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Amendments to H.R. 6237 - Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

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Washington, July 12, 2018 | comments
Schiff (D-CA) [on behalf of Keating (D-MA)] - Amendment No. 1 - Adds Russian to the list of the languages in Sec. 1501.
Adopted Voice Y     ✓ N

Schneider (D-IL) - Amendment No. 2 - Amends Sec. 1503 to include a list of foreign state or foreign nonstate actors involved in the threats to election campaigns for Federal offices.
Adopted Voice     N
Jackson Lee (D-TX) - Amendment No. 3 - Amends the Sense of Congress already in the bill on the importance of re-review of security clearances held by individuals by adding consideration of whether the security clearance holder’s association or sympathy with persons or organizations that advocate, threaten, or use force or violence, or any other illegal or unconstitutional means, in an effort to prevent others from exercising their rights under the Constitution or laws of the United States or of any state, including but not limited to race, religion, national origin, or disability.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Vargas (D-CA) - Amendment No. 4 - Adds “the use of virtual currencies” to “section 1505” to ensure it is included in the assessment of threat finance
Adopted Voice
Y       N
Torres (D-CA) - Amendment No. 5 - Directs Director of National Intelligence, in coordination with the Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research and the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis, to produce a national intelligence estimate of the revenue sources of the North Korean regime.
Adopted Voice Y       N
Hastings (D-FL) - Amendment No. 6 - Directs the Director of National Intelligence to create and implement a plan that expands the recruitment efforts of all intelligence agencies geographic parameters used in recruitment efforts so that rural and other underserved regions across the nation are more fully represented in such efforts.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Schneider (D-IL) - Amendment No. 7 - Directs the DNI to report on Iran’s support for proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon, including Hizballah, and an assessment of the threat posed to Israel and other U.S. regional allies.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Bera (D-CA) - Amendment No. 8 - Requires a briefing to relevant Congressional committees on the anticipated geopolitical effects of emerging infectious disease and pandemics, and their implications on the national security of the United States.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Kennedy (D-MA) - Amendment No. 9 - Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit a report on the potential establishment of the ‘‘Foreign Malign Influence Response Center,’’ comprised of analysts from all elements of the intelligence community, to provide comprehensive assessment of foreign efforts to influence United States political processes and elections.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Rice, Kathleen (D-NY) - Amendment No. 10 - Requires the Director of National Intelligence to report on the possible exploitation of virtual currencies by terrorist actors.
Adopted Voice Y      N
Lipinski (D-IL) - Amendment No. 11 - Requires an annual report from the Director of National Intelligence describing Iranian expenditures on military and terrorist activities outside the country, such as on Hezbollah, Houthi rebels in Yemen, Hamas, and proxy forces in Iraq and Syria.
Adopted Voice    N
Davidson (R-OH) - Amendment No. 12 - Enhances oversight by augmenting existing semiannual reporting requirements regarding disciplinary actions.
Adopted Voice Y     N
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