Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission and Deferrals

November 17, 1983

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith propose one rescission of $30,000,000 in contract authority for the Department of the Interior and two new deferrals of budget authority totaling $72,164,000 for the Department of Energy.

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

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

November 17, 1983.

Note: The attachments detailing the proposed rescission and deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of November 23, 1983.