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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
May 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
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.
Representative for Texas's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 17, 2008
Length: 108 pages
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.
7/16/2008--Passed House amended.Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 - TitleI - Budget and Personnel AuthorizationsSection101 - Authorizes appropriations for FY2009 for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 1343 (110th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5959 — 110th Congress: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5959
“H.R. 5959 — 110th Congress: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5959>
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