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Government Performance and Results Act of 1993

The  Government Performance and Results Act of 1993 (GPRA) (Pub. L. 103–62), a law enacted  to assist Congress evaluate the myriad programs funded by the Federal Government, both as to whether the programs are fulfilling their stated missions and how the agencies are administering the tasks assigned to them by Congress.

See also the BCR page on this law: 

Government Performance and Results Act of 1993
(Public Law 103-62)

See also the BCR page on the significant revision of the Act enacted in 2010:

GPRA Modernization Act of 2010
(Public Law 111-352)


GAO Glossary of Terms and Definition (September 2005)

Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)

The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. GPRA, also known as the Results Act, intends to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of federal programs by requiring federal agencies to develop strategic plans, annual performance plans, and annual program performance reports.

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