Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Rescissions and Deferrals

January 28, 1987

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report seven revised rescission proposals now totaling $723,461,329, twenty-five new deferrals of budget authority totaling $257,977,000, and one revised deferral of budget authority now totaling $7,162,831.

The rescissions affect programs in the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, and Interior.

The deferrals affect programs in the Departments of Agriculture, Defense-Civil, Health and Human Services, Labor and Transportation, Funds Appropriated to the President, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the United States Railway Association.

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

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

January 28, 1987.

Note: The attachment detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the ``Federal Register'' of February 4.