H.R. 7152 (96th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1981

A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1981 for the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, for the Intelligence Community Staff, and for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.



Apr 24, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 28, 1980 but was never passed by the Senate.


Edward Boland

Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district


See Instead:

S. 2597 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 14, 1980


Apr 24, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 28, 1980
Passed House

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

H.R. 7152 (96th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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