H. Rept. 110-665 - INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 (Parts 1 - 2)110th Congress (2007-2008)
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110th Congress Rept. 110-665 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session Part 2 ====================================================================== INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 _______ July 10, 2008.--Ordered to be printed _______ Mr. Reyes, from the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, submitted the following SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT [To accompany H.R. 5959] OVERSIGHT FINDINGS With respect to clause 3(c)(1) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, this legislation results from hearings and other oversight activities conducted by the committee pursuant to clause 3(m) of rule X and are reflected in the body of this report. With respect to clause 3(c) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives and section 308(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, this legislation does not include any new spending or credit authority, nor does it provide for any increase or decrease in tax revenues or expenditures. The bill does, however, authorize appropriations. Other fiscal features of this legislation are addressed in the estimate prepared by the committee under clause 3(d)(2) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives. GENERAL PERFORMANCE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES With respect to clause 3(c)(4) of rule XIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, this legislation would address several general and outcome-related performance goals and objectives. The general goals and objectives of this legislation are to provide the necessary resources and authorities to enhance the national security of the United States, to support and assist the armed forces of the United States, and to facilitate and oversee the execution of the foreign policy of the United States. CONSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY STATEMENT Pursuant to rule XIII, clause 3(d)(1) of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Committee finds the authority for this legislation in Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution. STATEMENT OF FEDERAL MANDATES Section 423 of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act (as amended by Section 101(a)(2) of the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act, P.L. 104-4) requires a statement of whether the provisions of the reported bill include unfunded mandates. In compliance with this requirement, the Committee has received a letter from the Congressional Budget Office included herein. STATEMENT ON CONGRESSIONAL EARMARKS Pursuant to clause 9 of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Committee reports that the bill contains no congressional earmarks, limited tax benefits, or limited tariff benefits.