Impoundment (121 - 130 of 326 items)
Rescission of Budget Authority Not Reported Pursuant to Impoundment Control Act
OGC-85-18: Published: Sep 26, 1985. Publicly Released: Sep 26, 1985.
GAO reported a rescission of budget authority which was appropriated to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) that should have been, but was not, reported to Congress by the President.Although ORR believed that a funding level of $50 million was available in fiscal year (FY) 1985, on June 28, 1985, GAO determined that Congress intended a total of $89 million to be available for obligation. The...
President's Eleventh Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-85-17: Published: Aug 22, 1985. Publicly Released: Aug 22, 1985.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's eleventh special message for fiscal year 1985 was submitted to Congress.The special message proposed one new deferral totalling $16,004,810. GAO believes that the proposed deferral is in accordance with existing authority, and identified no further information which would be useful to Congress in consideration of the deferral...
Status of Budget Authority That Was Proposed for Rescission
OGC-85-16: Published: Jul 31, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1985.
GAO reported on the status of budget authority that was proposed for rescission in the President's ninth special message for fiscal year 1985.The President proposed two rescissions of budget authority which totalled $37,401,818 and had been made available to the Department of Energy and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The Impoundment Control Act requires that funds proposed for rescission...
President's Eighth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-85-11: Published: Jul 24, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 24, 1985.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's eighth special message for fiscal year 1985 was submitted to Congress on March 22, 1985.The special message proposed five new deferrals totalling $121,544,000 and three revised deferrals totalling $162,677,884. GAO believes that the proposed deferrals are in accordance with existing authority. GAO noted that the proposed deferrals re...
President's Ninth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-85-13: Published: Jul 2, 1985. Publicly Released: Jul 2, 1985.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's ninth special message for fiscal year 1985 was submitted to Congress on May 16, 1985.The special message proposed two new rescission proposals totalling approximately $37.5 million, two new deferrals totalling $24 million, and a revised deferral totalling $32.3 million. GAO identified no additional information that would be useful to...
B-202472: Published: Mar 25, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
The President has recently proposed, under the Impoundment Control Act, that a portion of funds appropriated to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting be rescinded. GAO was asked about the legality of the President's rescission proposal, and whether there was any bar to Congress' acting this year to reduce the Corporation's fiscal year 1982 appropriation. The Corporation was established as a nonp...
Availability of Deferred Budget Authority
B-205053: Published: Dec 31, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Award of Grant by Education
B-204905: Published: Nov 2, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked whether the Department of Education's failure to award a grant to an education improvement program beginning in March 1981 constituted an impoundment of funds. The issue became moot on September 30, 198l, when Education awarded the grant. Under the award, the program may recover grant program expenses which it incurred from March 1981 through the date of the award. The failure to fun...
Comments on Draft Bill To Amend Impoundment Control Act of 1974
B-207675: Published: Aug 13, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO commented on a draft bill which would subject loan guarantee authority to the Impoundment Control Act in the same manner as budget authority. The general purpose of the bill is to subject executive implementation of loan guarantee programs to more congressional oversight, and GAO believes that it provides an adequate basis for achieving that purpose. Specif...
Comments on the Impoundment Control Act
B-200685: Published: Nov 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to present its views on the Impoundment Control Act and on changes to the act which would improve its operation. GAO believes that the basic framework of the act is sound. Its enactment constituted an important step in reassertion by Congress of greater control over the federal budget. The act requires that all impoundments be reported to Congress and gives Congress ultimate control...