Summary: H.R.12240 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Conference report filed in House (08/02/1978)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 95-1420)

Intelligence and Intelligence-Related Program Authorization Act - =Title I: Intelligence Activities= - Authorizes the appropriation of funds for fiscal year 1979 for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of specified agencies in amounts specified in a classified annex to the joint explanatory statement accompanying the Conference Report on this Act. Directs that copies of such annex be made available to specified Congressional committees and to appropriate elements of the United States Government for which funds are authorized.

=Title II: Intelligence Community Staff= - Authorizes the appropriation of specified sums to provide staff support to the Director of Central Intelligence. Authorizes an end strength ceiling of 269 full-time employees for the intelligence community for fiscal year 1979. Allows such personnel to be permanent employees or employees on detail on a reimbursable basis from other elements of the United States Government, so long as there is appropriate representation from elements of the United States Government engaged in intelligence and intelligence-related activities. Allows an employee from another element of the United States Government to be detailed on a non-reimbursable basis for period of not more than one year for performance of temporary functions as required by the Director.

States that, unless otherwise provided by law, the activities of the Intelligence Community Staff shall be governed by the Director of Central Intelligence in accordance with the provisions of the National Security Act of 1947 and the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949.

=Title III: Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System= - Authorizes appropriations for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System for fiscal year 1979.

=Title IV: Admission of Certain Excludable Aliens= - Requires the Attorney General to report to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Judiciary of the House and the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate by October 30, 1979, regarding those cases during the period from October 1, 1978, to September 30, 1979, in which: (1) the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation has notified the Attorney General that the Director knows or has reason to believe that an alien applying for admission is an excludable alien under certain provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act and (2) such alien is subsequently admitted into the United States.