B-173240 Dear Mr. Chairman: In response to your w, we are enclosing a table showing amounts appropriated, authorized, or obligated for the programs listed in your letter of June 4, 1971, These data are presented for the ten years ended June 30, 1971. Also included are the appropriations requested-for the programs for fiscal year 1972. These data are based on the best information readily available to us in June 1971, and are included in the table for information only as a rough indicator of the relative volume and principal elements of U.S. foreign assistance. The line items are subject to qualifications as indicated in the various footnotes to the table. We plan to make no further distribution of this table unless copies are specifically requested and then we shall make distribution only after your agreement has been obtained or public announcement has been made by you concerning the contents of the table. Sincerely yours, Comptrdller General of the United States Enclosure -3s\, The Honorable William Proxmire hairman, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations Committee on Appropriations United States Senate tjiL#gzwyF~~<. c: 50 T,H ANNIVERSARY 1921- 1971 FOOTNOTES Number (1) Represents appropriations. (2) Includes $9,122.0 million Military Assistance. (3) Includes $815,0 million Military Assistance. (4) We have been advised these are the only supplementals received by AID, (5) These funds are for both reserves ($81.2 million) and capital stock ($20.0 million). 16) These are not appropriated funds but are available for AID use. (7) Includes $30.0 million for Investment Guarantees. (81 $205.9 million callable. (91 $100.0 million callable. (10) Represents contributions. (11) Estimated, (12) Prior to fiscal year 1962, $6,350 million was appropriated for the Wtorld Bank, of which $635 million was paid in and $5,715 million is callable. (13) Represents obligation data, (14) Represents authorizations (Program and administrative expenses). (15) For all years except 1972 funding is the total of appropriations, receipt from sales of foreign currency , and payments received from foreign governments. Estimated as of May 1971. (16) In 1962, $32 million was authorized to complete the Inter-American Highway (Texas to Panama). In 1971, $100 million was authorized to complete the link between the Inter-American and Pan American (South America) highways. (17) These amounts are based on budget requests or estimates. (18) These funds are not appropriated. (19) Calendar years, (20) Without restrictions on imports (See GAO report B-167416, dated October 23, 1969). (211 Prior to 1965 this item was included in MAP funds. (22) Prior to 1970 these items were included in various areas now under MASF. (23) Obligated in this instance means sales which were approved by DOD and the terms of sales were accepted by the purchaser. (24) Amount passed except for pay amendment of $241,000 not yet approved. (25) Authorized by a conference agreement of both Houses but not signed. Expected to be signed before July 1971. (261 $136,8 million callable, (27) $221.5 million callable. (28) The AID Budget Request for FY72 cannot be compared to the preceeding years' appropriations because the President's proposed changes in the foreign assistance program has resulted in the shifting o! many categories and functions, -3- (29) These are appropriation requests as compared to previous years data which are obligations. (30) Estimates are based on methodology given in GAO Report, Foreign Aid Provided Through the Operations Of The United States Sugar Act And The International Coffee Agreement, October 23, 1969. NA Not available. Overall These data are based on the best information available to us in June 1971, and are included here for information only as a rough indication of the relative volume and principal elements of U.S. foreign assistance. -4-
Amounts Appropriated for Programs
Published by the Government Accountability Office on 1971-07-02.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)