Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 3180 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

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Listed in Alphabetical Order

July 27, 2017 11:47 AM

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Amash (MI)


Strikes 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.

Boyle (PA)


Prohibits funds for U.S. participation in cyber defense or cyber deterrence involving the Government of Russia or entities owned/controlled by the Government of Russia

Correa (CA)


Requires 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.

Espaillat (NY)


Amends 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.

Gallego (AZ)


States that sense of Congress endorsing the IC’s findings regarding Russian meddling in the 2016 election

Gallego (AZ)


Requires 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 House

Hill (AR)


Adds 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.

Kennedy (MA)


Creates 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.

Khanna (CA), Conyers (MI), Lee, Barbara (CA)


Prohibits funds to be used for interference in a democratic election of a foreign country.

Murphy, Stephanie (FL)


Requires 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.

Speier (CA)


Includes 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.

Speier (CA)


Requires 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").

Torres (CA)


Directs DNI, in coordination with the State Department, to produce a national intelligence estimate of the revenue sources of the North Korean regime.