Message to the Congress Reporting a Budget Rescission and Deferrals

April 23, 1982

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report one revision to an existing rescission proposal reducing the amount proposed for rescission by $3.4 billion, three new deferrals of budget authority totaling $87.5 million, and two revisions to existing deferrals increasing the amount deferred by $1 million.

The revision to the rescission proposal affects subsidized housing programs in the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The deferrals affect programs in the Departments of Agriculture, State, and Transportation.

The details of each rescission proposal and deferral are contained in the attached reports.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

April 23, 1982.

Note: The attachments detailing the proposed rescission and deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of April 28, 1982.