Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals

December 14, 1983

To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report five new deferrals of budget authority totaling $354,427,600 and five supplementary deferrals of budget authority totaling $511,079,613.

The deferrals affect programs in Funds Appropriated to the President; the Departments of Defense (Military), Energy, Health and Human Services, Justice and Treasury; and the Railroad Retirement Board.

The details of the deferrals are contained in the attached reports.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

December 14, 1983.

Note: The attachments detailing the deferrals are printed in the Federal Register of December 22, 1983.