Proposed and Enacted Rescissions:
Updated Rescission Statistics to the Congress
OGC-94-16: Published: Nov 18, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 1993.
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.