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

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Mike Rogers, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 20, 2014
Latest Major Action Dec. 19, 2014
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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) Department of Defense (DOD); (4) Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA); (5) National Security Agency (NSA); (6) Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force; (7) Coast Guard; (8) Departments of State, the Treasury, Energy (DOE), and Justice (DOJ); (9) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); (10) Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); (11) National Reconnaissance Office; (12) National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; and (13) Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

(Sec. 102) Specifies that the amounts authorized and the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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).