Summary: H.R.6237 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6237. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/27/2018)

Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

This bill authorizes for FY2018 and FY2019 the intelligence-related activities of the:

  • Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI);
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA);
  • Department of Defense;
  • Defense Intelligence Agency;
  • National Security Agency;
  • Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force;
  • Coast Guard;
  • Departments of State, Treasury, Energy, and Justice;
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI);
  • Drug Enforcement Administration;
  • National Reconnaissance Office;
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; and
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

The bill also authorizes for FY2018 and FY2019 the CIA Retirement and Disability System and revises the computation of annuities under that system.

In addition, the bill:

  • requires the ODNI, the FBI, and DHS to jointly brief Congress on any significant foreign cyber intrusion on a federal election;
  • directs various agencies to report to Congress on intelligence matters including security clearances, security threats to federal elections, financing of Russian influence campaigns, and specified intelligence-community employment matters; and
  • otherwise modifies provisions regarding the intelligence community.