Proposed and Enacted Rescissions:

Updated Rescission Statistics to the Congress

OGC-94-16: Published: Nov 18, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1993.

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GAO updated its historical information and statistics on rescissions proposed by the executive branch and enacted by Congress.

GAO noted that: (1) certain rescissions proposed by the President in 1990 were approved 41 days after the funds were released for obligation under the Impoundment Control Act; (2) presidential rescission proposals totalling about $41 million were not approved; and (3) 33 rescissions proposed in 1981 were converted to deferrals of budget authority.

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    State and Local Governments' Fiscal Outlook:

    2016 Update
    GAO-17-213SP: Published: Dec 8, 2016. Publicly Released: Dec 8, 2016.

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