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H.R. 5422 (101st): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991

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To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1991 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Staff, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 1, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 17, 1990 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor

Anthony Beilenson

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district

Democrat

See Instead

S. 2834 (same title)
Pocket Vetoed — Nov 30, 1990

Source

History

Aug 1, 1990
 
Introduced

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Sep 12, 1990
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 17, 1990
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5422 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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