Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

May 16, 1985

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report two new rescission proposals totaling $37,401,818, two new deferrals totaling $24,000,000, and a revised deferral now totaling $32,300,000. The rescissions affect programs in the Department of Energy and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The deferrals affect programs in the Department of Energy and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

The details of these rescissions and deferrals are contained in the attached report.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

May 16, 1985.

Note: The attachment detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the Federal Register of May 21.