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S.RES.470: A resolution amending Senate Resolution 400 (94th Congress) to clarify the responsibility of committees of the Senate in the provision of the advice and consent of the Senate to nominations to positions in the intelligence community.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced June 11, 2014
Latest Major Action July 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Amends S.Res. 400 (94th Congress) with respect to the jurisdiction of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (Select Committee) to review, hold hearings, and report the nominations of individuals for positions in the intelligence community for which appointments are made by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Sets forth a process for the Select Committee to engage in a sequential referral with the Committee on Armed Services of nominations to the positions of Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), NSA Inspector General, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), or NRO Inspector General. Makes the order of referral dependent upon whether the nominee, at the time of the nomination, is a member of the Armed Forces on active duty.

Requires such nominations to be referred: (1) first to the Committee on Arm...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 7, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4204)
June 11, 2014 Submitted in the Senate. Ordered Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 429. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3606-3607)