S. 869 (97th): El Salvador Assistance Act of 1981


Apr 2, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to place restrictions on military assistance and sales to El Salvador.

Summary (CRS)

4/2/1981--Introduced.El Salvador Assistance Act of 1981 - Authorizes the obligation of funds for military and economic assistance under specified Federal laws for El Salvador only if prior to each such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 1981

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May 14, 1981
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3009 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 1981

S. 1196 (Related)
International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1981

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 29, 1981

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