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Impoundment control comments on the President"s 73rd special impoundment message for fiscal year 1992 by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office, The Office [distributor in Washington, D.C, [Gaithersburg, Md.] (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Executive impoundment of appropriated funds -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesComments on the President"s 73rd special impoundment message for fiscal year 1992., Comments on the 73rd through 101st special messages.
StatementComptroller General of the United States.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[5] leaves
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14687012M

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