/  H.R. 754 — Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

H.R. 754 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 754 PDF XML

    To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2011 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.

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-72 PDF XML

    Report from the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, May 11, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION FOR H.RES. 264: 
Adopted by record vote of 251-133, after agreeing to the previous question by voice vote, on Thursday, May 12, 2011. 

MANAGERS: Sessions/Hastings

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence shall be considered as an original bill for the purpose of amendment and shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendment printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Barrow (GA)DemocratWould task the Director of National Intelligence with creating a pilot grant program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities to assist in creating and maintaining academic curricula that teach advanced critical foreign languages, and for study abroad programs. Amendment aims to help intelligence community meet strategic, diversity and critical language goals. Made In Order
3Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY), Owens (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would honor the members of the Military and Intelligence Community who carried out the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden.Withdrawn
9Version 2Carney (DE)DemocratRevised Would establish the sense of Congress that railway transportation should be included in transportation security plans for intelligence agencies. Made In Order
16Version 1Dent (PA)RepublicanWould direct the Director of National Intelligence within 90 days after the date of enactment of this act to provide the Secretary of State all intelligence relating to Anwar al-Awlaki, including his operational control of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Would require that If upon review of the documentation the Secretary determines that through his actions he has voluntary renounced his U.S. citizenship, then the secretary should begin proceedings to issue a Certificate of Loss of Nationality.Submitted
17Version 1Dent (PA)RepublicanWould require the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the CIA within 90 days of enactment of this Act to submit to the congressional intelligence committees all information possessed by the DNI and the CIA relating to the pursuit and targeting of Anwar al-Awlaki by the Federal Government, as well as an analysis of the legal impediments to pursuing the capture of Anwar al-Awlaki.Made In Order
18Version 1Dent (PA)RepublicanWould require the Secretary of State to consult with the Director of National Intelligence to determine if a United States citizen is an unprivileged enemy belligerent engaging in or supporting hostilities against the United States or United States allies. If the Secretary of State determines that a United States citizen is an unprivileged enemy belligerent living outside the United States, the Secretary may issue a certification of loss of United States nationality. Submitted
11Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWithdrawn Would require the DNI to submit to Congress a report identifying potential areas of collaboration between the U.S. intelligence community and non-governmental organizations that receive U.S. funding to facilitate democratization abroad, for the purpose of supporting democracy in the Middle East and North Africa.Withdrawn
12Version 1Ellison (MN)DemocratWithdrawn Would express the sense of Congress that the operation against Osama Bin Laden conducted by the U.S. intelligence community deserves the respect and praise of the nation, and that the United States is at war with terrorism, not Islam.Withdrawn
1Version 1Gibson (NY)RepublicanWould require the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress a report containing recommendations the Director considers appropriate for consolidating the intelligence community.Made In Order
4Version 1Gingrey (GA)RepublicanWithdrawn Would prohibit any funds authorized to be appropriated in the bill from being used to transfer any detainee located at the Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the United States or any territory of the United States.Withdrawn
22Version 1Grimm (NY), Reed (NY)RepublicanLate Would commend the United States intelligence community for their successful operation in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice and their continued efforts against al Qaeda. It is based on Senate Resolution 159, which passed the Senate 97 to 0.Made In Order
10Version 1Hinchey (NY)DemocratWould require the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to report to the House and Senate Intelligence panels on information it has regarding the human rights violations of the military government in Argentina that resulted in 30,000 disappearances between the mid-1970's and mid-1980's. The amendment also seeks to help shed light on the unknown fate of hundreds of Argentine children who were born in captivity and distributed to members of the Argentine security forces.Made In Order
5Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould double authorized funding for the National Security Education Program (NSEP).Submitted
6Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould create a whistleblower protection provision for intelligence community employees and contractors.Submitted
7Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould insert the text, minus the telecommunications company immunity repeal section, of the Judicious Use of Surveillance Tools In Counterterrorism Efforts (JUSTICE) Act from the 111th Congress (S. 1686/H.R. 4005) into H.R. 754.Submitted
15Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratWithdrawn Would recognize the Special Operations Command, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, the Intelligence Community, and President Obama for Bringing Osama Bin Laden to Justice.Withdrawn
13Version 1Nadler (NY), Bishop, Tim (NY), Slaughter (NY), Owens (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would commend the United States intelligence community for their successful operation in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice and their continued efforts against al Qaeda. It is based on Senate Resolution 159, which passed the Senate 97 to 0. Withdrawn
14Version 1Nadler (NY), Bishop, Tim (NY), Owens (NY), Slaughter (NY)DemocratWithdrawn Would commend the United States Armed Forces and intelligence community for their successful operation in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice and their continued efforts against al Qaeda. It also commends President Barack Obama for his decision to order the killing of Osama bin Laden and declares the death of Osama bin Laden to be a measure of justice and relief for the victims of al Qaeda. It is substantively identical to Senate Resolution 159, which passed the Senate 97 to 0.Withdrawn
21Version 1Rogers, Mike (MI)RepublicanMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Would clarify that Section 411 of the bill, which provides certain authorities for Defense Intelligence Agency Expenditures, applies only to National Intelligence Program funds. Would also strikes Section 412 of the reported bill, providing for the establishment of certain transfer accounts for intelligence funds.Made In Order
20Version 1Turner (OH)RepublicanWithdrawn Would require a report on use of contractors by the Defense Intelligence Agency to hold the Intelligence Community accountable for managing its workforce in the most efficient manner possible and in the best interest of the taxpayer.Withdrawn
19Version 2Waters (CA)DemocratRevised Would require, within 180 days after enactment, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community to submit to Congress a report on the degree to which racial and ethnic minorities in the United States are employed in professional positions in the intelligence community and barriers to the recruitment and retention of additional racial and ethnic minorities in these positions.Made In Order
8Version 1Welch (VT)DemocratWould instruct the Director of National Intelligence to create and implement guidelines for the use of contractors.Made In Order