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113th Congress                                                   Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session                                                     113-465

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      PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 4745) MAKING 
 APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF TRANSPORTATION, AND HOUSING AND 
  URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING 
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION 
 OF THE BILL (H.R. 4681) TO AUTHORIZE APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEARS 
 2014 AND 2015 FOR INTELLIGENCE AND INTELLIGENCE-RELATED ACTIVITIES OF 
THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, THE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT, AND THE 
 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY SYSTEM, AND FOR 
                 OTHER PURPOSES; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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May 29, 2014.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed

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           Mr. Bishop of Utah, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 604]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 604, by a nonrecord vote, report the same to 
the House with the recommendation that the resolution be 
adopted.

                SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS OF THE RESOLUTION

    The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 4745, the 
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, under an open rule. The 
resolution provides one hour of general debate equally divided 
and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Appropriations. The resolution waives all points 
of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution 
waives points of order against provisions in the bill for 
failure to comply with clause 2 of rule XXI. The resolution 
provides that the bill shall be considered for amendment under 
the five-minute rule. The resolution authorizes the Chair to 
accord priority in recognition to Members who have pre-printed 
their amendments in the Congressional Record. The resolution 
provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
    Section 2 of the resolution provides for consideration of 
H.R. 4681, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 
2014 and 2015, under a structured rule. The resolution provides 
one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by 
the chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence. The resolution waives all points of 
order against consideration of the bill. The resolution makes 
in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment 
in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules 
Committee Print 113-45 and provides that it shall be considered 
as read. The resolution waives all points of order against that 
amendment in the nature of a substitute. The resolution makes 
in order only those further amendments printed in this report 
and amendments en bloc described in the resolution. Provides 
that the amendments printed in this report may be offered only 
in the order printed in this report, may be offered only by a 
Member designated in this report, shall be considered as read, 
shall be debatable for the time specified in this report 
equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an 
opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be 
subject to a demand for division of the question in the House 
or in the Committee of the Whole. The resolution waives all 
points of order against the amendments printed in this report 
or against amendments en bloc as described in the resolution. 
The resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time 
for the chair of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence 
or his designee to offer amendments en bloc consisting of 
amendments printed in this report not earlier disposed of. 
Amendments en bloc shall be considered as read, shall be 
debatable for 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the 
chair and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence or their designees, shall not be 
subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for 
division of the question in the House or in the Committee of 
the Whole. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with 
or without instructions.
    Section 3 of the resolution provides that on any 
legislative day during the period from June 2, 2014, through 
June 6, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous 
day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any 
time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to 
be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.
    Section 4 of the resolution provides that the Speaker may 
appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the 
duration of the period addressed by section 3.
    Section 5 of the resolution provides that the Committee on 
Appropriations may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, 
June 4, 2014, file privileged reports to accompany measures 
making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 
2015.
    Section 6 of the rule provides that House Resolution 567 is 
amended to provide that the Chair of the Benghazi Select 
Committee may authorize travel consistent with other 
committees.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    The waiver of all points of order against consideration of 
H.R. 4745 includes a waiver of clause 4(c) of rule XIII, which 
prohibits consideration of a general appropriations bill 
reported by the Committee on Appropriations from being 
considered in the House until the third calendar day on which 
printed hearings of the Committee on Appropriations thereon 
have been available to Members.
    The resolution includes a waiver of points of order against 
provisions in H.R. 4745 for failure to comply with clause 2 of 
rule XXI, which prohibits unauthorized appropriations or 
legislative provisions in an appropriations bill. This waiver 
is necessary because the bill contains unauthorized 
appropriations and legislative provisions.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of H.R. 4681, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in nature.
    The waiver of all points of order against the amendment in 
the nature of a substitute to H.R. 4681 made in order as 
original text includes a waiver of Clause 7 of rule XVI, 
requiring that no motion or proposition on a subject different 
from that under consideration shall be admitted under color of 
amendment, because provisions contained in Rules Committee 
Print 113-45 are not germane to the bill as introduced.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments printed in this report or against amendments en 
bloc as described in the resolution, the Committee is not aware 
of any points of order. The waiver of all points of order is 
prophylactic in nature.
    It is important to note that the estimate provided by the 
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Budget is 
incomplete due to the fact that CBO is only permitted to score 
the unclassified portions of the bill. Because the estimate is 
incomplete, the Chair of the Committee on the Budget is unable 
to accurately advise the Chair on budget related points of 
order.

          SUMMARY OF THE AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 4681 MADE IN ORDER

    1. Rogers, Mike (MI): Makes technical and clarifying 
changes to Sections 104 and 402 of the reported bill and 
modifies Section 321 to ensure that the report on violations of 
law and executive order does not impact ongoing criminal 
investigations and to require the Director of National 
Intelligence to issue guidance to Intelligence Community 
elements on how to carry out the report. (10 minutes)
    2. Connolly (VA): Ensures the inclusion of leading software 
license management practices in the assessments conducted by 
the Chief Information Officers of each element of the 
Intelligence Community and the Chief Information Officer of the 
Intelligence Community, to assess actions that could be carried 
out to achieve the greatest possible economies of scale and 
associated cost savings in software procurement and usage, as 
required under Section 307. (10 minutes)
    3. Kilmer (WA): Requires the Chief Information Officer 
(CIO) of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to 
make recommendations to the Director of National Intelligence 
(DNI) on software procurement and usage, requires the DNI to 
issue guidelines to the intelligence community within 180 days 
of receiving the CIO's recommendations. (10 minutes)
    4. Rogers, Mike (MI): Prohibits senior Intelligence 
Community civilian employees and senior legislative staff with 
access to sensitive compartmented information from immediately 
working for a company owned or controlled by a foreign 
government that poses a significant counterintelligence threat 
to the United States after they leave federal employment. 
Establishes notification and reporting requirements for such 
employees. (10 minutes)
    5. Kelly, Robin (IL): Allows the Director of National 
Intelligence to provide grants to historically black colleges 
and universities and Predominantly Black Institutions for the 
purpose of offering advanced foreign language programs deemed 
in the immediate interest of the intelligence community 
(including Farsi, Pashto, Middle Eastern, African, and South 
Asian dialects) and for study abroad and cultural immersion 
programs. (10 minutes)
    6. Franks (AZ): Requires a report from DNI on the threat 
posed by man-made electromagnetic pulse weapons to United 
States interests through 2025, including threats from foreign 
countries and foreign non-State actors. (10 minutes)
    7. Poe (TX): Requires the DNI to submit to the appropriate 
committees of Congress a comprehensive strategy to disrupt, 
dismantle, and defeat al-Qaeda, its affiliated groups, 
associated groups, and adherents. The amendment also requests 
that the report include the Administration's definitions of al-
Qaeda core, affiliated groups, associated groups, and 
adherents. (10 minutes)
    8. Carney (DE): Requires the Director of National 
Intelligence to issue a report to Congress on how to improve 
the declassification process across the intelligence community 
and what steps the intelligence community can take, or what 
legislation may be necessary, to enable the National 
Declassification Center to better accomplish the missions 
assigned to it by Executive Order 13526. (10 minutes)
    9. Gallego (TX): Requires the Director of National 
Intelligence--in consultation with the Secretary of Defense, 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Secretary of Homeland 
Security--to submit recommendations to Congress for retraining 
(a) veterans and (b) retired members of the intelligence 
community in cybersecurity. (10 minutes)
    10. Jackson Lee (TX): Requires the Director of National 
Intelligence to conduct an assessment and report to Congress on 
the reliance of intelligence activities on civilian contractors 
to support Government activities, including intelligence 
analysis. (10 minutes)
    11. Keating (MA), Rooney (FL), Hanna (NY): Requires the 
Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and 
Analysis, in consultation with the Federal Bureau of 
Investigation and Project Manager of Information Sharing 
Environment, to submit an intelligence assessment of the 
efficacy of the MOUs signed between Federal, State, local, 
tribal, and territorial agencies to facilitate intelligence 
sharing. (10 minutes)

             TEXT OF AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 4681 MADE IN ORDER

 1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Rogers of Michigan or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 9, line 17, strike ``2014'' and insert ``2015''.
  Page 24, strike lines 1 through 9 and insert the following:
  ``(b) Elements.--Each report required under subsection (a) 
shall, consistent with the need to preserve ongoing criminal 
investigations, include a description of, and any action taken 
in response to, any violation of law or executive order 
(including Executive Order 12333 (50 U.S.C. 3001 note)) 
relating to intelligence activities committed by personnel of 
an element of the intelligence community in the course of the 
employment of such personnel that, during the previous calendar 
year, was--
          ``(1) determined by the director, head, or general 
        counsel of any element of the intelligence community to 
        have occurred;
          ``(2) referred to the Department of Justice for 
        possible criminal prosecution; or
          ``(3) substantiated by the inspector general of any 
        element of the intelligence community.''.
  Page 24, after line 13, insert the following:
  (c) Guidelines.--Not later than 180 days after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Director of National 
Intelligence, in consultation with the head of each element of 
the intelligence community, shall--
          (1) issue guidelines to carry out section 510 of the 
        National Security Act of 1947, as added by subsection 
        (a) of this section; and
          (2) submit such guidelines to the congressional 
        intelligence committees.
  Page 24, line 14, redesignate subsection (c) as subsection 
(d).
  Page 24, before line 20 insert the following:
  (e) Rule of Construction.--Nothing in this section or the 
amendments made by this section shall be construed to alter any 
requirement existing on the date of the enactment of this Act 
to submit a report under any provision of law.
  Page 43, line 11, strike ``the date of the enactment of this 
Act'' and insert ``the date of the resignation, reassignment, 
or removal of the Inspector General of the National Security 
Agency appointed pursuant to section 8G of the Inspector 
General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) as in effect before the 
date of the enactment of this Act and serving on such date''.
  Page 45, line 9, insert before ``the National Security'' the 
following: ``the Office of the Inspector General of''.
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2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Connolly of Virginia or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 17, line 7, strike ``usage; and'' and insert ``usage, 
including--''.
  Page 17, after line 7, insert the following:
                  ``(A) increasing the centralization of the 
                management of software licenses;
                  ``(B) increasing the regular tracking and 
                maintaining of comprehensive inventories of 
                software licenses using automated discovery and 
                inventory tools and metrics;
                  ``(C) analyzing software license data to 
                inform investment decisions; and
                  ``(D) providing appropriate personnel with 
                sufficient software licenses management 
                training; and
  Page 17, line 23, strike ``usage.'' and insert ``usage, 
includ-
ing--''.
  Page 17, after line 23, insert the following:
                  ``(A) increasing the centralization of the 
                management of software licenses;
                  ``(B) increasing the regular tracking and 
                maintaining of comprehensive inventories of 
                software licenses using automated discovery and 
                inventory tools and metrics;
                  ``(C) analyzing software license data to 
                inform investment decisions; and
                  ``(D) providing appropriate personnel with 
                sufficient software licenses management 
                training.
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3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kilmer of Washington or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 17, line 19, strike ``; and'' and insert a semicolon.
  Page 17, line 23, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 17, after line 23, insert the following:
          ``(3) based on the assessment required under 
        paragraph (2), make such recommendations with respect 
        to software procurement and usage to the Director of 
        National Intelligence as the Chief Information Officer 
        considers appropriate.
  Page 18, line 2, strike the quotation mark and the second 
period.
  Page 18, after line 2, insert the following:
  ``(d) Implementation of Recommendations.--Not later than 180 
days after the date on which the Director of National 
Intelligence receives recommendations from the Chief 
Information Officer of the Intelligence Community in accordance 
with subsection (b)(3), the Director of National Intelligence 
shall, to the extent practicable, issue guidelines for the 
intelligence community on software procurement and usage based 
on such recommendations.''.
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 4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Rogers of Michigan or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  After section 309, insert the following new section:

SEC. 310. RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FORMER INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS AND 
                    EMPLOYEES.

  (a) Restriction.--Title III of the National Security Act of 
1947 (50 U.S.C. 3071 et seq.) is amended by inserting after 
section 303 the following new section:

``SEC. 304. RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FORMER INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS AND 
                    EMPLOYEES.

  ``(a) Negotiations.--A covered employee shall notify the 
element of the intelligence community employing such employee 
not later than 3 business days after the commencement of any 
negotiation for future employment or compensation between such 
covered employee and a covered entity.
  ``(b) Separation.--A covered employee may not commence 
employment with or be contracted by a covered entity--
          ``(1) for a period of one year following the 
        termination of the service or employment of such 
        covered employee by an element of the intelligence 
        community; and
          ``(2) for a period of two years following such 
        termination with respect to any matter that was a part 
        of the official responsibility of such covered employee 
        during the final year of the service or employment of 
        such covered employee by an element of the intelligence 
        community.
  ``(c) Annual Reporting.--
          ``(1) Reporting required.--Each former covered 
        employee who was a covered employee at the time of 
        separation from an element of the intelligence 
        community shall annually report in writing to the 
        element of the intelligence community that most 
        recently previously employed such covered employee any 
        payment received in the preceding year from a foreign 
        government or a covered entity.
          ``(2) Applicability.--The requirement to submit a 
        report under paragraph (1) for each former covered 
        employee shall terminate on the date that is 5 years 
        after the date on which such former covered employee 
        was most recently employed by an element of the 
        intelligence community.
  ``(d) Determination of Foreign Governments Posing a 
Significant Counterintelligence Threat.--The Director of 
National Intelligence shall annually--
          ``(1) determine which foreign governments pose a 
        significant counterintelligence threat to the United 
        States; and
          ``(2) submit to the congressional intelligence 
        committees a list of such foreign governments.
  ``(e) Definitions.--In this section:
          ``(1) Covered employee.--The term `covered employee' 
        means--
                  ``(A) an employee of an element of the 
                intelligence community with access to sensitive 
                compartmented information occupying a 
                position--
                          ``(i) classified at GS-15 of the 
                        General Schedule (chapter 53 of title 
                        5, United States Code); or
                          ``(ii) as a senior civilian officer 
                        of the intelligence community (as 
                        defined in Intelligence Community 
                        Directive No. 610 or any successor 
                        directive); and
                  ``(B) a person who during the preceding 12-
                month period was an officer or employee of the 
                Congress (as defined in section 109(13) of the 
                Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. 
                App.)) with access to sensitive compartmented 
                information.
          ``(2) Covered entity.--The term `covered entity' 
        means--
                  ``(A) any person acting on behalf or under 
                the supervision of a designated foreign 
                government; or
                  ``(B) any entity owned or controlled by a 
                designated foreign government.
          ``(3) Designated foreign government.--The term 
        `designated foreign government' means a government that 
        the Director of National Intelligence determines poses 
        a significant counterintelligence threat to the United 
        States under subsection (d).''.
  (b) Effective Date of Negotiation Period Notice.--The 
requirement under section 304(a) of the National Security Act 
of 1947, as added by subsection (a) of this section, shall take 
effect on the date that is 30 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act.
  (c) Applicability of Separation Period.--The requirement 
under section 304(b) of the National Security Act of 1947, as 
added by subsection (a) of this section, shall not apply to a 
covered employee that has entered into an employment agreement 
on or before the date of the enactment of this Act.
  (d) First Reporting Requirement.--The first report required 
to be submitted by each former covered employee under section 
304(c) of the National Security Act of 1947, as added by 
subsection (a) of this section, shall be submitted not later 
than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.
  (e) First Designation Requirement.--The Director of National 
Intelligence shall submit to the congressional intelligence 
committees the initial list of foreign governments under 
section 304(d) of the National Security Act of 1947, as added 
by subsection (a) of this section, not later than 30 days after 
the date of the enactment of this Act.
  (f) Table of Contents Amendments.--The table of contents in 
the first section of such Act is amended--
          (1) by striking the second item relating to section 
        302 (Under Secretaries and Assistant Secretaries) and 
        the items relating to sections 304, 305, and 306; and
          (2) by inserting after the item relating to section 
        303 the following new item:
``Sec. 304. Restrictions on certain former intelligence officers and 
          employees.''.
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 5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kelly of Illinois or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle A of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. INCLUSION OF PREDOMINANTLY BLACK INSTITUTIONS IN INTELLIGENCE 
                    OFFICER TRAINING PROGRAM.

  Section 1024 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
3224) is amended--
          (1) in subsection (c)(1), by inserting ``and 
        Predominantly Black Institutions'' after 
        ``universities''; and
          (2) in subsection (g)--
                  (A) by redesignating paragraph (4) as 
                paragraph (5); and
                  (B) by inserting after paragraph (3) the 
                following new paragraph:
          ``(4) Predominantly black institution.--The term 
        `Predominantly Black Institution' has the meaning given 
        the term in section 318 of the Higher Education Act of 
        1965 (20 U.S.C. 1059e).''.
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 6. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Franks of Arizona or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. REPORT ON FOREIGN MAN-MADE ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE WEAPONS.

  (a) Report.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence 
shall submit to the congressional intelligence committees and 
the Committees on Armed Services of the House of 
Representatives and the Senate a report on the threat posed by 
man-made electromagnetic pulse weapons to United States 
interests through 2025, including threats from foreign 
countries and foreign non-State actors.
  (b) Form.--The report required under subsection (a) shall be 
submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified 
annex.
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  7. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Poe of Texas or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following:

SEC. __. REPORT ON UNITED STATES COUNTERTERRORISM STRATEGY TO DISRUPT, 
                    DISMANTLE, AND DEFEAT AL-QAEDA, ITS AFFILIATED 
                    GROUPS, ASSOCIATED GROUPS, AND ADHERENTS.

  (a) Report.--
          (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the 
        date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of 
        National Intelligence shall submit to the appropriate 
        committees of Congress a comprehensive report on the 
        United States counterterrorism strategy to disrupt, 
        dismantle, and defeat al-Qaeda, its affiliated groups, 
        associated groups, and adherents.
          (2) Coordination.--The report required by paragraph 
        (1) shall be prepared in coordination with the 
        Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the 
        Attorney General, and the Secretary of Defense, and the 
        head of any other department or agency of the United 
        States Government that has responsibility for 
        activities directed at combating al-Qaeda, its 
        affiliated groups, associated groups, and adherents.
          (3) Elements.--The report required by paragraph (1) 
        shall include the following:
                  (A) A definition of--
                          (i) al-Qaeda core, including a list 
                        of which known individuals constitute 
                        al-Qaeda core;
                          (ii) an affiliated group of al-Qaeda, 
                        including a list of which known groups 
                        constitute an affiliate group of al-
                        Qaeda;
                          (iii) an associated group of al-
                        Qaeda, including a list of which known 
                        groups constitute an associated group 
                        of al-Qaeda;
                          (iv) an adherent of al-Qaeda, 
                        including a list of which known groups 
                        constitute an adherent of al-Qaeda; and
                          (v) a group aligned with al-Qaeda, 
                        including a description of what actions 
                        a group takes or statements it makes 
                        that qualify it as a group aligned with 
                        al-Qaeda.
                  (B) An assessment of the relationship between 
                all identified al-Qaeda affiliated groups, 
                associated groups, and adherents with al-Qaeda 
                core.
                  (C) An assessment of the strengthening or 
                weakening of al-Qaeda, its affiliated groups, 
                associated groups, and adherents, from January 
                1, 2010, to the present, including a 
                description of the metrics that are used to 
                assess strengthening or weakening and an 
                assessment of the relative increase or decrease 
                in violent attacks attributed to such entities.
                  (D) An assessment of whether or not an 
                individual can be a member of al-Qaeda core if 
                such individual is not located in Afghanistan 
                or Pakistan.
                  (E) An assessment of whether or not an 
                individual can be a member of al-Qaeda core as 
                well as a member of an al-Qaeda affiliated 
                group, associated group, or adherent.
                  (F) A definition of defeat of core al-Qaeda.
                  (G) An assessment of the extent or 
                coordination, command, and control between core 
                al-Qaeda, its affiliated groups, associated 
                groups, and adherents, specifically addressing 
                each such entity.
                  (H) An assessment of the effectiveness of 
                counterterrorism operations against core al-
                Qaeda, its affiliated groups, associated 
                groups, and adherents, and whether such 
                operations have had a sustained impact on the 
                capabilities and effectiveness of core al-
                Qaeda, its affiliated groups, associated 
                groups, and adherents.
          (4) Form.--The report required by paragraph (1) shall 
        be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a 
        classified annex.
  (b) Appropriate Committees of Congress Defined.--In this 
section, the term ``appropriate committees of Congress'' 
means--
          (1) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 
        the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Committee on 
        Armed Services of the House of Representatives; and
          (2) the Select Committee on Intelligence, the 
        Committee on Foreign Relations, and the Committee on 
        Armed Services of the Senate.
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 8. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Carney of Delaware or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. REPORT ON DECLASSIFICATION PROCESS.

  Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Director of National Intelligence shall submit to 
Congress a report describing--
          (1) how to improve the declassification process 
        across the intelligence community; and
          (2) what steps the intelligence community can take, 
        or what legislation may be necessary, to enable the 
        National Declassification Center to better accomplish 
        the missions assigned to the Center by Executive Order 
        13526.
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9. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Gallego of Texas or His 
                   Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. REPORT ON RETRAINING VETERANS IN CYBERSECURITY.

  Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Director of National Intelligence, in 
consultation with the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, shall 
submit to Congress recommendations for retraining veterans and 
retired members of elements of the intelligence community in 
cybersecurity.
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 10. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jackson Lee of Texas 
               or Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE STUDY ON THE USE OF 
                    CONTRACTORS IN THE CONDUCT OF INTELLIGENCE 
                    ACTIVITIES.

  The Director of National Intelligence shall conduct an 
assessment of the reliance of intelligence activities on 
contractors to support Government activities, including an 
assessment of--
          (1) contractors performing intelligence activities 
        (including intelligence analysis); and
          (2) the skills performed by contractors and the 
        availability of Federal employees to perform those 
        skills.
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      11. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Keating of 
        Massachusetts or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of subtitle B of title III, add the following new 
section:

SEC. __. ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFICACY OF MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING TO 
                    FACILITATE INTELLIGENCE-SHARING.

  Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of 
this Act, the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for 
Intelligence and Analysis, in consultation with the Director of 
the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Program Manager of 
the Information Sharing Environment, shall submit to the 
congressional intelligence committees, the Committee on 
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives, and the 
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the 
Senate an assessment of the efficacy of the memoranda of 
understanding signed between Federal, State, local, tribal, and 
territorial agencies to facilitate intelligence-sharing within 
and separate from the Joint Terrorism Task Force. Such 
assessment shall include--
          (1) any language within such memoranda of 
        understanding that prohibited or may be construed to 
        prohibit intelligence-sharing between Federal, State, 
        local, tribal, and territorial agencies; and
          (2) any recommendations for memoranda of 
        understanding to better facilitate intelligence-sharing 
        between Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial 
        agencies.