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S 858 - Intelligence FY98 Authorization bill - Key Vote

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John Boehner voted Yea (Conference Report Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 105-107 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (385-36) - (Key vote)

Title: Intelligence FY98 Authorization bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill to appropriate a classified amount of money to US Intelligence Agencies including the Central Intelligence Agency, Department of Defense and Defense Intelligence Agency.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes increases in pay, retirement packages, and benefits for federal employees working in intelligence positions.
  • Stipulates that the Secretary of State should identify and release all relevant records concerning Americans abducted or killed overseas to victims and their families, excluding records that jeopardize national security or an ongoing criminal investigation.
  • Directs the Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency to complete a review of government studies regarding the presence, use, and destruction of chemical weapons in the Persian Gulf War.
  • Instructs the Director of Central Intelligence and the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to prepare a report on intelligence activities of the People's Republic of China directed against or affecting the interests of the United States.
  • $196.9 million for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability Fund.
  • $121.58 million for the Community Management Account of the Director of Central Intelligence.
  • $27 million for the National Drug Intelligence Center.
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (98-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Intelligence FY98 Authorization bill

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