Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Recissions and a Deferral

March 19, 1981

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report 33 proposals to rescind a total of $2.8 billion in budget authority previouly provided by the Congress, and one new deferral of $8.0 million.

The details of the recission proposals and the deferral are contained in the attached reports.

Ronald Reagan
The White House,
March 19, 1981.

Note: The attachments detailing the rescission proposals and the deferral are printed in the Federal Register of March 24, 1981.