Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals

January 22, 1982

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report three new deferrals of budget authority totaling $1,758.3 million, six revisions to existing deferrals increasing the amount deferred by $191.3 million, and five revisions to existing deferrals which do not affect the amounts deferred.

The new deferrals involve International Security Assistance programs, Department of Transportation research and special programs, and the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine. The revisions to existing deferrals affect Appalachian Regional Development Programs as well as programs in the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Health and Human Services, State, and Transportation. The details of the deferrals are contained in the attached reports.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 22, 1982.

Note: The attachments detailing the deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of January 27, 1982.