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112th Congress                                                   Report

 2d Session             HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                112-560
_______________________________________________________________________



                   SEMIANNUAL REPORT ON THE ACTIVITY

                                 of the

            HOUSE PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLIGENCE

                                for the

                      ONE HUNDRED TWELFTH CONGRESS






 June 29, 2012.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the 
              State of the Union and ordered to be printed



                          U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

19-006                            WASHINGTON : 2012










                         LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL

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                           House of Representatives
                Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence,
                                     Washington, DC, June 29, 2012.
Hon. Karen Haas,
Clerk, House of Representatives,
Washington, DC.
    Dear Mrs. Haas: Pursuant to clause 1(d) of rule XI of the 
Rules of the House of Representatives for the 112th Congress, I 
present herewith a report entitled ``Semiannual Report on the 
Activity of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 
112th Congress.''
            Sincerely,
                                               Mike Rogers,
                                                          Chairman.














                            C O N T E N T S

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Letter of Transmittal............................................   III
Membership.......................................................     1
Jurisdiction.....................................................     2
Legislative and Oversight Activities.............................     3
Oversight Plan for the 112th Congress and Implementation and 
  Hearings Held Pursuant to Clause 2(n), (o), and (p) of House 
  Rule XI........................................................     5
Appendix I--Part A: Committee Reports; Part B: Public Laws, Part 
  C: Committee Hearings & Briefings..............................     6











                                                 Union Calendar No. 401
112th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     112-560

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SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT ON THE ACTIVITY OF THE PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON 
         INTELLIGENCE FOR THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWELFTH CONGRESS

                                _______
                                

   June 29, 2012.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House and 
                         ordered to be printed

                                _______
                                

    Mr. Rogers of Michigan, from the Permanent Select Committee on 
                 Intelligence, submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

               PERMANENT SELECT COMMITTEE ON INTELLICENCE


                          FULL COMMITTEE LIST

C.A. DUTCH RUPPERSBERGER, Maryland,  MIKE ROGERS, Michigan,
  Ranking Member                       Chairman
MIKE THOMPSON, California            MAC THORNBERRY, Texas
JANICE SCHAKOWSKY, Illinois          SUE MYRICK, North Carolina
JAMES R. LANGEVIN, Rhode Island      JEFF MILLER, Florida
ADAM B. SCHIFF, California           K. MICHAEL CONAWAY, Texas
DAN BOREN, Oklahoma                  PETER T. KING, New York
LUIS V. GUTIERREZ, Illinois          FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
BEN CHANDLER, Kentucky               DEVIN NUNES, California
                                     LYNN A. WESTMORELAND, Georgia
                                     MICHELE BACHMANN, Minnesota
                                     THOMAS J. ROONEY, Florida
                                     JOSEPH J. HECK, Nevada

   Michael Allen, Staff Director

                           SUBCOMMITTEE LIST


     Subcommittee on Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis, and 
                          Counterintelligence

MIKE THOMPSON, California            SUE MYRICK, North Carolina,
  Ranking Member                       Chairman
DAN BOREN, Oklahoma                  K. MICHAEL CONAWAY, Texas
LUIS V. GUTIERREZ, Illinois          PETER T. KING, New York
                                     FRANK A. LoBIONDO, New Jersey
                                     THOMAS J. ROONEY, Florida

          Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence

ADAM B. SCHIFF, California           JOSEPH J. HECK, Nevada,
  Ranking Member                       Chairman
JAMES R. LANGEVIN, Rhode Island      MAC THORNBERRY, Texas
BEN CHANDLER, Kentucky               FRANK LoBIONDO, New Jersey
                                     DEVIN NUNES, California
                                     MICHELE BACHMANN, Minnesota

              Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

JANICE SCHAKOWSKY, Illinois          LYNN A. WESTMORELAND, Georgia
  Ranking Member                       Chairman
MIKE THOMPSON, California            JEFF MILLER, Florida
DAN BOREN, Oklahoma                  DEVIN NUNES, California
                                     MICHELE BACHMANN, Minnesota
                                     THOMAS J. ROONEY, Florida

              JURISDICTION AND SPECIAL OVERSIGHT FUNCTION

    Clause 11(b)(1) of rule X of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives for the 112th Congress sets forth the 
jurisdiction of the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence--
          (A) The Central Intelligence Agency, the Director of 
        National Intelligence, and the National Intelligence 
        Program as defined in section 3(6) of the National 
        Security Act of 1947.
          (B) Intelligence and intelligence-related activities 
        of all other departments and agencies of the 
        Government, including the tactical intelligence and 
        intelligence-related activities of the Department of 
        Defense.
          (C) The organization or reorganization of a 
        department or agency of the Government to the extent 
        that the organization or reorganization relates to a 
        function or activity involving intelligence or 
        intelligence-related activities.
          (D) Authorities for appropriations, both direct and 
        indirect, for the following:
                  (i) The Central Intelligence Agency, the 
                Director of National Intelligence, and the 
                National Intelligence Program as defined in 
                section 3(6) of the National Security Act of 
                1947.
                  (ii) Intelligence and intelligence-related 
                activities of all other departments and 
                agencies of the Government, including the 
                tactical intelligence and intelligence-related 
                activities of the Department of Defense.
                  (iii) A department, agency, subdivision, or 
                program that is a successor to an agency or 
                program named or referred to in (i) or (ii).
    Clause 3(m) of rule X of the Rules of the House of 
Representatives for the 112th Congress sets forth the Special 
Oversight Function of the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence as follows--``The Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence shall review and study on a continuing basis laws, 
programs, and activities of the intelligence community and 
shall review and study on an exclusive basis the sources and 
methods of entities described in clause 11(b)(1)(A).''

                  LEGISLATIVE AND OVERSIGHT ACTIVITIES

    During the first half of the second session of the 112th 
Congress, 5 bills or resolutions were referred to the Permanent 
Select Committee on Intelligence. The Full Committee reported 
to the House or was discharged from the further consideration 
of 3 measures, not including conference reports. Two measures 
regarding matters within the Committee's jurisdiction were 
enacted into law.
    The following is a summary of the legislative and oversight 
activities of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence 
during the third quarter of the 112th Congress. In addition, 
this report includes a summary of hearings held pursuant to 
clauses 2(n), (o), and (p) under House rule XI.

                         Legislative Activities


                             Full Committee


          INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012

                              (H.R. 1892)

Summary

    H.R. 1892 authorizes funds for appropriations for fiscal 
year 2012 for the conduct of the intelligence and intelligence-
related activities of the following elements of the United 
States Government: (1) the Office of the Director of National 
Intelligence; the Central Intelligence Agency; the Department 
of Defense; the Defense Intelligence Agency; the National 
Security Agency; the Department of the Army, the Department of 
the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force; the Coast Guard; 
the Department of State; the Department of Treasury; the 
Department of Energy; The Department of Justice; the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation; the Drug Enforcement Administration; 
the National Reconnaissance Office; the National Geospatial-
Intelligence Agency; and the Department of Homeland Security. 
The amounts authorized to be appropriated and the authorized 
personnel ceilings for the conduct of intelligence activities 
of the elements listed above are specified in a classified 
Schedule of Authorizations prepared to accompany the bill.

Legislative History

    H.R. 1892 was introduced by Representative Mike J. Rogers 
on May 13, 2011. The bill was referred to the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence on May 13, 2011.
    On May 26, 2011, the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence held a business meeting to consider H.R. 1892 and 
ordered the bill reported with amendments to the House by voice 
vote.
    On September 2, 2011, the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence reported the bill to the House.
    On September 9, 2011, the House considered H.R. 1892 and 
passed the bill by recorded vote, 384 ayes and 14 noes.
    On December 14, 2011, the Senate passed H.R. 1892, as 
amended, by unanimous consent.
    On December 16, 2011, the House considered H.R. 1892, as 
amended by the Senate, and passed by recorded vote, 396 ayes 
and 23 noes.
    On January 3, 2012, H.R. 1892 became law.

         CYBER INTELLIGENCE SHARING AND PROTECTION ACT OF 2011

                              (H.R. 3523)

Summary

    H.R. 3523 provides for the sharing of certain cyber threat 
intelligence and cyber threat information between the 
intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for 
other purposes.

Legislative History

    As indicated in the Committee's previous legislative 
activities report, H.R. 3523 was introduced by Representative 
Mike J. Rogers (for himself and Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. King of 
New York, Mr. Upton, Mrs. Myrick, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Conaway, 
Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Boren, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Chandler, 
Mr. Nunes, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Westmoreland, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. 
Rooney, Mr. Heck, Mr. Dicks, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Walden, Mr. 
Calvert, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. Terry, Mr. Burgess, Mr. Gingrey of 
Georgia, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Kinzinger of Illinois, 
Mr. Amodei, and Mr. Pompeo) on November 30, 2011. The bill was 
referred to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on 
November 30, 2011.
    As also indicated in the Committee's previous legislative 
activities report, on December 1, 2011, the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence Committee held a business meeting to 
consider H.R. 3523 and ordered the bill reported with 
amendments to the House by voice vote.
    On April 17, 2012, the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence reported the bill to the House.
    On April 26, 2012, the House considered H.R. 3523 and 
passed the bill by recorded vote, 248 ayes and 168 noes.

        THE MIDDLE CLASS TAX RELIEF AND JOB CREATION ACT OF 2011

                              (H.R. 3630)

Summary

    H.R. 3630 provides incentives for the creation of jobs, and 
for other purposes.

Legislative History

    As indicated in the Committee's last legislative activities 
report, H.R. 3630 was introduced by Representative Dave Camp on 
December 9, 2011. The bill was referred to the Committee on 
Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and 
Commerce, Financial Services, Foreign Affairs, Transportation 
and Infrastructure, Agriculture, Oversight and Government 
Reform, House Administration, the Budget, Natural Resources, 
Rules, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
    On December 13, the House considered and passed H.R. 3630 
by recorded vote, 234 ayes and 193 noes.
    On December 17, 2011, the Senate passed H.R. 3660 by 
unanimous consent.
    On February 17, 2012, the House and Senate passed the 
conference agreement for H.R. 3660 by record votes of 293-132 
and 60-36 respectively.
    On February 22, 2012, H.R. 3660 became law.

          INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2013

                              (H.R. 5743)

Summary

    H.R. 5743 authorizes funds for appropriations for fiscal 
year 2013 for the conduct of the intelligence and intelligence-
related activities of the following elements of the United 
States Government: (1) the Office of the Director of National 
Intelligence; the Central Intelligence Agency; the Department 
of Defense; the Defense Intelligence Agency; the National 
Security Agency; the Department of the Army, the Department of 
the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force; the Coast Guard; 
the Department of State; the Department of Treasury; the 
Department of Energy; The Department of Justice; the Federal 
Bureau of Investigation; the Drug Enforcement Administration; 
the National Reconnaissance Office; the National Geospatial-
Intelligence Agency; and the Department of Homeland Security. 
The amounts authorized to be appropriated and the authorized 
personnel ceilings for the conduct of intelligence activities 
of the elements listed above are specified in a classified 
Schedule of Authorizations prepared to accompany the bill.

Legislative History

    H.R. 5743 was introduced by Representative Mike J. Rogers 
on May 15, 2012 and the bill was referred to the Permanent 
Select Committee on Intelligence.
    On May 17, 2012, the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence held a business meeting to consider H.R. 5743 and 
ordered the bill reported with amendments to the House by a 
recorded vote, 19 ayes and 0 noes.
    On May 22, 2012, the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence reported the bill to the House.
    On May 31, 2012, the House considered H.R. 5743 and passed 
the bill by recorded vote, 386 ayes and 28 noes.

                 OVERSIGHT PLAN FOR THE 112TH CONGRESS

    Clause 1(d)(2)(E) of rule XI also requires that each 
committee provide a delineation of any hearings held pursuant 
to clauses 2(n), (o), or (p) of rule XI. Those clauses require 
the committee, or a subcommittee thereof, to hold at least one 
hearing on egregious instances of agency waste, fraud, and 
abuse, at least one hearing on agency financial statements, and 
one hearing on examples of waste, fraud, and abuse raised by 
the Comptroller General of the United States.
    As part of the Committee's oversight and authorization of 
the intelligence community budget, the Committee conducts 
numerous classified hearings and briefings that focus on issues 
of potential waste, fraud, and abuse in federal agencies. These 
Committee efforts resulted in passage of the Intelligence 
Community Authorization Act of 2012, which became law during 
this quarter, and in the Intelligence Community Authorization 
Act of 2013, which passed the House during this quarter. These 
bills contained detailed classified annexes on all intelligence 
community programs and budgets. A review of potential waste, 
fraud, and abuse within these programs is an inextricable part 
of the development of the classified annex.

                               APPENDIX I


                       PART A--COMMITTEE REPORTS

    Reports filed with the House by the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence:
    112-445: To Accompany H.R. 3523, a bill to provide for the 
sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat 
information between the intelligence community and 
cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes.
    112-490: To Accompany H.R. 5743, a bill to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and 
intelligence-related activities of the United States 
Government.

                          PART B--PUBLIC LAWS

    Two bills that contained matters within the jurisdiction of 
the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence were enacted 
into law during the third quarter of 112th Congress.
    1. Pub L. 112-87 [112th] H.R. 1892: Intelligence 
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. Sponsor: Rep. Mike 
Rogers [MI-8] (introduced 5/13/11).
    2. Pub L. 112-96. [112th] H.R. 3660: Middle Class Tax 
Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 Sponsor: Rep. Dave Camp 
[MI-4] (introduced 12/9/2011).

                PART C--COMMITTEE HEARINGS AND BRIEFINGS

    On December 1, 2011, the Full Committee held an open 
business meeting to consider H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence 
Sharing and Protection Act of 2011, which was ordered reported, 
as amended.
    On December 5, 2011, the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On December 7, 2011, the Subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, 
Analysis and Counterintelligence held a closed briefing.
    On December 8, 2011, the Full Committee held a closed 
hearing on Ongoing Intelligence Activities.
    On December 12, 2011, the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On December 14, 2011 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On January 17, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On January 18, 2012 the Subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, 
Analysis and Counterintelligence held an open hearing on The 
Role of DHS in the Intelligence Community: A Report by the 
Aspen Institute.
    On January 23, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On February 2, 2012 the Full Committee held an open and 
closed hearing on Worldwide Threats.
    On February 6, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On February 9, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
hearing on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On February 16, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
hearing on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On February 27, 2012 the Full Committee held a hearing on 
ongoing intelligence activities.
    On February 29, 2012 the Terrorism, HUMINT, Analysis, and 
Counterintelligence held a closed briefing.
    On February 29, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
hearing on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On March 5, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed hearing 
on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On March 8, the Full Committee held a business meeting on 
the ``Committee Views and Estimates on the President?s Budget 
for Fiscal Year 2013,'' which was ordered reported, and a 
closed hearing on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On March 19, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed hearing 
on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On March 22, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed hearing 
on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On March 26, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On March 27, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed hearing 
on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On April 16, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed 
briefing.
    On April 19, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed hearing 
on ongoing intelligence activities.
    On May 7, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed briefing.
    On May 15, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed briefing.
    On May 17, 2012, the Full Committee held a business meeting 
to consider H.R. 5743, the ``Intelligence Authorization Act for 
FY 2013,'' which was ordered reported, and held an open session 
to the Committee Report: ``Performance Audit of Defense 
Intelligence Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR).''
    On May 30, 2012 the Full Committee held a closed briefing.