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H.R. 13680 (94th): International Security Assistance and Arms Exports Control Act


About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Arms Export Control Act of 1976 (Title II of Pub.L. 94–329, 90 Stat. 729, enacted June 30, 1976, codified at 22 U.S.C. ch. 39) gives the President of the United States the authority to control the import and export of defense articles and defense services. The H.R. 13680 legislation was passed by the 94th Congressional session and enacted into law by the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford on June 30, 1976.

The Act of Congress requires international governments receiving weapons from the United States to use the armaments for legitimate self-defense. Consideration is given as to whether the exports "would contribute to an arms race, aid in the development of weapons of mass destruction, support international terrorism, increase the possibility ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 11, 1976
94th Congress (1975–1976)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 30, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 30, 1976.

Law
Pub.L. 94-329
Sponsor

Thomas Morgan

Representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

Text

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Last Updated: Jun 30, 1976

Cosponsors

10 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

Source

History

May 11, 1976
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 2, 1976
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 14, 1976
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 30, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jun 30, 1976
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 13680 (94th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 13680. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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