S.2493 - Combatting Foreign Influence Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 09/17/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Intelligence (Select)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/17/2019 Read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2493 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/17/2019)
Combatting Foreign Influence Act of 2019
This bill establishes the Malign Foreign Influence Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). The center shall (1) serve as the primary government organization for analyzing intelligence relating to malign foreign influence operations, (2) coordinate government efforts related to detecting and responding to such operations, and (3) assess the expertise and readiness of government departments to respond to such operations. The center shall focus on operations conducted by Russia, Iran, North Korea, China, and other countries that the ODNI may select.
The inspector general of the intelligence community shall annually review the center's activities and report findings and recommendations to Congress. The center shall terminate eight years after the passage of this bill.