SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE RULES COMMITTEE ON H.R. 2475, INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS SUBMITTED TO THE RULES COMMITTEE ON
H.R. 2475, INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006

(in alphabetical order)

SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS

(summaries derived from information provided by sponsors)

Harman #7
Strikes Section 305, relating to requirements for congressional notification regarding personnel transfers to new National Intelligence Centers.

Hoekstra #1
Manager's Amendment.
Strikes Section 305, relating to requirements for congressional notification regarding personnel transfers to new National Intelligence Centers.

Lee #2
Prohibits the use of funds made available to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence or to the Central Intelligence Agency to be used for furnishing equipment, training, advice, or other support to any group or individual, not part of a country’s armed forces, for the purpose of overthrowing a democratically elected government.

Maloney/Shays #3
Requires the President, if the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) is not fully operational by June 17, 2005, to provide Congress written justification as to why the Center is not fully operational. Justification would be required to be updated every thirty days until the NCTC is fully implemented and operational.

Maloney/Udall (NM)/Shays #4
Creates a 30-day deadline for appointment of members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board created by the Intelligence Reform Act of 2004.

Maloney/Udall (NM)/Shays #5
Creates the Civil Liberties Monitoring Board as an independent entity and provides it with subpeona power, among other things.

Markey/Conyers #6
Prohibits federal agencies involved in intelligence and intelligence-related activities from transferring or rendering persons to countries where they are likely to face torture and would restrict the U.S. from relying on diplomatic assurances from countries known to practice torture as a basis for transferring a person to that country.

Tierney #8
Creates a 30-day deadline for appointment of members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board created by the Intelligence Reform Act of 2004.

Waxman #9
Establishes an independent commission to investigate detainee abuses. LATE. REVISED.

Waxman #10
Establishes a select committee to investigate detainee abuses. LATE.

* Summaries derived from information submitted by the amendment sponsors.