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Introduced in House (04/26/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2175


To direct the Director of National Intelligence to establish an integration cell to monitor and enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions with respect to North Korea, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 26, 2017

Mrs. Murphy of Florida (for herself, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Moulton, Ms. Hanabusa, Ms. DelBene, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Castro of Texas, and Mr. Kilmer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence


A BILL

To direct the Director of National Intelligence to establish an integration cell to monitor and enforce United Nations Security Council resolutions with respect to North Korea, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “North Korea Intelligence Enhancement Act”.

SEC. 2. North Korea monitoring and enforcement.

(a) Establishment.—Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence shall establish an integration cell (in this section referred to as the “Integration Cell”) among relevant elements of the intelligence community to integrate intelligence relating to the monitoring and enforcement of United Nations Security Council resolutions with respect to North Korea.

(b) Duties.—The Integration Cell shall—

(1) coordinate and synchronize all intelligence collection relating to the implementation of sanctions against North Korea;

(2) integrate the early warning systems of the intelligence community with respect to detecting activities by North Korea to proliferate weapons of mass destruction;

(3) identify any gaps in intelligence relating to the monitoring of the nuclear weapons program of North Korea; and

(4) provide net assessments and recommendations to the Director of National Intelligence relating to North Korea.

(c) Structure.—

(1) HEAD.—The Integration Cell shall be headed by a member of the Senior Intelligence Service, who shall report to the Director of National Intelligence.

(2) STAFFING.—The Integration Cell may be staffed by detailing or assigning to the Integration Cell personnel of an element of the intelligence community, or core contractor personnel of such an element, who would otherwise conduct such work as part of their normal responsibilities at such element.

(d) Reports.—Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, the Director of National Intelligence shall submit to Congress a report that includes the following:

(1) A detailed description of the activities of the Integration Cell.

(2) Recommendations for the better collection of intelligence on activities by North Korea to proliferate weapons of mass destruction.

(e) Intelligence community defined.—In this section, the term “intelligence community” has the meaning given that term in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3003(4)).