Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission and Deferrals

July 7, 1983

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report a proposal to rescind $15,000,000 in budget authority previously provided by the Congress. In addition, I am reporting four new deferrals of budget authority totaling $34,795,142.

The rescission proposal is for the Department of State's migration and refugee assistance account. The deferrals affect energy activities, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Board for International Broadcasting.

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

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

July 7, 1983.

Note: The attachments detailing the proposed rescission and deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of July 13, 1983.