Example sentences for: oversight

How can you use “oversight” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The other reforms we have suggested-for a National Counterterrorism Center and a National Intelligence Director-will not work if congressional oversight does not change too.

  • Congress has passed the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation which included establishment of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), tougher independence standards for auditors of public companies, and independent funding sources for the PCAOB and the FASB; the SEC has taken a number of regulatory and enforcement actions and made initial appointments to the PCAOB; various U.S.

  • Page 2 beyond congressional oversight and GAO review.

  • Congress gave little guidance to executive branch agencies, did not reform them in any significant way, and did not systematically perform oversight to identify, address, and attempt to resolve the many problems in national security and domestic agencies that became apparent in the aftermath of 9/11.

  • Examples of important testimonies that helped the Congress in its oversight include our performance accountability and highrisk series, which depict the government's major management challenges and program risks; Social Security reform proposals; financial and operational aspects of the International Monetary Fund; DOD's anthrax vaccination program, and Medicare reform.


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