H.R. 5615 (96th): Intelligence Identities Protection Act


Oct 17, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 17, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward Boland

Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the National Security Act of 1947 to prohibit the unauthorized disclosure of information identifying certain United States intelligence officers, agents, informants, and sources.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/1980--Reported to House amended, Part I.(Reported to House from the Select Committee on Intelligence with amendment, H. Rept. 96-1219 (Part I)) Intelligence Identities Protection Act - Amends the National Security ... Read more >

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Oct 17, 1979

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13 cosponsors (8D, 5R) (show)
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H.R. 6084 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 1979

H.Res. 788 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 17, 1980

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