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For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Washington, D.C. 20402 - Price $3.45

Data and analyses relating to the budget for 1976 (and for the 3-month transition period, as applicable) are published in four documents:

The Budget of the United States Government, 1976 contains the information that most users of the budget would normally need, includings the Budget Message of the President. The Budget presents an overview of the President's budget proposals which includes explanations of spending programs and estimated receipts. This document also contains a description of the budget system and various summary tables on the budget as a whole. (Price $3.45.)

The Budget of the United States Government, 1976Appendix contains detailed information on the various appropriations and funds which comprise the budget.

The Appendix contains more detailed information than any of the other budget documents. It includes for each agency: the proposed text of appropriation language, budget schedules for each account, explanations of the work to be performed and the funds needed, proposed general provisions applicable to the appropriations of entire agencies or groups of agencies, and schedules of permanent positions. Supplemental proposals for the current year and new legislative proposals are identified separately. Information is also provided on certain activities, whose outlays are not part of the budget totals. (Price $19.20.)

Special Analyses, Budget of the United States Government, 1976 contains 17 special analyses that are designed to highlight specified program areas or provide other significant presenta tions of Federal budget data.

This document includes analytical information about: Government finances and operations as a whole and how they affect the economy; Government-wide program and financial information for Federal education, manpower, health, income security, civil rights, and crime reduction programs; trends and developments in the areas of Federal aid to State and local governments, research and development, and environmental protection. (Price $2.70.)

The United States Budget in Brief, 1976 provides a more concise, less technical overview of the 1976 Budget than the above volumes. Summary and historical tables on the Federal budget and debt are also provided, together with graphic displays. (Price $1.15.)

1. All years referred to are fiscal years, unless otherwise

2. Detail in the tables, text, and charts of this volume may
not add to the totals because of rounding.

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