Summary: S.1761 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/18/2017)

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

This bill authorizes for FY2018 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, Homeland Security, and Justice;
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation;
  • Drug Enforcement Administration;
  • National Reconnaissance Office;
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; and
  • Department of Energy (DOE).

The bill also authorizes for FY2018 the CIA Retirement and Disability System.

In addition, the bill:

  • requires the ODNI to establish a Supply Chain and Counterintelligence Risk Management Task Force;
  • requires DOE to establish a pilot program for securing energy infrastructure;
  • directs various agencies to report to Congress on intelligence matters including security clearances, bug bounty programs, foreign-investment risks, geospatial commercial activities, Russian threats to U.S. elections, and specified intelligence-community employment matters; and
  • otherwise modifies provisions regarding the intelligence community.