H.R.4291 - Intelligence Agents Protection Act of 197996th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rudd, Eldon D. [R-AZ-4] (Introduced 06/04/1979)|
|Committees:||House - Intelligence (Permanent Select); Post Office and Civil Service; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/04/1979 Referred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4291 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/04/1979)
Intelligence Agents Protection Act of 1979 - Establishes maximum criminal penalties of 20 years imprisonment and/or a $100,000 fine for anyone who knowingly and willingly discloses classified information identifying an individual engaged in foreign intelligence or counterintelligence activities for the United States Government.
Establishes maximum criminal penalties of ten years imprisonment and/or a $50,000 fine for anyone who falsely asserts, publishes, or otherwise claims that an individual is engaged in such activities.
Directs the Attorney General to seek injunctive relief in the United States district court whenever the head of a department or agency engaged in such activities determines a person is about to engage in such prohibited conduct.
Prohibits the payment of a Federal service annuity, retired pay, or gratuitous veterans benefits to an individual, or his survivor or beneficiary, convicted of such offenses.
Directs the Attorney General to notify the Director of Office of Personnel Management and the Administrator of the Veterans' Administration of the advent and disposition of such criminal proceedings.