S. 2386 (108th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005

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.
Introduced:

May 5, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 11, 2004 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Pat Roberts

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 8, 2004
Length: 34 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4548 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 23, 2004

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2005 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government , the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

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History

May 5, 2004
 
Introduced

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May 5, 2004
 
Reported by Committee

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May 7, 2004
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Referral Instructions in the Senate.

Oct 11, 2004
 
Passed Senate

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

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