Appropriated funds (81 - 90 of 134 items)
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 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...
Determination as to Whether Hiring Freeze Violates U.S. Code
B-198103: Published: Feb 19, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked if the hiring freeze imposed by President Reagan violates a section of the U.S. code which requires that the Veterans Administration (VA) be provided with the full funded personnel ceiling for which Congress had appropriated funds for the year in three specified accounts. GAO agreed with the VA position that the presidential hiring freeze was not applicable to the positions which Con...
Director of OMB Compliance With Title 38 of U.S. Code
B-198103: Published: Apr 27, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
A GAO opinion was requested as to whether the Director of the Office of Management and Budget was in compliance with the section of the United States Code which requires the Director to provide authority and funds to the Veterans Administration to employ the number of personnel for which Congress appropriated funds under the appropriations for medical care, medical and prosthetic research, and med...
Funding for the Innovative Rate Grant Program
B-205053: Published: May 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to determine whether fiscal year (FY) 1981 funds for the Department of Energy's innovative rate grant program had been withheld in violation of federal law; and, if no funds have been made available for the innovative rate program for FY 1982, whether there is currently an unreported impoundment. GAO found no indication of a current unreported impoundment in the appropriation account...
Legality of an Impoundment of Funds Appropriated for the Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank
B-207186: Published: May 5, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO was asked to comment on issues concerning the legality of an impoundment of funds appropriated for the Solar Energy and Solar Energy Conservation Bank and the relevance of certain sections of the Energy Security Act and the Impoundment Control Act. The Impoundment Control Act requires that funds withheld pending rescission be made available for obligation at the end of a prescribed period, and...
Query Concerning Required SPR Fill Rate and Possible Impoundment of Funds
B-208196: Published: May 5, 1983. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
GAO responded to questions concerning the required fill rate for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR); whether the Department of Energy (DOE) is impounding funds by filling at the present rate; and what minimum SPR fill rate is required under the Energy Emergency Preparedness Act. GAO stated that the operative provisions of the act require a minimum fill rate of 220,000 barrels per day; however,...
President's Seventh Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-85-10: Published: May 22, 1985. Publicly Released: May 22, 1985.
Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, the President's seventh special message for fiscal year 1985 was submitted to Congress on March 1, 1985.The special message proposed six new deferrals totalling $58.9 million and four revised deferrals totalling about $110 million. GAO believes that the proposed deferrals are in accordance with existing authority. GAO identified no further informati...
Query Regarding Availability of Fund for Making Business Loans
B-209680: Published: Feb 24, 1983. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the availability of the Economic Development Revolving Fund for making direct loans to qualified businesses during the current fiscal year (FY). GAO believes that the fund is available for this purpose in its entirety during FY 1983, although the Economic Development Administration is not required to make any direct loans. As long as the funds...
President's Sixth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1985
OGC-85-7: Published: Apr 12, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1985.
GAO reported on the President's sixth special message for fiscal year 1985 pursuant to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974.The special message proposed 16 new rescission proposals totalling $1,047,089,569, 9 revised rescission proposals totalling $386,829,000, 21 new deferrals of budget authority totalling $1,249,016,539, and 8 revised deferrals of budget authority totalli...