Budget authority rescission (71 - 80 of 167 items)
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under the Impoundment Control Act, that a portion of funds appropriated to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting be rescinded.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...
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 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...
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...
Legality of Executive Impoundments of Funds
B-207186: Published: Jun 3, 1982. Publicly Released: May 6, 1985.
Congressional concern was expressed regarding a GAO analysis of the legality of executive impoundments of funds appropriated for the Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Bank. GAO explained its disagreement on the issue with the Office of Management and Budget and the reasons why it concluded that a withholding of Bank funds was unauthorized. GAO explicitly stated that the withholding of the same...
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...
The President's Eleventh Special Message for FY 1984
OGC-84-15: Published: Jul 16, 1984. Publicly Released: Jul 16, 1984.
GAO reviewed the President's eleventh special message to Congress for fiscal year 1984.The special message proposed three new deferrals of budget authority totaling $1,850,000 and revisions to five previously reported deferrals totaling $98,533,000...
Lapsed Budget Authority--Fiscal Year 1981
AFMD-84-54: Published: May 29, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reported on the total amount of lapsed budget authority for executive branch departments and agencies during fiscal year 1981, focusing on the reasons for lapsed budget authority and whether any of the lapsed funds should have been reported to Congress as rescissions.GAO found that, in the accounts reviewed, lapsed funds were caused by: (1) programmatic cha...