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Cumulative Report on Rescissions and Deferrals

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Section 1014(e) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-344) requires a monthly report listing all budget authority for the current fiscal year for which, as of the first day of the month, a special message had been transmitted to Congress.

This report gives the status, as of May 1, 2000, of three rescission proposals and two deferrals contained in one special message for FY 2000. The message was transmitted to Congress on February 9, 2000.

Rescissions (Attachments A and C)

As of May 1, 2000, three rescission proposals totaling $128 million have been transmitted to the Congress. Attachment C shows the status of the FY 2000 rescission proposals.

Deferrals (Attachments B and D)

As of May 1, 2000, $594 million in budget authority was being deferred from obligation. Attachment D shows the status of each deferral reported during FY 2000.

Information From Special Message

The special message containing information on the rescission proposals and deferrals that are covered by this cumulative report are printed in the edition of the Federal Register cited below:

65 FR 9017, Wednesday, February 23, 2000

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Jacob J. Lew,


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Attachment A.— Status of FY 2000 Rescissions

[In millions of dollars]

Budgetary resources
Rescissions proposed by the President128.0
Rejected by the Congress
Currently before the Congress for less than 45 days128.0

Attachment B.— Status of FY 2000 Deferrals

[In millions of dollars]

Budgetary resources
Deferrals proposed by the President1,622.0
Routine Executive releases through May 1, 2000 (OMB/Agency releases of $1,027.6 million)−1,027.6
Overturned by the Congress
Currently before the Congress594.4
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[FR Doc. 00-13123 Filed 5-24-00; 8:45 am]