This issue of Review of Applied Urban Research features "A Study of Mandated Technology Adoption," by Peter C. Young.
The Wyoming State Legislature in 1980 enacted the Uniform Municipal Fiscal Procedures Act (UMFPA). Among other things, UMFPA established specific guidelines for conformance to uniform fiscal procedures for first class cities in Wyoming.1 Of significance to this study were the requirements for use of a standardized chart of accounts and the adoption of generally accepted accounting procedures.
(CPAR), Center for Public Affairs Research, "Review of Applied Urban Research 1983, Vol. 11, No. 5" (1983). Publications Archives, 1963-2000. 479.