Budget deferrals (31 - 40 of 72 items)
Impoundment of Funds: Improper Deferral of Social Security Administration Funds
OGC-87-8: Published: Apr 13, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1987.
GAO reviewed one new deferral and three revised deferrals in the President's fifth special message for fiscal year 1987.GAO found that: (1) the deferral of $18 million of Social Security Administration budget authority was unauthorized, since the U.S. Court of Appeals invalidated a section of the Impoundment Control Act because of an unconstitutional veto provision; (2) the acts the President cite...
Status of Budget Authority Deferrals Disapproved by P.L. 99-349
OGC-86-23: Published: Sep 22, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 22, 1986.
GAO reported on the status of budget authority deferrals which Congress disapproved in the Urgent Supplemental Appropriations Act for fiscal year 1986.The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) continues to withhold $48,809,349 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's $131,132,949 in deferred budget authority as an unapportioned balance, since obligation would violate the sequestration...
[Response to Request for Comments on H.R. 4205]
B-222693: Published: Jul 21, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 5, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on H.R. 4205, which would amend the Impoundment Control Act to require the President to release budget authority withheld pursuant to a deferral unless, within 45 days of continuous congressional session after the date on which Congress received the proposal, Congress passed a bill approving the proposed budget authority deferral. Under the act, a...
[Question Concerning DOE Budget Deferral]
B-222410: Published: Apr 28, 1986. Publicly Released: Jun 3, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on the administration's deferral of $10.24 million for a Department of Energy project, which was reported in the President's third special message on February 5, 1986. GAO found that the deferral was in accordance with the requirements of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, and was proper. If Congress disapproves the deferral, th...
President's Fifth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1986
OGC-86-15: Published: May 16, 1986. Publicly Released: May 16, 1986.
GAO reviewed the President's fifth special message for fiscal year 1986.GAO found that: (1) the proposed deferrals were in accordance with existing authority; and (2) the President submitted one new rescission proposal which was released for obligation before the withholding period ended. GAO identified no new information, except as noted, that would be useful to Congress in its consideration of t...
Status of MARAD Budget Authority
OGC-86-11: Published: Apr 8, 1986. Publicly Released: Apr 8, 1986.
GAO reviewed the status of budget authority of a deferral of $8.5 million appropriated for the acquisition of a replacement Maritime Administration training vessel, which the President initially proposed in his third special message for fiscal year 1986.GAO found that: (1) the budget authority for the replacement vessel was improperly withheld; (2) Congress had disapproved a previous deferral of t...
Status of Budget Authority
OGC-86-7: Published: Mar 4, 1986. Publicly Released: Mar 4, 1986.
As required by the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act, GAO advised Congress of the status of budget authority which the President is withholding contrary to the act.GAO found that, pursuant to the act, the President reported a deferral of funds appropriated to the Department of Energy (DOE) for the development, operation, and maintenance of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. However, C...
President's Third Special Message for Fiscal Year 1986
OGC-86-5: Published: Feb 25, 1986. Publicly Released: Feb 25, 1986.
GAO reviewed one deferral included in the President's third special message for fiscal year 1986. The deferral affects the Department of Energy's budget authority for the development, operation, and management of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR).GAO found that: (1) $156.8 million of the deferred budget authority for the SPR account is a redeferral of budget authority that was subject to the 1...
President's Second Special Message for Fiscal Year 1986
OGC-86-3: Published: Jan 6, 1986. Publicly Released: Jan 6, 1986.
GAO reviewed the President's second special message for fiscal year 1986 which proposed eight new budget authority deferrals totalling over $2 billion.GAO noted that a full year deferral of annual funds, with no clear indication of conditions upon which the funds would be made available, raised the question of whether this message should be reclassified as a rescission. GAO found that: (1) a defer...
President's Twelfth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-86-1: Published: Nov 14, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 14, 1985.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's twelfth special message for fiscal year (FY) 1985 and first special message for FY 1986 were submitted to Congress on October 1, 1985.The messages proposed 2 new deferrals and 2 revised deferrals totalling about $1.4 billion for FY 1985 and 23 new deferrals totalling about $1.6 billion for FY 1986. GAO believes that the deferrals are...