House Report 110-665, Part 2 - 110th Congress (2007-2008)

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House Report 110-665 - INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009

[House Report 110-665]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office]



110th Congress                                            Rept. 110-665
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                      Part 2

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          INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009

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                 July 10, 2008.--Ordered to be printed

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    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.