Budget and Spending:
President's Sixth Special Message for FY 1984
OGC-84-6, Feb 27, 1984
GAO reviewed the President's sixth special message for fiscal year 1984.
The special message proposed nine rescissions totaling $634,711,454, thirteen new deferrals totaling $143,595,000, and revisions to five previously reported deferrals totaling $68,152,365. The period during which funds may be withheld pending congressional consideration will end on March 28, 1984. GAO believed that the proposed deferrals were in accordance with existing authority.