H.R. 3180 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 3180 PDF XML

    Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (as reported) 

    H. Rept. 115-251 PDF

    Report from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Rule Information

REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-3 on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Agreed to by record vote of 224-186, after agreeing to the previous questions by voice vote, on Friday, July 28, 2017.

MANAGERS: Cheney/Hastings

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of 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 now printed in the bill shall be considered as adopted, and the bill as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

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

7. Section 2 waives clause 6(a) of rule XIII (requiring a two-thirds vote to consider a rule on the same day it is reported from the Rules Committee) against any resolution reported through the legislative day of August 1, 2017.

8. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from July 31, 2017, through September 4, 2017: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

9. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.

10. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar day for the purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1546).

11. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

12. Section 7 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a calendar or legislative day for the purposes of clause 7(c)(1) of rule XXII (motions to instruct conferees).

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
7Version 1Amash (MI)RepublicanStrikes language from the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 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
10Version 1Boyle (PA)DemocratProhibits funds for U.S. participation in cyber defense or cyber deterrence involving the Government of Russia or entities owned/controlled by the Government of RussiaSubmitted
1Version 1Correa (CA)DemocratRequires the Department of Defense to update its cyber strategy; to require the President to develop a strategy for the offensive use of cyber capabilities; and to allow for technical assistance to North Atlantic Treaty Organization members. Submitted
4Version 1Espaillat (NY)DemocratAmends the National Security Act of 1947 to prevent anyone who has threatened to destroy the government from participating in or attending National Security Council meetings. Submitted
12Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratStates that sense of Congress endorsing the IC’s findings regarding Russian meddling in the 2016 electionSubmitted
13Version 1Gallego (AZ)DemocratRequires a damage assessment as defined by IC Directive 732 regarding the disclosure of information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a meeting on May 10, 2017 at the White HouseSubmitted
6Version 1Hill (AR)RepublicanAdds to required Intelligence Community report on security clearances to include the total number active security clearances for federal employees and the total number of active security clearances for contractors.Submitted
5Version 1Kennedy (MA)DemocratCreates the National Russian Threat Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The Center will integrate and analyze intelligence from across the United States Government with respect to threats posed by Russia to the United States and its allies.Submitted
11Version 1Khanna (CA), Conyers (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA)DemocratProhibits funds to be used for interference in a democratic election of a foreign country.Submitted
3Version 1Murphy, Stephanie (FL)DemocratRequires the Director of National Intelligence to establish an integration cell within the U.S. intelligence community to streamline and synchronize the collection and dissemination of intelligence on North Korea.Submitted
8Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratIncludes the White House on the list of Executive Branch agencies required to submit a semiannual report on investigations of unauthorized public disclosures of classified information.Submitted
9Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratRequires the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis, consistent with the protection of sources and methods, to make available additional information regarding a heightened foreign counterintelligence or cybersecurity threat to the appropriate representatives of such campaign (changes "may" to "shall").Submitted
2Version 1Torres (CA)DemocratDirects DNI, in coordination with the State Department, to produce a national intelligence estimate of the revenue sources of the North Korean regime.Submitted