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Semiannual Reports to Congress: Home

About Semiannual Reports to Congress (SARs)

Section 5 of the Inspector General Act of 1978 requires federal Inspectors General to submit Semiannual Reports (SARs) to Congress, describing their respective offices' activities during the six-month reporting period. Section 5 further details the types of information to be included in the SAR, such as descriptions of significant problems, recommendations for corrective action, summary of matters referred to prosecutorial authorities, lists of audit/inspection/evaluation reports issued, and summaries of the most significant reports, among several other pieces of information. Each agency is required to submit a "Management Response" to each OIG SAR.

The agency links on this page point directly to the SAR portion of each IG website.

Fall 2020 SARs - as of 12/1/20

Agency Available and captured in Internet Archive Notes
Agency for International Development yes  
Amtrak yes  
Appalachian Regional Commission yes  
Architect of the Capitol    

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System /

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

yes  
Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (AbilityOne Program) yes  
Commodity Futures Trading Commission    
Consumer Product Safety Commission yes currently only in oversight.gov
Corporation for National and Community Service yes  
Corporation for Public Broadcasting yes  
Defense Intelligence Agency    
Denali Commission yes  
Department of Agriculture yes  
Department of Commerce    
Department of Defense yes  
Department of Education    
Department of Energy yes  
Department of Health and Human Services    
Department of Homeland Security yes  
Department of Housing and Urban Development    
Department of Interior yes  
Department of Justice yes  
Department of Labor yes  
Department of State yes  
Department of the Treasury    
Department of Transportation yes  
Department of Veterans Affairs yes  
Development Finance Corporation, U.S. International yes new OIG
Election Assistance Commission, U.S.    
Environmental Protection Agency yes  
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission yes  
Export-Import Bank of the United States yes  
Farm Credit Administration yes  
Federal Communications Commission yes  
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation yes  
Federal Election Commission yes  
Federal Housing Finance Agency yes  
Federal Labor Relations Authority yes  
Federal Maritime Commission yes currently only in oversight.gov
Federal Trade Commission yes  
General Services Administration    
Government Accountability Office yes  
Government Publishing Office yes  
Legal Services Corporation yes  
Library of Congress    
National Aeronautics and Space Administration yes  
National Archives    
National Credit Union Administration yes  
National Endowment for the Arts    
National Endowment for the Humanities    
National Labor Relations Board yes  
National Science Foundation yes  
National Security Agency    
Nuclear Regulatory Commission    
Office of Personnel Management    
Office of the Director of National Intelligence    
Pandemic Response Accountability Committee yes  
Peace Corps yes  
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation yes  
Postal Regulatory Commission    
Railroad Retirement Board yes  
Securities and Exchange Commission yes  
Small Business Administration yes  
Smithsonian Institution yes  
Social Security Administration yes  
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction yes quarterly
Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program yes  
Tennessee Valley Authority yes  
Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration    
U.S. International Trade Commission yes  
U.S. Postal Service yes