Occasionally, it may be necessary to reduce the obligational authorization for certain
State agencies. This would occur, for example, when workloads fall short of estimates
or when some other unforeseen trend or situation would make a reduction necessary.
If it becomes clear that an agency will not need as much obligational authority as
has been authorized, the authorization will be reduced. However, such reduction will
be made only after advance consultation between the SSA regional office and State