A bill to establish a National Special Operations Agency within the Department of Defense to have unified responsibility for all special operations forces and activities within the Department.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 16, 1986 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district
28 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Jun 26, 1986
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Sep 16, 1986
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5109 (99th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5109. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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National Special Operations Agency Act, H.R. 5109, 99th Cong. (1986).
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