H.R. 5959 (110th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

Introduced:

May 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 16, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Silvestre Reyes

Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2008
Length: 108 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2996 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 8, 2008

H.Res. 1343 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 16, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5959” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
May 5, 2008
Reported by Committee
May 21, 2008
Passed House
Jul 16, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 16, 2008 3:38 p.m.
Agreed to 414/10
Jul 16, 2008 3:46 p.m.
Agreed to 249/180
Jul 16, 2008 3:54 p.m.
Agreed to 426/2

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