Summary: H.R.1659 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/04/1981)

Intelligence Agents Protection Act of 1981 - Establishes criminal penalties 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 criminal penalties 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 a U.S. district court whenever the head of a department or agency 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.