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Public Papers - 1991 - February

Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals


To the Congress of the United States:

In accordance with the Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report 26 proposed rescissions, totaling .3 billion, and one revised deferral and one new deferral of budget authority. Including the revised and new deferrals, funds withheld in FY 1991 now total .3 billion.

The deferrals affect International Security Assistance programs and the Department of Agriculture. The proposed rescissions affect the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, and Housing and Urban Development.

The details of the proposed rescissions and deferrals are contained in the attached report.

George Bush

The White House,

February 28, 1991.

Note: The report detailing the proposed rescissions and deferrals was printed in the ``Federal Register'' of March 15.

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