S.Res.164 - A resolution amending Senate Resolution 400, 94th Congress, and Senate Resolution 445, 108th Congress, to improve congressional oversight of the intelligence activities of the United States, to provide a strong, stable, and capable congressional committee structure to provide the intelligence community appropriate oversight, support, and leadership, and to implement a key recommendation of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Feingold, Russell D. [D-WI] (Introduced 06/02/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Rules and Administration|
|Latest Action:||06/02/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.164 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/02/2009)
Amends Senate Resolution 400, 94th Congress (establishing the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence) to expand the Committee's jurisdiction to appropriations as well as (under current law) the authorization of appropriations for: (1) the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the DNI Director; (2) the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the CIA Director; (3) the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA); (4) the National Security Agency (NSA); (5) the intelligence activities of other departments and subdivisions of the Department of Defense (DOD); (6) the intelligence activities of the Department of State; (7) the intelligence activities of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI); and (8) their respective successors.
Amends Senate Resolution 445, 108th Congress (establishing in the Senate Committee on Appropriations a Subcommittee on Intelligence) to abolish the Subcommittee.