified. The Inspector General also recommends and reports on the progress of Commission corrective actions to address such problems, abuses, and deficiencies.
Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse
"The provisions of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements are consistent with and do not supersede, conflict with, or otherwise alter the employee obligations, rights, or liabilities created by existing statute or Executive order relating to (1) classified information, (2) communications to Congress, (3) the reporting to an Inspector General of a violation of any law, rule, or regulation, or mismanagement, a gross waste of funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety, or (4) any other whistleblower protection. The definitions, requirements, obligations, rights, sanctions, and liabilities created by controlling Executive orders and statutory provisions are incorporated into this agreement and are controlling. See Executive Order 12598, as amended; 5 U.S.C. 2302(b)(8); 5 US.C. 7211; 5 U.S.C. Appendix 3; 18 U.S.C. 641, 793, 794, 798, 952 and 1924; 42 U.S.C. 1975 et seq.; 50 U.S.C. 421 et seq.; and 50 U.S.C. 783."
Allegations of potential fraud, waste, or abuse in Commission programs and operations can be reported to the Inspector General through the GAO OIG.
· Call toll-free: (866) 680-7963 or
· Online at: https://oig.alertline.com
Reports, Publications, and Testimonies
The Inspector General makes its audit reports, semiannual reports to the Congress, and testimonies publicly available through this website once they are issued.
Audit and Other Reports
Fiscal Year 2012 Federal Information Security Management Act Evaluation
OIG/USCCR-13-2, November 15, 2012
Fiscal Year 2012 Management and Performance Challenges
OIG/USCCR-13-1, November 7, 2012
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights: Compliance with the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010
OIG/USCCR-12-1, March 15, 2012
Semiannual Report — October 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013
April 26, 2013
Semiannual Report — April 1, 2012 - September 30, 2012
December 4, 2012
Semiannual Report — November 18, 2011 - March 31, 2012
April 27, 2012