H.R.4681: Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced May 20, 2014
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 19, 2014

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Jan. 5, 2015 9th
Dec. 28, 2014 2nd
Dec. 21, 2014 4th
Dec. 14, 2014 1st

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 9, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 - Title I: Intelligence Activities - (Sec. 101) Authorizes FY2015 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: (1) Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI); (2) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); (3)...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 14 statements associated with H.R.4681.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 19, 2014

Became Public Law No: 113-293.

Dec. 19, 2014

Signed by President.

Dec. 12, 2014
Presented to President.
Dec. 10, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 10, 2014
On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 325 - 100 (Roll no. 558). (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8951-8956)
Dec. 10, 2014
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8991-8992)
Dec. 10, 2014
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 10, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 40 minutes of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and agree in the Senate amendment to H.R. 4681.
Dec. 10, 2014
Mr. Rogers (MI) moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment. (consideration: CR H8951-8962)
Dec. 10, 2014
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 9, 2014

Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

Dec. 9, 2014
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6463-6464)
Dec. 9, 2014

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence discharged by Unanimous Consent.

June 2, 2014
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence.
May 30, 2014
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. 4681.
May 30, 2014
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 30, 2014

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 345 - 59 (Roll no. 271).

May 30, 2014

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 183 - 220 (Roll no. 270). (consideration: CR H5055)

May 30, 2014
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H5055)
May 30, 2014
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (NY) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to ensure that the intelligence community continues to protect the United States from Chinese and other state sponsored computer theft by requiring that it: 1) consistent with existing law, immediately inform corporations and internet providers of any computer breaches and the steps necessary to combat further intrusion; 2) coordinate with other Federal agencies to protect the United States infrastructure; and 3) assist the Department of Justice and other law enforcement agencies, including supporting allies of the United States in efforts to punish and sanction individuals and government that perpetrate espionage and identity theft.
May 30, 2014
Mr. Bishop (NY) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent). (consideration: CR H5054-5055; text: CR H5054)
May 30, 2014
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5041-5047)
May 30, 2014
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H5053)
May 30, 2014
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4681.
May 30, 2014
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 604, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gallego amendment no. 9.
May 30, 2014
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 604, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Poe (TX) amendment no. 7.
May 30, 2014
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 604, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Franks (AZ) amendment no. 6.
May 30, 2014
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 604, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 20 minutes of debate on the Rogers (MI) en bloc amendment no. 1.
May 30, 2014
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4681.
May 30, 2014
The Speaker designated the Honorable Ted Poe to act as Chairman of the Committee.
May 30, 2014
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 604 and Rule XVIII.
May 30, 2014
All points of order against consideration of the bills are waived. General debate shall not exceed one hour, after debate the bills shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute for H.R. 4681, an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Rules Committee Print 113-45 shall be considered as an original bill. No amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be made in order except those printed in the report.
May 30, 2014
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 604. (consideration: CR H5034-5056)
May 30, 2014
Rule H. Res. 604 passed House.
May 29, 2014
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 604 Reported to House. All points of order against consideration of the bills are waived. General debate shall not exceed one hour, after debate the bills shall be considered for amendment under the five-minute rule. In lieu of the amendment in the nature of a substitute for H.R. 4681, an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in Rules Committee Print 113-45 shall be considered as an original bill. No amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute shall be made in order except those printed in the report.
May 27, 2014
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 343.
May 27, 2014
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Intelligence. H. Rept. 113-463.
May 22, 2014
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 22, 2014
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 20, 2014
Referred to the House Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select).
May 20, 2014

Introduced in the House by Mike Rogers (R-Mich.)

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