Impoundment Control:

Deferrals of Budget Authority for Military Construction Not Reported

OGC-91-3: Published: Feb 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 5, 1991.

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GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) unreported deferrals of budget authority for military construction programs.

GAO found that: (1) DOD regarded its withholding of military construction budget authority as a programmatic delay and not an impoundment; and (2) the DOD moratorium on military construction delayed and precluded the obligation of budget authority for military construction purposes, and was reportable under the Impoundment Control Act.

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