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Showing the text as ordered reported by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence with a modification.
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (as introduced)
H. Rept. 114-144, Part I PDF
Report from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Monday, June 15, 2015.
FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 315:
Agreed to be record vote of 236-189 on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.
MANAGERS: Collins (GA)/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. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-19 and provides that it shall be considered as read.
5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.
6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. 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 amendments printed in the report.
8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
9. Section 2 of the rule provides that the motion to reconsider the vote on the question of concurring in the matter comprising the remainder of title 2 (TAA) of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 may continue to be postponed through the legislative day of Thursday, July 30, 2015.
|7||Version 1||Amash (MI)||Republican||Strikes language that permits the acquisition, retention, and dissemination of nonpublic telephone or electronic communications of United States persons without the consent of the person or proper legal process.||Submitted|
|11||Version 2||Crowley (NY), Bera (CA), Engel (NY), Chabot (OH), Holding (NC), Schweikert (AZ), Nadler (NY)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Requires a report from the DNI on possibilities for growing national security cooperation between the US, Israel, and India.||Made In Order|
|12||Version 1||Crowley (NY), Serrano (NY), Curbelo (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Allows the Director of National Intelligence to provide grants to Hispanic-serving institutions of higher education for the purpose of offering advanced foreign language programs deemed in the immediate interest of the intelligence community and for study abroad and cultural immersion programs.||Made In Order|
|25||Version 1||Ellison (MN), Lee, Barbara (CA), Grijalva (AZ)||Democrat||Late Requires the Intelligence IG to issue a report on casualties resulting from targeted lethal force operations (TLFO) conducted by drones. The report requires an examination of TLFO operations that have killed United States citizens and an examination of standards and protocol for identifying individuals targeted for lethal force operations.||Submitted|
|26||Version 1||Farr (CA)||Democrat||Late Requires an ODNI report on continuous evaluation of security clearance.||Made In Order|
|18||Version 1||Gabbard (HI), Himes (CT)||Democrat||Strikes Section 306, which limits the authority of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) to access information that an executive branch agency deems related to covert action.||Submitted|
|20||Version 1||Grayson (FL)||Democrat||Late Strikes Section 306 from the bill. Section 306 seeks to prohibit the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board from reviewing covert actions, as defined in the National Security Act of 1947.||Submitted|
|21||Version 1||Grayson (FL)||Democrat||Late Prohibits Intelligence Community entities, including NSA, from subverting standards put forth by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other voluntary standards associations, prohibits signals intelligence activity that subverts such standards, and requires Congressional notification of the identity of Intelligence Community employees advising NIST on such standards.||Submitted|
|28||Version 1||Grayson (FL)||Democrat||Late Prohibits intelligence community entities from using funds authorized under this Act for the collection of metadata or information on U.S. citizens without probable cause of a terrorism or criminal offense.||Submitted|
|17||Version 1||Himes (CT), Gabbard (HI), Schweikert (AZ)||Bi-Partisan||Clarifies that the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is authorized to access information related to covert actions consistent with its statutory mission.||Submitted|
|19||Version 1||Israel (NY), Hanna (NY)||Bi-Partisan||Requires the Director of National Intelligence to provide report to the congressional intelligence and defense committees on the cyber threat trends identified by the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, an assessment of collaborative efforts between federal agencies, and recommendations to improve those collaborative efforts. The report is due 10 months after enactment and annually for the next three years.||Made In Order|
|22||Version 2||Israel (NY), Lamborn (CO), Graham (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Late Revised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to provide a report to the congressional intelligence and defense committees on the trends related to tunnel use by our adversaries and an update on collaborative efforts with partner countries. The report is due 10 months after enactment and biennially for the next four years.||Made In Order|
|23||Version 2||Keating (MA), McCaul (TX), Katko (NY), Loudermilk (GA)||Bi-Partisan||Late Revised Requires report on intelligence sharing with members of the EU and NATO regarding the travel of foreign fighters to and from Iraq and Syria and an analysis of the challenges impeding coordinated intelligence efforts.||Made In Order|
|24||Version 1||Keating (MA)||Democrat||Late Restores reporting requirement on the progress of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in implementing information-sharing principles.||Made In Order|
|9||Version 2||Lee, Barbara (CA)||Democrat||Revised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to Congress setting forth each operation or other action that is being carried out pursuant to the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (Public Law 107-40; 50 U.S.C. 1541 note) as of the date of the transmission of the report. The report shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.||Submitted|
|5||Version 1||Lofgren (CA), Massie (KY)||Bi-Partisan||Prohibits using funds for warrantless searches of government databases for information that pertains to U.S. citizens. Prohibits the NSA and CIA from using funds to mandate or request “backdoors” into commercial products that can be used for surveillance.||Submitted|
|1||Version 2||Moulton (MA)||Democrat||Revised Requires a report and briefing regarding the impacts on the intelligence community (IC) of the recently disclosed cyber breach at OPM. The report must analyze how the breach may negatively impact the IC - including personnel and operations - and best practices for data security in the IC that OPM should follow.||Made In Order|
|14||Version 1||Nadler (NY), Crowley (NY)||Democrat||Strikes provisions which limit the transfer of detainees out of Guantanamo Bay.||Submitted|
|2||Version 1||Poe (TX), Keating (MA)||Bi-Partisan||Requires the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress on the nexus between terrorist groups and wildlife trafficking, how wildlife trafficking impacts U.S. national security, and key actors and facilitators of wildlife trafficking.||Made In Order|
|3||Version 2||Poe (TX), Keating (MA)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report that represents the coordinated assessment of the intelligence community on how terrorists and terrorist organizations are using social media, the intelligence value of social media posts by terrorists and terrorist organizations, and the impact on the national security of the United States of the public availability of terrorist content on social media.||Made In Order|
|4||Version 3||Poe (TX)||Republican||Revised Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress a strategy to defeat ISIL and al-Qaeda.||Made In Order|
|6||Version 1||Poe (TX)||Republican||Requires The Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress the number of times that section 702 FISA authority has been used by the National Security Agency to conduct warrant-less searches on data on US persons in the last five years.||Submitted|
|8||Version 1||Rooney (FL), Sewell (AL)||Bi-Partisan||Requires a report detailing the Intelligence Community's utilization of the National Science Foundation's CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program. The report shall include a description of how each element of the Intelligence Community recruits CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program graduates, a description of processes available to expedite IC hiring and security clearance of CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program graduates, and any changes to legislative authorities needed to improve IC access to new graduates in cybersecurity and related fields.||Made In Order|
|16||Version 1||Schiff (CA), Smith, Adam (WA)||Democrat||Strikes four sections of the bill which add new restrictions to prevent the Administration from closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp.||Made In Order|
|27||Version 1||Schweikert (AZ), Hastings, Alcee (FL)||Bi-Partisan||Late Expresses a sense of Congress that that the United States should increase intelligence cooperation with the Republic of Tunisia to assist in combating the growing terrorist threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other terrorist organizations.||Submitted|
|10||Version 2||Sinema (AZ), Fitzpatrick (PA)||Bi-Partisan||Revised Expresses the sense of Congress that the Intelligence Community should dedicate necessary resources to defeating, the revenue mechanisms of the Islamic State. Directs the DNI to submit a report on the strategy efforts, and resources of the Intelligence Community that are necessary to detect, deter, and degrade the revenue mechanisms of the Islamic State.||Made In Order|
|15||Version 1||Speier (CA), Amash (MI), Quigley (IL)||Bi-Partisan||Reinstates whistleblower protections for IC contractors.||Submitted|
|13||Version 1||Turner (OH), Rogers, Mike (AL), Engel (NY)||Bi-Partisan||Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report to Congress on the funding of political parties and NGOs in former Soviet states by the Russian Federation and the security and intelligence services of the Russian Federation. The report shall be submitted in unclassified form and allows for a classified annex.||Made In Order|
|29||Version 1||Wilson, Joe (SC)||Republican||Late Directs the Director of National Intelligence to study how we measure cyber attacks and report to the relevant committees in both a classified and unclassified format.||Made In Order|
Motion by Ms. Slaughter to amend the rule to provide that if the House reconsiders the vote on Trade Adjustment Assistance, the House shall also reconsider the vote on Trade Promotion Authority. Defeated: 3–7
Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for amendment #15, offered by Rep. Speier (CA) and Rep. Quigley (IL) and Rep. Amash (MI), which reinstates whistleblower protections for IC contractors. Defeated: 3–7
Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to make in order and provide the appropriate waivers for amendment #27, offered by Rep. Schweikert (AZ) and Rep. Hastings (FL), which expresses a sense of Congress that that the United States should increase intelligence cooperation with the Republic of Tunisia to assist in combating the growing terrorist threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other terrorist organizations. Defeated: 3–7
Motion by Mr. Woodall to report the rule. Adopted: 7-3