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Status Report on Budget Authority That Was Proposed for Rescission
OGC-82-1: Published: Oct 28, 1981. Publicly Released: Oct 28, 1981.
GAO reviewed the status of the budget authority that was proposed for rescission, but for which Congress failed to pass a rescission bill as defined in the Impoundment Control Act.In its review, GAO found that the funds for the SRC-II coal liquefaction project, which were earmarked for rescission in the President's twelfth special message, have been apportioned to the Department of Energy's (DOE)...
President's Sixth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1980
OGC-80-9: Published: Mar 31, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 31, 1980.
The President's sixth special message for fiscal year 1980 proposed a rescission of appropriated funds earmarked for the construction of the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southeastern New Mexico. However, funds proposed for rescission must be made available for obligation if the rescission bill is not passed by Congress prior to the expiration of the 45-day congressional co...
Impoundment Considerations in President's Ninth Special Message
OGC-79-12: Published: May 30, 1979. Publicly Released: May 30, 1979.
The release of budget authority required to be made available for obligation pursuant to legislation is reported and comments on the President's ninth special message are provided. The funds for the 10 rescission proposals transmitted by the President's fifth special message for fiscal year 1979 were either rescinded or made available for obligation, except for the proposal for the Department of E...
President's Sixth Special Message Pursuant to Impoundment Control Act
OGC-78-8: Published: Mar 13, 1978. Publicly Released: Mar 13, 1978.
The President's Sixth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1978 transmitted to the Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 proposed two new deferrals and two supplementary reports to previously proposed deferrals of budget authority. The new deferrals involved the Maritime Administration for ship construction and the Secretary of the Treasury's Antirescession Financial Assistance Fund...
President's 13th Special Message for Fiscal Year 1977
OGC-77-22: Published: Jul 22, 1977. Publicly Released: Jul 22, 1977.
The President's 13th special message for fiscal year 1977, which was transmitted to the Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, included a rescission proposal of $850,000 for the National Transportation Safety Board; three deferrals proposed for the Departments of State, Treasury, and Transportation; and revisions to previously transmitted deferrals.Based on the current congressi...
Impoundment of Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Construction Funds
OGC-77-13: Published: Mar 21, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 21, 1977.
A deferral of the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, budget authority is reported under Section 1015(a) of the Impoundment Control Act. This section requires the Comptroller General to report to Congress whenever he finds that a reserve has been established or a budget authority has been deferred and the President has failed to transmit a special message to Congress with respect to such r...
President's Fifth Special Message for Fiscal Year 1977 Transmitted to the Congress Pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974
B-115398: Published: Dec 23, 1976. Publicly Released: Dec 23, 1976.
The President's fifth special message for Fiscal Year 1977 that was transmitted to the Congress pursuant to the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 reported four new deferral proposals and two supplementary reports to previously proposed deferrals.This information concerned funds appropriated to the President, the Department of Defense, the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and ACTI...