Budget rescissions (51 - 57 of 57 items)
Status of Budget Authority Proposed, but Rejected, for Rescission
OGC-78-2: Published: Oct 26, 1977. Publicly Released: Oct 26, 1977.
The President proposed budget authority for six items for rescission, but Congress did not complete action on the rescission bills within the 45-day period stipulated. The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act requires that those funds proposed, but not approved for rescission, be made available for obligation.The President proposed the rescission of $850,000 of annual budget authority...
Fourteenth and Fifteenth Special Presidential Messages for Fiscal Year 1977
OGC-77-26: Published: Aug 5, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1977.
The President's 14th special message for fiscal year 1977 transmitted to the Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 proposed two rescissions, $21.09 million concerning the foreign military credit sales program and $75 million concerning the General Services Administration's (GSA's) Federal Buildings Fund. This message also proposed the deferral of $12.465 million in budget author...
Report of Rescission and Deferrals of Budget Authority
OGC-77-25: Published: Aug 2, 1977. Publicly Released: Aug 2, 1977.
One rescission and three deferrals of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service, budget authority should have been, but were not, reported to the Congress by the President pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act.Despite the fact the USDA documents appear to indicate that all of the funds appropriated to the Forest Service under Public Law 95-26 were made available for obligation and ex...
Status of Budget Authority Involved in Three Rescissions
OGC-77-2: Published: Oct 13, 1976. Publicly Released: Oct 13, 1976.
The status of budget authority involved in three budget rescissions rejected by Congress is discussed. The requested rescission of $220,403,852 available for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare's Elementary and Secondary Education Program was amended, reducing the proposed amount by $10 million. A portion of these funds has been released, and the remainder of the budget authority is a...
Rescission of Department of Housing and Urban Development Budget Authority Pursuant to the Provisions of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974
ACG-76-23: Published: Apr 20, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1976.
No summary is currently available...
Report on the Status of Impounded Budget Authority for HUD
ACG-76-21: Published: Apr 6, 1976. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1976.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has been noted for allowing impounded funds to lapse. With this in mind, GAO will monitor the impounded budget authority amounting to $600 million authorized for the HUD state housing financing and development agencies which was proposed for rescission in the President Eighth Special Message...
Status of Impounded Budget Authority for Proposed Rescissions
ACG-76-19: Published: Mar 22, 1976. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1976.
Review is made of the status of impounded budget authority for 18 proposed rescissions included in the President's seventh and eighth special messages. All the budget authority was not released for 12 rescissions by the Office of Management and Budget because the rescission proposals included transition quarter and 1977 fiscal year budget authority, which is not required to be apportioned until 2...