H.R. 7668 (96th): Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980


Jun 26, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 1980, 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 strengthen the system of congressional oversight of the intelligence activities of the United States.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/1980--Reported to House amended, Part II.(Reported to House from the Committee on Foreign Affairs with amendment, H. Rept. 96-1153 (Part II)) Intelligence Oversight Act of 1980 - Amends the National ... Read more >

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Jun 26, 1980

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H.Res. 771 (rule)

Last Action: Aug 26, 1980

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