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Sunday, March 3, 2013
Swan Dive Off The Sequestion Cliff
SEQUESTRATION ORDER FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013 PURSUANT TO SECTION 251A OF THE
BALANCED BUDGET AND EMERGENCY DEFICIT CONTROL ACT, AS AMENDED
By the authority vested in me as President by the laws of the United States
of America, and in accordance with section 251A of the Balanced Budget and
Emergency Deficit Control Act, as amended (the "Act"), 2 U.S.C. 901a, I hereby
order that budgetary resources in each non-exempt budget account be reduced by
the amount calculated by the Office of Management and Budget in its report to
the Congress of March 1, 2013.
Pursuant to sections 250(c)(6), 251A, and 255(e) of the Act, budgetary
resources subject to sequestration shall be new budget authority, unobligated
balances of defense function accounts carried over from prior fiscal years,
direct spending authority, and obligation limitations.
All sequestrations shall be made in strict accordance with the requirements
of section 251A of the Act and the specifications of the Office of Management
and Budget's report of March 1,
THE WHITE HOUSE, March 1, 2013.