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President's First Special Message for Fiscal Year 1979 Containing 30 Deferral Proposals
OGC-79-3: Published: Oct 31, 1978. Publicly Released: Oct 31, 1978.
The President's first special message for fiscal year 1979 pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 contains 30 deferral proposals affecting a total of $1,178.2 million in budget authority for the Departments of Agriculture; Commerce; Defense; Health, Education, and Welfare; Interior; Justice; State; Transportation; and Treasury; the General Services Administration; the Foreign Claims Settl...
Compensating Micronesian World War II Claims: Controversial Awards of Claims and Difficulties Distributing Payments
ID-77-62: Published: Mar 7, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 7, 1978.
The people of Micronesia were awarded $67 million for losses incurred during World War II. The United States was responsible for half the war-related awards of $34 million and for all postwar damages valued at over $32 million. Originally, the United States contributed $25 million to pay these awards. In October 1977, Congress authorized an additional $24 million to pay the U.S. share in full.Alth...
Comments on Forty-Two Proposed Deferrals of Budget Authority Contained in the President's Second Special Message for Fiscal Year 1978
OGC-78-1: Published: Oct 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1977.
The President's second special message to Congress for fiscal year 1978 contained 42 deferral proposals affecting a total of $1,480,612,000 in budget authority. Information provided in the deferral proposals for the following agencies is correct, and the actions being proposed in these cases have been clearly and accurately stated: the Department of Agriculture; the Department of Commerce; the Dep...