Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

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Article summary (how summaries work)
The bill, which was introduced May 5, 2008, hoped to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.[1]


House of Representatives Action

The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 5959 on January 16, 2008.

Same for all scorecards:

Scored vote

Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard

Org. position: Aye


"Bar funds to prohibit or discourage the use of words such as jihadist" within the intelligence community or federal government. July 16. (249-180)""

(Original scorecard available at:

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See also


  1. Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 on [h].

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