Section 1014, as Enacted
Part B—Congressional Consideration of Proposed Rescissions, Reservations, and Deferrals of Budget Authority
Transmission of messages; publication
Sec. 1014. (a) Delivery to House and Senate.—Each special message transmitted under section 1012 or 1013 shall be transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate on the same day, and shall be delivered to the Clerk of the House of Representatives if the House is not in session, and to the Secretary of the Senate if the Senate is not in session. Each special message so transmitted shall be referred to the appropriate committee of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Each such message shall be printed as a document of each House.
(b) Delivery To Comptroller General.—A copy of each special message transmitted under section 1012 or 1013 shall be transmitted to the Comptroller General on the same day it is transmitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate. In order to assist the Congress in the exercise of its functions under sections 1012 and 1013, the Comptroller General shall review each such message and inform the House of Representatives and the Senate as promptly as practicable with respect to—
(1) in the case of a special message transmitted under section 1012, the facts surrounding the proposed rescission or the reservation of budget authority (including the probable effects thereof); and
(2) in the case of a special message transmitted under section 1013, (A) the facts surrounding each proposed deferral of budget authority (including the probable effects thereof) and (B) whether or not (or to what extent), in his judgment, such proposed deferral is in accordance with existing statutory authority.
(c) Transmission or Supplementary Messages.—If any information contained in a special message transmitted under section 1012 or 1013 is subsequently revised, the President shall transmit to both Houses of Congress and the Comptroller General a supplementary message stating and explaining such revision. Any such supplementary message shall be delivered, referred, and printed as provided in subsection (a). The Comptroller General shall promptly notify the House of Representatives and the Senate of any changes in the information submitted by him under subsection (b) which may be necessitated by such revision.
(d) Printing in Federal Register.—Any special message transmitted under section 1012 or 1013, and any supplementary message transmitted under subsection (c), shall be printed in the first issue of the Federal Register published after such transmittal.
(e) Cumulative Reports or Proposed Rescissions, Reservations, and Deferrals of Budget Authority.—
(1) The President shall submit a report to the House of Representatives and the Senate, not later than the 10th day of each month during a fiscal year, listing all budget authority for that fiscal year with respect to which, as of the first day of such month—
(A) he has transmitted a special message under section 1012 with respect to a proposed rescission or a reservation; and
(B) he has transmitted a special message under section 1013 proposing a deferral. Such report shall also contain, with respect to each such proposed rescission or deferral, or each such reservation, the information required to be submitted in the special message with respect thereto under section 1012 or 1013.
(2) Each report submitted under paragraph (1) shall be printed in the first issue of the Federal Register published after its submission.
DESCRIPTION OF SECTION FROM JOINT STATEMENT ON THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
The Committee on the Budget of the House issued a committee print setting froth an explanatory statement of the managers of the committee of conference on H.R. 7130, the bill which was enacted as the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974.It included a single description for the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (title X of that law). Please see the Explanatory Statement of Managers of the Title X of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 for this description.
[Joint Explanatory Statement on the Committee of Conference on H.R. 7130; (Committee Print), Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, 93d Congress, 2d Session, Washington D.C. 1975.]
This section was formerly classified to 31 U.S.C. 1404. It was transferred to 2 U.S.C. 684.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY NOTES
Pub. L. 93–344, §1014, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 335. The Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 enacted this section into law.
REVISION OF TITLE 31 OF THE U.S. CODE
Most of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 was classified to Title 31 of the U.S. Code but has since been transferred either to title 2 (The Congress) or to a revised Title 31. See the following for more information:
- Pub. L. 97–258, §1, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 877
- Title 31 Revision and Codification Law of 1982
- Revision of Title 31
- Table on the House Law Revision Counsel Website.
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