Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

January 5, 1987

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, including Section 1014, I herewith report 73 new rescission proposals totaling $5,839,301,314, three new deferrals of budget authority totaling $28,716,462, and three revised deferrals of budget authority now totaling $34,850,024.

The rescissions affect programs in the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense-Military, Defense-Civil, Education, Energy, Interior, Justice, Labor, and Treasury, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Veterans Administration, the Appalachian Regional Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Selective Service System.

The deferrals affect programs in the Departments of Defense-Civil, Energy, Interior, and State.

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

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 5, 1987.

Note: The attachment detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the ``Federal Register'' of January 9.