Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission and Deferrals

August 23, 1982

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report a new proposal to rescind a total of $2.3 million, a new deferral of $2.7 million, and revisions to two deferrals previously reported increasing the amounts deferred by $4.8 million.

The rescission proposal affects the Board for International Broadcasting. The deferrals affect the Veterans' Administration, Interstate Commerce Commission and the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research.

The details of the rescission proposal and the deferrals are contained in the attached reports.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

August 23, 1982.

Note: The attachments detailing the proposed rescission and deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of August 26, 1982.