S. 3168 (94th): Foreign Relations Authorization Act

Introduced:

Mar 18, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 12, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 12, 1976.

Law:

Pub.L. 94-350

Sponsor:

John Sparkman

Senator from Alabama

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

An Act to authorize fiscal year 1977 appropriations for the Department of State, the United States Information Agency, and the Board for International Broadcasting, and for other purposes.

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History

Mar 18, 1976
 
Introduced

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Mar 18, 1976
 
Reported by Committee

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Mar 29, 1976
 
Passed Senate

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Jun 18, 1976
 
Passed House with Changes

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Jul 12, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jul 12, 1976
 
Text Published

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Mar 29, 1976 midnight
unknown 66/10

Related Bills

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S. 3076 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 15, 1978

H.R. 13589 (Related)
United States Information Agency Authorization Act

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 18, 1976

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