H.R.4548: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced June 14, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 23, 2004

Bill Summary

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 - Title I: Intelligence Activities - (Sec. 101) Authorizes appropriations for FY 2005 for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: (1) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); (2) Department of Defense (DOD); (3) Defense Intelligence Agency; (4) National Security Agency (NSA); (5) Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force; (6) Departments of State, the Treasury,...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4548 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions.
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 686 and Rule XVIII.
The Speaker designated the Honorable Michael K. Simpson to act as Chairman of the Committee.
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4548.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Goss amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Gallegly amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Boehlert amendment, as modified.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Boehlert amendment, as modified, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, as modified, and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Boehlert demanded a recorded vote and made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to the rule, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment, as modified, until later in the legislative day and the point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Johnson (TX) amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (TX) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (TX) demanded a recorded vote and made a point of no quorum. Pursuant to the rule, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day and the point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Rogers (MI) amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rogers (MI) amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Rogers (MI) demanded a recorded vote and pursuant to the rule, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with ten minutes of debate on the Ackerman amendment.
DEBATE - Pursuant to House Resolution 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on the Shays amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Shays amendment the Chair put the question of adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Shays demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kucinich amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kucinich amendment the Chair put the question of adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Kucinich demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Simmons amendment.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Simmons amendment the Chair put the question of adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Simmons demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 686, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Reyes ameendment.
Mr. Dicks moved to strike the enacting clause.
Floor summary: DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the preferential motion to strike the enacting clause.
On motion to strike the enacting clause Failed by voice vote.
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Reyes amendment the Chair put the question of adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Reyes demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4548.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Mr. Peterson (MN) moved to recommit with instructions to Intelligence (Permanent).
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Peterson (MN) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to add a new section providing for an increase in authorization levels to fully fund the National Foreign Intelligence Program.
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 224 (Roll no. 299).
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 360 - 61 (Roll no. 300).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4548.
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence.
Senate Committee on Intelligence discharged by Unanimous Consent.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Senate incorporated S. 2386 in this measure as an amendment.
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
See also S. 2386.
Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Roberts; Hatch; DeWine; Bond; Lott; Snowe; Hagel; Chambliss; Warner; Rockefeller; Levin; Feinstein; Wyden; Durbin; Bayh; Edwards; Mikulski.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for consideration of the House bill and the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Hoekstra, Boehlert, Gibbons, LaHood, Cunningham, Burr, Everett, Gallegly, Collins, Davis, Jo Ann, Thornberry, Harman, Hastings (FL), Reyes, Boswell, Peterson (MN), Cramer, Eshoo, Holt, and Ruppersberger.
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Armed Services for consideration of defense tactical intelligence and related activities: Hunter, Weldon (PA), and Skelton.
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
Conference report H. Rept. 108-798 filed.
Mr. Hoekstra asked unanimous consent for consideration of the conference report, H. Rept. 108-798.
On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to without objection.
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
Senate agreed to conference report by Unanimous Consent Vote.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 108-487.
Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent). H. Rept. 108-558.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 324.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 686 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 4548 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Rule H. Res. 686 passed House.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 686.
June 14, 2004

Introduced in the House by Porter J. Goss (R-Fla.)

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