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29 September, 2004

H.R.10 To provide for reform of the intelligence community, terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and international cooperation

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H.R.10 Title: To provide for reform of the intelligence community, terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and international cooperation and coordination, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep Hastert, J. Dennis [IL-14] (introduced 9/24/2004) Cosponsors (26) Related Bills: H.RES.827Latest Major Action: 10/8/2004 House floor actions. Status: Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 10 as unfinished business. House Reports: 108-724 Part 1, 108-724 Part 2, 108-724 Part 3, 108-724 Part 4, 108-724 Part 5
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TITLE(S): (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill)
SHORT TITLE(S) AS INTRODUCED: 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act Afghanistan Freedom Support Act Amendments of 2004Criminal History Access Means Protection of Infrastructure and Our NationFaster and Smarter Funding for First Responders Act of 2004Federal Agency Protection of Privacy Act of 2004Materials Support to Terrorism Prohibition Enhancement Act of 2004Money Laundering Abatement and Financial Antiterrorism Technical Corrections Act of 2004Mutual Aid and Litigation Management Authorization Act of 2004National Security Intelligence Improvement Act of 2004Stop Terrorist and Military Hoaxes Act of 2004Weapons of Mass Destruction Prohibition Improvement Act of 2004
OFFICIAL TITLE AS INTRODUCED: To provide for reform of the intelligence community, terrorism prevention and prosecution, border security, and international cooperation and coordination, and for other purposes.
STATUS: (color indicates Senate actions)
9/24/2004:
Referred to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Financial Services, Government Reform, International Relations, the Judiciary, Rules, Science, Transportation and Infrastructure, Ways and Means, and Homeland Security (Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
9/29/2004:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
9/29/2004:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 2.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Armed Services
9/29/2004:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
9/29/2004:
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Financial Services
9/29/2004:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
9/29/2004:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Government Reform
9/29/2004:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
9/29/2004:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House International Relations
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Judiciary
9/29/2004:
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
9/29/2004:
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 12.
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Rules
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Science
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Ways and Means
9/24/2004:
Referred to House Homeland Security (Select)
10/4/2004 8:29pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent). H. Rept. 108-724, Part I.
10/4/2004 8:33pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Armed Services. H. Rept. 108-724, Part II.
10/4/2004 8:34pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 108-724, Part III.
10/4/2004 8:48pm:
House Committee on Education and the Workforce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:48pm:
House Committee on Energy and Commerce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:48pm:
House Committee on Government Reform Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:49pm:
House Committee on International Relations Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:49pm:
House Committee on Judiciary Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:49pm:
House Committee on Rules Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:49pm:
House Committee on Science Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:50pm:
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:50pm:
House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/4/2004 8:50pm:
House Committee on Homeland Security (Select) Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Oct. 5, 2004.
10/5/2004 2:02pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Government Reform. H. Rept. 108-724, Part IV.
10/5/2004 8:44pm:
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 108-724, Part V.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on International Relations discharged.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on Rules discharged.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on Science discharged.
10/5/2004 8:45pm:
Committee on Transportation discharged.
10/5/2004 8:46pm:
Committee on Ways and Means discharged.
10/5/2004 8:46pm:
Committee on Homeland Security (Select) discharged.
10/5/2004 8:46pm:
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 453.
10/7/2004 7:47am:
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 827 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 10 with 3 hours and 40 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
10/7/2004 1:08pm:
Rule H. Res. 827 passed House.
10/7/2004 2:17pm:
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 827.
10/7/2004 2:17pm:
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 827 and Rule XVIII.
10/7/2004 2:17pm:
The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
10/7/2004 6:50pm:
Mr. Cox moved that the Committee rise.
10/7/2004 6:50pm:
On motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
10/7/2004 6:50pm:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 10 as unfinished business.
10/7/2004 9:44pm:
Considered as unfinished business.
10/7/2004 9:44pm:
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
10/7/2004 9:46pm:
H.AMDT.785 Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Menendez. An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 1 printed in House Report 108-751 to merge two bills endorsed by the 9/11 Commission: S. 2845 and S. 2774. The amendment establishes a National Intelligence Director and makes improvements in intelligence activities, modifies laws relating to intelligence community management, establishes diplomatic means and provides foreign aid to combat terrorism, provides an integrated screening system and improves counterterrorist travel intelligence, enhances transportation security, provides resources to improve national preparedness and assist local first responders, and establishes a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
10/7/2004 11:09pm:
H.AMDT.786 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Simmons. An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 108-751 to express the sense of Congress that the new National Intelligence Director (NID) should establish an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Center and to direct the NID to report to Congress whether or not an OSINT Center will be established and to justify the reasons for or against its establishment.
10/7/2004 11:22pm:
H.AMDT.786 On agreeing to the Simmons amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
10/7/2004 11:23pm:
H.AMDT.787 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Souder. An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 108-751 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to ensure that all appropriate personnel engaged in security screening of individuals have access to law enforcement and intelligence information maintained by DHS; to provide Congress with an overview of all the agencies, databases, and other capabilities that exist within the Department involved in intelligence relating to terrorism, drug trafficking, illegal immigration, screening, investigations, and inspection of goods or individuals entering the United States and to require the Secretary to submit a plan to Congress within 180 days on actions taken and plans in place to improve access and the flow of information.
10/7/2004 11:59pm:
H.AMDT.785 On agreeing to the Menendez amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 213 (Roll no. 510).
10/8/2004 12:08am:
H.AMDT.787 On agreeing to the Souder amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 410 - 0 (Roll no. 511).
10/8/2004 12:08am:
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 10 as unfinished business.
COMMITTEE(S):
Committee/Subcommittee:
Activity:
House Intelligence (Permanent Select)
Referral, Markup, Reporting
House Armed Services
Referral, Markup, Reporting
House Education and the Workforce
Referral, Discharged
House Energy and Commerce
Referral, Discharged
House Financial Services
Referral, Markup, Reporting
House Government Reform
Referral, Markup, Reporting
House International Relations
Referral, Discharged
House Judiciary
Referral, Markup, Reporting
House Rules
Referral, Discharged
House Science
Referral, Discharged
House Transportation and Infrastructure
Referral, Discharged
House Ways and Means
Referral, Discharged
House Homeland Security (Select)
Referral, Discharged
RELATED BILL DETAILS: (additional related bills may be indentified in Status)
Bill:
Relationship:
H.RES.827
Rule related to H.R. 10 in House
AMENDMENT(S):
1. H.AMDT.785 to H.R.10 An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 1 printed in House Report 108-751 to merge two bills endorsed by the 9/11 Commission: S. 2845 and S. 2774. The amendment establishes a National Intelligence Director and makes improvements in intelligence activities, modifies laws relating to intelligence community management, establishes diplomatic means and provides foreign aid to combat terrorism, provides an integrated screening system and improves counterterrorist travel intelligence, enhances transportation security, provides resources to improve national preparedness and assist local first responders, and establishes a Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. Sponsor: Rep Menendez, Robert [NJ-13] (introduced 10/7/2004) Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2004 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Menendez amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 203 - 213 (Roll no. 510).
2. H.AMDT.786 to H.R.10 An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 108-751 to express the sense of Congress that the new National Intelligence Director (NID) should establish an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Center and to direct the NID to report to Congress whether or not an OSINT Center will be established and to justify the reasons for or against its establishment. Sponsor: Rep Simmons, Rob [CT-2] (introduced 10/7/2004) Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/7/2004 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Simmons amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
3. H.AMDT.787 to H.R.10 An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 108-751 to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to ensure that all appropriate personnel engaged in security screening of individuals have access to law enforcement and intelligence information maintained by DHS; to provide Congress with an overview of all the agencies, databases, and other capabilities that exist within the Department involved in intelligence relating to terrorism, drug trafficking, illegal immigration, screening, investigations, and inspection of goods or individuals entering the United States and to require the Secretary to submit a plan to Congress within 180 days on actions taken and plans in place to improve access and the flow of information. Sponsor: Rep Souder, Mark E. [IN-3] (introduced 10/7/2004) Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 10/8/2004 House amendment agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Souder amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 410 - 0 (Roll no. 511).
COSPONSORS(26), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: (Sort: by date)
Rep Blunt, Roy [MO-7] - 9/24/2004
Rep Boehner, John A. [OH-8] - 9/24/2004
Rep Burr, Richard [NC-5] - 10/4/2004
Rep Cox, Christopher [CA-48] - 9/24/2004
Rep Davis, Tom [VA-11] - 9/24/2004
Rep DeLay, Tom [TX-22] - 9/24/2004
Rep Dreier, David [CA-26] - 9/24/2004
Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] - 10/5/2004
Rep Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6] - 10/4/2004
Rep Green, Mark [WI-8] - 10/4/2004
Rep Hoekstra, Peter [MI-2] - 9/24/2004
Rep Hunter, Duncan [CA-52] - 9/24/2004
Rep Hyde, Henry J. [IL-6] - 9/24/2004
Rep Issa, Darrell E. [CA-49] - 10/4/2004
Rep McInnis, Scott [CO-3] - 10/4/2004
Rep Miller, Candice S. [MI-10] - 10/5/2004
Rep Nussle, Jim [IA-1] - 9/24/2004
Rep Oxley, Michael G. [OH-4] - 9/24/2004
Rep Pickering, Charles W. (Chip) [MS-3] - 10/4/2004
Rep Pryce, Deborah [OH-15] - 9/24/2004
Rep Ramstad, Jim [MN-3] - 10/6/2004
Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] - 9/24/2004
Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] - 10/4/2004
Rep Smith, Christopher H. [NJ-4] - 9/24/2004
Rep Thomas, William M. [CA-22] - 9/24/2004
Rep Young, C. W. Bill [FL-10] - 9/24/2004
SUMMARY AS OF: 9/24/2004--Introduced.
9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act - National Security Intelligence Improvement Act of 2004 - Establishes a National Intelligence Director (Director) to, among other things: (1) serve as the head of the intelligence community (IC); (2) act as principal adviser for intelligence matters related to national security; and (3) manage, oversee, and direct the execution of the National Intelligence Program (formerly the National Foreign Intelligence Program). Establishes a National Intelligence Council to produce national intelligence estimates for the U.S. Government and evaluate the collection and production of intelligence by the IC.
Establishes a National Counterterrorism Center to: (1) analyze and integrate all U.S. intelligence pertaining to terrorism and counterterrorism; (2) conduct strategic operational planning for counterterrorism activities; and (3) ensure that intelligence agencies have access to and receive all intelligence needed to accomplish their missions.
Establishes a: (1) Civil Liberties Protection Officer; and (2) Joint Intelligence Community Council.
Authorizes the: (1) Secretary of Defense and the Director to jointly establish a program to advance foreign languages skills in languages critical to the capability of the IC to carry out U.S. national security objectives; and (2) assignment of IC personnel as language students. Requires the Director to conduct a pilot project to establish a Civilian Linguist Reserve Corps.
Establishes the National Security Agency Emerging Technologies Panel to advise the Director on the research, development, and application of existing and emerging science and technology advances, advances in encryption, and other topics.
Stop Terrorist and Military Hoaxes Act of 2004 - Provides criminal and civil penalties for false information concerning terrorist activities and military hoaxes.
Material Support to Terrorism Prohibition Enhancement Act of 2004 - Provides criminal penalties for: (1) receiving military-type training from a foreign terrorist organization; and (2) providing material support to terrorism.
Weapons of Mass Destruction Prohibition Improvement Act of 2004 - Expands the jurisdictional bases and scope of the prohibition against weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). Includes chemical weapons within the definition of WMDs. Provides criminal liability for participation in nuclear and WMD threats against the United States.
Money Laundering Abatement and Financial Antiterrorism Technical Corrections Act of 2004 - Provides additional funding to combat crimes involving terrorist financing.
Criminal History Access Means Protection of Infrastructures and Our Nation - Requires the Attorney General to establish and maintain criminal history information checks for use by employers.
Provides for the use of biometric technology in airport access control systems. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to prepare and update a transportation security strategic plan for defending aviation assets. Provides for: (1) next-generation airline passenger screening systems; (2) the deployment and use of explosive detection equipment at airport screening checkpoints; and (3) a pilot program to evaluate the use of blast-resistant cargo and baggage containers.
Requires the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to establish a: (1) comprehensive intelligence program for FBI intelligence analysts and intelligence production, sources, and operations; and (2) national security workforce of agents, analysts, linguists, and surveillance specialists.
Increases the number of full-time border patrol agents and immigration and customs enforcement investigators. Provides: (1) for expedited deportation of alien terrorists and supporters of terrorism; (2) minimum documentation requirements and issuance standards, for Federal recognition purposes, for driver's licenses, identification cards, and birth certificates; and (3) measures to enhance the privacy and integrity of social security numbers. Establishes within the State Department an Office of Visa and Passport Security.
Requires specified reports concerning terrorist sanctuaries, including a priority list of countries providing such sanctuaries.
Afghanistan Freedom Support Act Amendments of 2004 - Provides for the coordination of assistance to Afghanistan for various freedom support activities, and requires a long-term U.S. strategy with respect to such country. Authorizes assistance for counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan. Outlines provisions concerning appropriate U.S. relations with Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
Requires the President to pursue international diplomatic and cooperative efforts to limit the availability, proliferation, and transfer of man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) (individual-fired surface-to-air missiles).
Commends the use of multilateral organizations for fighting terrorist financing. Establishes an International Terrorist Finance Coordinating Council.
Faster and Smarter Funding for First Responders Act of 2004 - Authorizes grants to improve first responder capabilities and to establish essential capabilities for emergency preparedness.
Provides for congressional oversight over the Department of Homeland Security. Establishes an Office of Counternarcotics Enforcement.
Requires public financial disclosure with respect to certain IC employees.
Authorizes the FBI Director to establish an FBI Reserve Service for the temporary reemployment of former FBI employees during periods of emergencies. Revises security clearance requirements and procedures.
Federal Agency Protection of Privacy Act of 2004 - Requires Federal agency rulemakings to take into consideration rule impacts on individual privacy. Requires the establishment of chief privacy officers for agencies with law enforcement or antiterrorism functions.
Mutual Aid and Litigation Management Authorization Act of 2004 - Authorizes: (1) mutual aid agreements for utilities and services support during an emergency or public service event; and (2) litigation management agreements for limiting legal action against emergency response providers. Calls for adoption of the National Incident Management System.
Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of Defense should regularly assess the adequacy of the United States Northern Command to respond to all military and paramilitary threats within the United States.

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