Text: H.Con.Res.299 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. CON. RES. 299

Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the establishment of committees with jurisdiction over intelligence activities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 21, 2010

Mr. Castle (for himself and Mr. Lance) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules


CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the establishment of committees with jurisdiction over intelligence activities.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that beginning with the One Hundred Twelfth Congress, the House of Representatives and the Senate should, in accordance with the recommendations of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (commonly known as the “9/11 Commission”)—

(1) each establish in the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives or Senate (as the case may be) a Subcommittee on Intelligence, which should have jurisdiction over all activities of such Committee that relate to intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government;

(2) establish a Joint Committee on Intelligence, which should have jurisdiction over authorization of and appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government; or

(3) each establish a Committee on Intelligence, which should have jurisdiction over authorization of and appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government.