Status of Budget Authority Proposed for Rescission or Deferral
OGC-94-21: Published: Apr 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Apr 7, 1994.
GAO reviewed 27 proposed rescissions of budget authority and three revised rescissions of budget authority included in the President's fourth special impoundment message for fiscal year 1994.
GAO found that: (1) 25 of the 27 proposed rescissions were in accordance with the Congressional Impoundment Control Act of 1974; and (2) Congress did not take any action on 5 of the proposed rescissions.