Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission

July 28, 1982

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report one new proposal to rescind a total of $83.5 million in budget authority previously provided to the Congress. The rescission affects the fossil energy construction program in the Department of Energy.

The details of the proposed rescission are contained in the attached report.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

July 28, 1982.

Note: The attachment detailing the rescission proposal is printed in the Federal Register of August 3, 1982.