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Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

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Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

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An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
06/17/2020By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
06/08/2020Select Committee on Intelligence. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Rubio. Without written report.
06/08/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
06/17/2020By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
Action By: Senate
06/08/2020Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 477.
Action By: Senate
06/08/2020Select Committee on Intelligence. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Rubio. Without written report.

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Senate Intelligence (Select)06/08/2020 Reported original measure S. Rept. 116-233

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Reported to Senate (06/08/2020)

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

This bill authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2021 and contains other related provisions.

The bill's provisions include

  • requiring the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and other intelligence agencies to establish continuity of operations plans;
  • requiring the ODNI to establish the Social Media Data and Threat Analysis Center;
  • establishing that disclosure of a whistleblower's personally identifiable information may constitute a personnel action and giving the whistleblower a right to sue if such a personnel action was a reprisal against whistleblowing activity;
  • establishing that it is unlawful for a federal government employee to share a whistleblower complaint submitted to the intelligence community inspector general with the subject of the complaint, with limited exceptions;
  • establishing that a qualifying individual shall have a statutory right to appeal a decision related to that individual's access to classified information;
  • establishing funds for grants to promote U.S. competitiveness in fifth-generation wireless technology supply chains and to support the adoption of secure and trusted telecommunications technologies in key markets globally; and
  • requiring a presidential campaign to notify the Federal Bureau of Investigation of certain foreign contacts.

The bill also requires reports on topics including (1) signals intelligence collection priorities, (2) use of student loan repayment benefits by intelligence community personnel, (3) a plan for establishing an intelligence community element in the U.S. Space Force, (4) the corrupt activities of Chinese Communist Party officials and Eastern European oligarchs, and (5) the effect of lifting the United Nations arms embargo on Iran.