H.R. 15597 (94th): A bill to amend title 10 of the United States Code to limit the authority of the Secretary of Defense with regard to functions and powers within the Department of Defense.


Sep 16, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 16, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Felix H├ębert
Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district

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9/16/1976--Introduced.Prohibits the Secretary of Defense from assigning, consolidating, or abolishing functions, power, or duties vested in the Department of Defense except where such an action would improve the administration or ...

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Sep 16, 1976


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