Regulatory Roundup: May 17-23

By:
Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
May 23, 2017

AICPA

Joe Zanco, Louisiana CPA and Bank Executive, Receives AICPA Public Service Award 
Lafayette Banker Honored for Diverse Work in Community  
Published May 21, 2017 

CBO 

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1162, No Hero Left Untreated Act
May 22, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 91, Building Supportive Networks for Women Veterans Act
May 22, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1005, a bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans
May 22, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1973, Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1761, Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1848, Veterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1545, VA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2105, NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 467, VA Scheduling Accountability Act
May 19, 2017

Presentation
CBO’s Role in the Congressional Budget Process
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2288, Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Blog Post
CBO to release estimate for House-passed version of the AHCA on Wednesday, May 24
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1461, VET Protection Act of 2017
May 19, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2266, Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017
May 18, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 10, Financial CHOICE Act of 2017
May 18, 2017

Report
Testimony on the Comparisons of Federal and Private-Sector Employees’ Compensation
May 18, 2017

Blog Post
CBO Director’s Statement on the Cost of Government
May 17, 2017

Report
Testimony on the Costs of Federal Civilian Personnel: A Comparison With Private-Sector Employees
May 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1329, Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017
May 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 1725, a bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit certain reports relating to medical evidence submitted in support of claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary
May 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
H.R. 2200, Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
May 17, 2017

Cost Estimate
S. 763, Surface and Maritime Transportation Security Act
May 17, 2017

FAF 

FAF Issues 2016 Annual Report:
“Better standards. Better-informed decisions.”  [05/18/17]
News Release 
2016 Annual Report

FASB

Registration Opens for June 13 FASB Webcast on Software/SaaS Revenue Recognition for Investors  [05/18/17]
Course Description and Registration

Private Company Council  [05/18/17]
April 4, 2017 Meeting Minutes

GAO

Emerging Infectious Diseases:
Actions Needed to Ensure Improved Response to Zika Virus Disease Outbreaks
GAO-17-612T: Published: May 23, 2017. Publicly Released: May 23, 2017.

Tribal Transportation:
Better Data Could Improve Road Management and Inform Indian Student Attendance Strategies
GAO-17-423: Published: May 22, 2017. Publicly Released: May 22, 2017.

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands:
Implementation of Federal Minimum Wage and Immigration Laws
GAO-17-437: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Data Center Optimization:
Agencies Need to Complete Plans to Address Inconsistencies in Reported Savings
GAO-17-388: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Department of Transportation:
Experts Identified Areas for Operational Improvements without Implementing Organizational Changes
GAO-17-478: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Federal Workforce:
Sustained Attention to Human Capital Leading Practices Can Help Improve Agency Performance
GAO-17-627T: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Homeland Security:
Progress Made to Implement IT Reform, but Additional Chief Information Officer Involvement Needed
GAO-17-284: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Management Report:
Areas for Improvement in the Federal Reserve Banks' Information Systems Controls
GAO-17-537R: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Navy Force Structure:
Actions Needed to Ensure Proper Size and Composition of Ship Crews
GAO-17-413: Published: May 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Discretionary Grants:
Education Needs to Improve Its Oversight of Grants Monitoring
GAO-17-266: Published: Apr 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Employment Taxes:
Timely Use of National Research Program Results Would Help IRS Improve Compliance and Tax Gap Estimates
GAO-17-371: Published: Apr 18, 2017. Publicly Released: May 18, 2017.

Government Efficiency and Effectiveness:
Opportunities to Address Pervasive Management Risks and Challenges while Reducing Federal Costs
GAO-17-631T: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

High Risk:
Actions Needed to Address Serious Weaknesses in Federal Management of Programs Serving Indian Tribes
GAO-17-587T: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

Management Report:
Improvements Are Needed to Enhance the Internal Revenue Service's Internal Control over Financial Reporting
GAO-17-454R: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

Offshore Oil and Gas Resources:
Information on Infrastructure Decommissioning and Federal Financial Risk
GAO-17-642T: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

Service Contracts:
Agencies Should Take Steps to More Effectively Use Independent Government Cost Estimates
GAO-17-398: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

Space Acquisitions:
DOD Continues to Face Challenges of Delayed Delivery of Critical Space Capabilities and Fragmented Leadership
GAO-17-619T: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

Supplemental Security Income:
SSA Could Strengthen Its Efforts to Encourage Employment for Transition-Age Youth
GAO-17-485: Published: May 17, 2017. Publicly Released: May 17, 2017.

GASB

Financial Accounting Foundation Names Jeff Previdi Vice Chairman of Governmental Accounting Standards Board  
[05/17/17]
News Release

IASB

23 May 2017
IFRS 13—Call for applications to undertake literature review 

22 May 2017
IFRS Foundation to launch new website

19 May 2017
New translations available

18 May 2017
IASB publishes proposed Taxonomy Update for IFRS 17

18 May 2017
May 2017 IASB Update published and the Work Plan updated

18 May 2017
IASB finalises fundamental overhaul of insurance accounting

IRS  

Prepared Remarks of John A. Koskinen Commissioner Internal Revenue Service Before the Council for Electronic Revenue Communications Enhancement Arlington, VA May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017 — Commissioner Koskinen provides a written statement on the 2017 Filing Season and IRS Operations.

IRS Announces Three New Members for Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities
IR-2017-99, May 18, 2017 WASHINGTON— The Internal Revenue Service announced today the appointment of three new members of the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). ACT presents reports and recommendations to IRS leadership at a June 7 public meeting.

NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance 

Check Your Property Assessment Ahead of Grievance Day Deadline on May 23
Property owners who believe their assessment is too high can appeal to their local review board

For Release: Immediate, Friday, May 19, 2017
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded property owners—homeowners and businesses—that now is the time to review their assessments.

SEC

SEC Charges Fake Filer With Manipulating Fitbit Stock 
Washington D.C., May 19, 2017—The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against a Virginia-based mechanical engineer accused of scheming to manipulate the price of Fitbit stock by making a phony regulatory filing.

 

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