Summary: S.1428 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (11/01/2001)

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 - Title I: Intelligence Activities - Authorizes appropriations for FY 2002 for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: (1) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); (2) Department of Defense (DOD); (3) Defense Intelligence Agency; (4) National Security Agency; (5) Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force; (6) Departments of State, the Treasury, and Energy; (7) Federal Bureau of Investigation; (8) National Reconnaissance Office; and (9) National Imagery and Mapping Agency.

(Sec. 102) Specifies that the amounts authorized and the authorized personnel ceilings as of September 30, 2002, for such activities are those specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations, which shall be made available to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees and the President.

(Sec. 103) Allows the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI), with the approval of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, to authorize employment of civilian personnel in excess of the number authorized for FY 2002 (by not more than two percent) when necessary for the performance of important intelligence functions, requiring notification of the congressional intelligence committees.

(Sec. 104) Authorizes appropriations for the Community Management Account of the Director of Central Intelligence for FY 2002, as well as for full-time personnel for elements within such Account. Provides for the reimbursement of any U.S. officer or employee, or member of the armed forces, who is detailed to such staff. Earmarks a specified amount of such funds for the National Drug Intelligence Center.

Title II: Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System - Authorizes appropriations for FY 2002 for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability Fund.

Title III: General Provisions - Permits appropriations authorized by this Act for salary, pay, retirement, and other benefits for Federal employees to be increased by such additional amounts as may be necessary for increases in such compensation or benefits authorized by law.

(Sec. 302) Specifies that the authorization of appropriations by this Act shall not be deemed to constitute authority for the conduct of any intelligence activity which is not otherwise authorized by the Constitution or laws of the United States.

(Sec. 303) Amends the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act to repeal a provision exempting the actions involving the identification, and blocking of assets, of significant foreign narcotics traffickers from judicial review.

(Sec. 304) Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to: (1) require consultation with the DCI before appointment of Directors of the Offices of Intelligence and Counterintelligence within the Department of Energy; and (2) modify the form and content of reports relating to significant anticipated intelligence activities or significant intelligence failures.

(Sec. 306) Revises provisions concerning the protection of intelligence community employees who report urgent concerns to Congress to require the CIA Inspector General, upon determining that a complaint is credible, to notify the DCI of such complaint and such determination.

(Sec. 307) Requires the Attorney General, after specified consultation, to review and report to Congress on current protections against the unauthorized disclosure of classified information.

(Sec. 308) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 to: (1) require the President to make a certification to Congress (currently, only a determination) with respect to illicit drug trafficking before employees or agents of a foreign country may, with immunity, interdict an aircraft in that country's territory or airspace; and (2) require the President to report annually to Congress on the assistance provided to such foreign employees or agents by U.S. employees or agents.

(Sec. 309) Suspends until October 1, 2002, a provision of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 providing for the reorganization of the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service Program Office.

(Sec. 310) Requires each national counterintelligence strategy, as well as any related national threat identification and prioritization assessment, to be approved by the President and submitted to the appropriate congressional committees.

(Sec. 311) Requires the DCI to ensure that any report, review, study, or plan required by this Act that involves intelligence or intelligence-related activities of DOD be prepared or conducted in consultation with the Secretary of Defense or other appropriate DOD official. Requires the defense and appropriations committees to receive all such reports, reviews, studies, or plans.

Title IV: Central Intelligence Agency - Extends through FY 2003 the Central Intelligence Agency Voluntary Separation Pay Act.

(Sec. 402) Amends the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 to: (1) revise the annual date for the CIA Inspector General's audit of the central services program; and (2) make permanent the authority of the DCI to carry out such program.