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115th Congress   }                                      {      Report
                        HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 2d Session      }                                      {     115-815

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   PROVIDING FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL (H.R. 6237) TO AUTHORIZE 
  APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2018 AND 2019 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

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   July 11, 2018.--Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be 
                                printed

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         Mr. Collins of Georgia, from the Committee on Rules, 
                        submitted the following

                              R E P O R T

                       [To accompany H. Res. 989]

    The Committee on Rules, having had under consideration 
House Resolution 989, by a record vote of 6 to 4, 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. 6237, the 
Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal 
Years 2018 and 2019, 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 115-80 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. Each such amendment 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. The resolution provides one motion to recommit with or 
without instructions.

                         EXPLANATION OF WAIVERS

    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
consideration of the bill, the Committee is not aware of any 
points of order. The waiver 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.
    The waiver of all points of order against the amendment in 
the nature of a substitute made in order as original text 
includes a waiver of clause 5(a) of rule XXI, which prohibits a 
bill or joint resolution carrying a tax or tariff measure from 
being reported by a committee not having jurisdiction to report 
tax or tariff measures.
    Although the resolution waives all points of order against 
the amendments printed in this report, the Committee is not 
aware of any points of order. The waiver is prophylactic in 
nature.

                            COMMITTEE VOTES

    The results of each record vote on an amendment or motion 
to report, together with the names of those voting for and 
against, are printed below:

Rules Committee record vote No. 257

    Motion by Mr. Hastings of Florida to make in order and 
provide the appropriate waivers to amendment #11, offered by 
Rep. Hastings (FL), which amends the National Security Act to 
include in its list of statutorily-required positions on the 
National Security Council a Cybersecurity Coordinator. The 
Cybersecurity Coordinator shall be paid at the rate of basic 
pay for level III of the Executive Schedule. Defeated: 4-6

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 258

    Motion by Rep. Torres to make in order and provide the 
appropriate waivers to amendment #41, offered by Rep. Torres 
(CA) and Rep. Hastings (FL) and Rep. McGovern (MA) and Rep. 
Polis (CO), which inserts the findings of the Senate Select 
Committee on Intelligence, with respect to the Intelligence 
Community Assessment (ICA) regarding Russian activities and 
intentions in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Converts the 
Committee's findings into findings of the entire Congress. 
Defeated: 4-6

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 259

    Motion by Rep. Torres to make in order en bloc and provide 
the appropriate waivers to amendment #5, offered by Rep. Torres 
(CA), which requires the advisory report on foreign 
counterintelligence and cybersecurity threats to election 
campaigns summarizing best practices for Federal offices to 
also include State and Local offices, and amendment #7 offered 
by Rep. Torres (CA) which Requires a report from the Director 
of National Intelligence to Congress on the use of U.S. policy 
on family separation as propaganda by foreign governments, 
including Russia, to interfere and undermine the moral 
credibility of the United States. Defeated: 4-6

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Yea
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Nay   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Yea
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Nay   Mr. Polis.........................          Yea
Mr. Collins.....................................          Nay   Mrs. Torres.......................          Yea
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Nay
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Nay
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Nay
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Rules Committee record vote No. 260

    Motion by Mr. Woodall to report the rule. Adopted: 6-4

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                Majority Members                      Vote               Minority Members               Vote
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Mr. Cole........................................  ............  Mr. McGovern......................          Nay
Mr. Woodall.....................................          Yea   Mr. Hastings of Florida...........          Nay
Mr. Burgess.....................................          Yea   Mr. Polis.........................          Nay
Mr. Collins.....................................          Yea   Mrs. Torres.......................          Nay
Mr. Byrne.......................................          Yea
Mr. Newhouse....................................  ............
Mr. Buck........................................          Yea
Ms. Cheney......................................  ............
Mr. Sessions, Chairman..........................          Yea
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      1. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Keating of 
        Massachusetts or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 17, line 2, insert ``Russian,'' after ``Korean,''.
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 2. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Schneider of Illinois 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 20, line 7, before the period insert ``, including an 
identification of the foreign state or foreign nonstate person, 
group, or entity to which such threat has been attributed''.
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3. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Jackson Lee of Texas or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 22, line 16, strike ``and''.
  Page 23, line 2, strike the period and insert ``; and''.
  Page 23, after line 2, insert the following new paragraph:
          (6) an immediate review of a clearance may be 
        triggered when a security clearance holder is reported 
        to have engaged in violent acts against individuals, 
        property, or public spaces based on the security 
        clearance holder's association or sympathy with persons 
        or organizations that advocate, threaten, or use force 
        or violence, or any other illegal or unconstitutional 
        means, in an effort to prevent others from exercising 
        their rights under the Constitution or laws of the 
        United States or of any State, based on factors 
        including, at a minimum, race, religion, national 
        origin, or disability.
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4. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Vargas of California or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 29, line 13, after ``methods'' insert ``, including the 
use of virtual currencies,''.
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5. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Torres of California or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. NORTH KOREA FOLLOW THE MONEY ACT.

  (a) Assessment Required.--Not later than 180 days after the 
date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National 
Intelligence, in coordination with the Assistant Secretary of 
State for Intelligence and Research and the Assistant Secretary 
of the Treasury for Intelligence and Analysis, shall produce an 
intelligence assessment of the revenue sources of the North 
Korean regime. Such assessment shall include revenue from the 
following sources:
          (1) Trade in coal, iron, and iron ore.
          (2) The provision of fishing rights to North Korean 
        territorial waters.
          (3) Trade in gold, titanium ore, vanadium ore, 
        copper, silver, nickel, zinc, or rare earth minerals, 
        and other stores of value.
          (4) Trade in textiles.
          (5) Sales of conventional defense articles and 
        services.
          (6) Sales of controlled goods, ballistic missiles, 
        and other associated purposes.
          (7) Other types of manufacturing for export, as the 
        Director of National Intelligence considers 
        appropriate.
          (8) The exportation of workers from North Korea in a 
        manner intended to generate significant revenue, 
        directly or indirectly, for use by the government of 
        North Korea.
          (9) The provision of non-humanitarian goods (such as 
        food, medicine, and medical devices) and services by 
        other countries.
          (10) The provision of services, including banking and 
        other support, including by entities located in the 
        Russian Federation, China, and Iran.
          (11) Online commercial activities of the Government 
        of North Korea, including online gambling.
          (12) Criminal activities, including cyber-enabled 
        crime and counterfeit goods.
  (b) Elements.--The assessment required under subsection (a) 
shall include an identification of each of the following:
          (1) The sources of North Korea's funding.
          (2) Financial and non-financial networks, including 
        supply chain management, transportation, and 
        facilitation, through which North Korea accesses the 
        United States and international financial systems and 
        repatriates and exports capital, goods, and services; 
        and
          (3) the global financial institutions, money services 
        business, and payment systems that assist North Korea 
        with financial transactions.
  (c) Submittal to Congress.--Upon completion of the assessment 
required under subsection (a), the Director of National 
Intelligence shall submit to the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Select 
Committee on Intelligence of the Senate a copy of such 
assessment.
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6. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Hastings of Florida or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. EXPANSION OF INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY RECRUITMENT EFFORTS.

  In order to further increase the diversity of the 
intelligence community workforce, not later than 90 days after 
the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National 
Intelligence, in consultation with heads of elements of the 
Intelligence Community, shall create, implement, and submit to 
the congressional intelligence committees a written plan to 
ensure that rural and underrepresented regions are more fully 
and consistently represented in such elements' employment 
recruitment efforts. Upon receipt of the plan, the 
congressional committees shall have 60 days to submit comments 
to the Director of National Intelligence before such plan shall 
be implemented.
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 7. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Schneider of Illinois 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. REPORT ON IRANIAN SUPPORT OF PROXY FORCES IN SYRIA AND 
                    LEBANON.

  (a) Report Required.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National 
Intelligence shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services, 
the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Permanent Select 
Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Foreign 
Relations, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the 
Senate a report on Iranian support of proxy forces in Syria and 
Lebanon and the threat posed to Israel, other United States 
regional allies, and other specified interests of the United 
States as a result of such support.
  (b) Matters for Inclusion.--The report required under 
subsection (a) shall include information relating to the 
following matters with respect to both the strategic and 
tactical implications for the United States and its allies:
          (1) A description of arms or related material 
        transferred by Iran to Hizballah since March 2011, 
        including the number of such arms or related material 
        and whether such transfer was by land, sea, or air, as 
        well as financial and additional technological 
        capabilities transferred by Iran to Hizballah.
          (2) A description of Iranian and Iranian-controlled 
        personnel, including Hizballah, Shiite militias, and 
        Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps forces, operating 
        within Syria, including the number and geographic 
        distribution of such personnel operating within 30 
        kilometers of the Israeli borders with Syria and 
        Lebanon.
          (3) An assessment of Hizballah's operational lessons 
        learned based on its recent experiences in Syria.
          (4) A description of any rocket-producing facilities 
        in Lebanon for non-state actors, including whether such 
        facilities were assessed to be built at the direction 
        of Hizballah leadership, Iranian leadership, or in 
        consultation between Iranian leadership and Hizballah 
        leadership.
          (5) An analysis of the foreign and domestic supply 
        chains that significantly facilitate, support, or 
        otherwise aid Hizballah's acquisition or development of 
        missile production facilities, including the geographic 
        distribution of such foreign and domestic supply 
        chains.
          (6) An assessment of the provision of goods, 
        services, or technology transferred by Iran or its 
        affiliates to Hizballah to indigenously manufacture or 
        otherwise produce missiles.
          (7) An identification of foreign persons that are, 
        based on credible information, facilitating the 
        transfer of significant financial support or arms or 
        related material to Hizballah.
          (8) A description of the threat posed to Israel and 
        other United States allies in the Middle East by the 
        transfer of arms or related material or other support 
        offered to Hizballah and other proxies from Iran.
  (c) Form of Report.--The report required under subsection (a) 
shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a 
classified annex.
  (d) Definition.--In this section, the term ``arms or related 
material'' means--
          (1) nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological 
        weapons or materials or components of such weapons;
          (2) ballistic or cruise missile weapons or materials 
        or components of such weapons;
          (3) destabilizing numbers and types of advanced 
        conventional weapons;
          (4) defense articles or defense services, as those 
        terms are defined in paragraphs (3) and (4), 
        respectively, of section 47 of the Arms Export Control 
        Act (22 U.S.C. 2794);
          (5) defense information, as that term is defined in 
        section 644 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 
        U.S.C. 2403); or
          (6) items designated by the President for purposes of 
        the United States Munitions List under section 38(a)(1) 
        of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2778(a)(1)).
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 8. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Bera of California or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. BRIEFING ON EMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND PANDEMICS.

  (a) Briefing.--Not later than 120 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence 
shall provide to the appropriate congressional committees a 
briefing on the anticipated geopolitical effects of emerging 
infectious disease (including deliberate, accidental, and 
naturally occurring infectious disease threats) and pandemics, 
and their implications on the national security of the United 
States.
  (b) Content.--The briefing under subsection (a) shall 
assess--
          (1) the economic, social, political, and security 
        risks, costs, and impacts of emerging infectious 
        diseases on the United States and the international 
        political and economic system;
          (2) the economic, social, political, and security 
        risks, costs, and impacts of a major transnational 
        pandemic on the United States and the international 
        political and economic system; and
          (3) contributing trends and factor to the matters 
        assessed under paragraphs (1) and (2).
  (c) Examination of Response Capacity.--In examining the 
risks, costs, and impacts of emerging infectious disease and a 
possible transnational pandemic under subsection (b), the 
Director of National Intelligence shall also examine in the 
briefing under subsection (a) the response capacity within 
affected countries and the international system. In considering 
response capacity, the Director shall include--
          (1) the ability of affected nations to effectively 
        detect and manage emerging infectious diseases and a 
        possible transnational pandemic;
          (2) the role and capacity of international 
        organizations and nongovernmental organizations to 
        respond to emerging infectious disease and a possible 
        pandemic, and their ability to coordinate with affected 
        and donor nations; and
          (3) the effectiveness of current international 
        frameworks, agreements, and health systems to respond 
        to emerging infectious diseases and a possible 
        transnational pandemic.
  (d) Form.--The briefing under subsection (a) may be 
classified.
  (e) Appropriate Congressional Committees Defined.--In this 
section, the term ``appropriate congressional committees'' 
means--
          (1) the congressional intelligence committees;
          (2) the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Committee 
        on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations 
        of the House of Representatives; and
          (3) the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Committee 
        on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations 
        of the Senate.
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      9. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Kennedy of 
        Massachusetts or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. REPORT ON ESTABLISHMENT OF FOREIGN MALIGN INFLUENCE RESPONSE 
                    CENTER.

  (a) Report Required.--Not later than 180 days after the date 
of the enactment of this Act, the Director of National 
Intelligence shall submit to the Permanent Select Committee on 
Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Select 
Committee on Intelligence of the Senate a report on the 
potential establishment of a center, to be known as the 
``Foreign Malign Influence Response Center'' that--
          (1) is comprised of analysts from all appropriate 
        elements of the intelligence community, including 
        elements with related diplomatic and law enforcement 
        functions;
          (2) has access to all intelligence and other 
        reporting acquired by the United States Government on 
        foreign efforts to influence, through overt and covert 
        malign activities, United States political processes 
        and elections;
          (3) provides comprehensive assessment, and 
        indications and warning, of such activities; and
          (4) provides for enhanced dissemination of such 
        assessment to United States policy makers.
  (b) Contents.--The Report required by subsection (a)--
          (1) shall contain, at a minimum, a discussion of the 
        desirability of the establishment of such center and 
        any barriers to such establishment; and
          (2) may contain any recommendations the Director 
        determines appropriate.
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 10. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Rice of New York or 
                 Her Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  Page 102, after line 13, insert the following:

SEC. 2509. REPORT ON POSSIBLE EXPLOITATION OF VIRTUAL CURRENCIES BY 
                    TERRORIST ACTORS.

  (a) Short Title.--This section may be cited as the ``Stop 
Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies Act''.
  (b) Report.--Not later than one year after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence, 
in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall 
submit to Congress a report on the possible exploitation of 
virtual currencies by terrorist actors. Such report shall 
include the following elements:
          (1) An assessment of the means and methods by which 
        international terrorist organizations and State 
        sponsors of terrorism use virtual currencies.
          (2) An assessment of the use by terrorist 
        organizations and State sponsors of terrorism of 
        virtual currencies compared to the use by such 
        organizations and States of other forms of financing to 
        support operations, including an assessment of the 
        collection posture of the intelligence community on the 
        use of virtual currencies by such organizations and 
        States.
          (3) A description of any existing legal impediments 
        that inhibit or prevent the intelligence community from 
        collecting information on or helping prevent the use of 
        virtual currencies by international terrorist 
        organizations and State sponsors of terrorism and an 
        identification of any gaps in existing law that could 
        be exploited for illicit funding by such organizations 
        and States.
  (c) Form of Report.--The report required by subsection (b) 
shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a 
classified annex.
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 11. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Lipinski of Illinois 
               or His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of title V of division B, add the following new 
section:

SEC. 2509. REPORT ON IRANIAN EXPENDITURES SUPPORTING FOREIGN MILITARY 
                    AND TERRORIST ACTIVITIES.

  (a) In General.--Not later than 90 days after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, and annually thereafter, the Director of 
National Intelligence shall submit to Congress a report 
describing Iranian expenditures in the previous calendar year 
on military and terrorist activities outside the country, 
including each of the following:
          (1) The amount spent in such calendar year on 
        activities by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, 
        including activities providing support for--
                  (A) Hezbollah;
                  (B) Houthi rebels in Yemen;
                  (C) Hamas;
                  (D) proxy forces in Iraq and Syria; or
                  (E) any other entity or country the Director 
                determines to be relevant.
          (2) The amount spent in such calendar year for 
        ballistic missile research and testing or other 
        activities that the Director determines are 
        destabilizing to the Middle East region.
  (b) Form.--The report required under subsection (a) shall be 
submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified 
annex.
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 12. An Amendment To Be Offered by Representative Davidson of Ohio or 
                 His Designee, Debatable for 10 Minutes

  At the end of title V of division B, add the following new 
section:

SEC. 2509. INCLUSION OF DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS IN ANNUAL REPORT RELATING 
                    TO SECTION 702.

  Section 707(b)(1)(G)(ii) of the Foreign Intelligence 
Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881f(b)(1)(G)(ii)) is 
amended by inserting before the semicolon the following: ``, 
including whether disciplinary actions were taken as a result 
of such an incident of noncompliance and the extent of such 
disciplinary actions''.

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