Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

March 20, 1986

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report two revised rescission proposals totaling $54,920,475, two new deferrals of budget authority totaling $2,026,462, and one revised deferral of budget authority totaling $10,238,000.

The rescissions affect programs in Funds Appropriated to the President and in the Department of Energy.

The deferrals affect programs in the Departments of Commerce, Interior, and Transportation.

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

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

March 20, 1986.

Note: The attachment detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the ``Federal Register'' of March 26.