Act for International Development of 1961

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    Note: This Act was later amended and eventually given the new Short Title: ``Foreign Assistance Act of 1961´´ (Public Laws 87-329 and 88-205}.
    Note: This is the original legislation as it was initially enacted. Any subsequent amendments hosted on WS may be listed using  What Links Here.
    87TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    An Act
    To promote the foreign policy, security, and general welfare of the United States by assisting peoples of the world in their efforts
    toward economic development, and internal and external security, and for other purposes.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the ``Act for International Development of 1961´´.



    Approved September 4, 1961.


    Legislative History[edit]

    • S. 1983, (H.R. 8400)
    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 107 (1961):
      • considered and passed House.
      • considered and passed Senate.