H.R. 2417 (108th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004

108th Congress, 2003–2004. Text as of Jun 27, 2003 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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HR 2417 PCS

Calendar No. 184

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2417

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 27, 2003

Received; read twice and place on the calendar


AN ACT

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 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.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the ‘Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004’.

    (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS- The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

      Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

TITLE I--INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES

      Sec. 101. Authorization of appropriations.

      Sec. 102. Classified schedule of authorizations.

      Sec. 103. Personnel ceiling adjustments.

      Sec. 104. Intelligence Community Management Account.

      Sec. 105. Intelligence elements of the Department of the Treasury.

TITLE II--CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY SYSTEM

      Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.

TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Recurring General Provisions

      Sec. 301. Increase in employee compensation and benefits authorized by law.

      Sec. 302. Restriction on conduct of intelligence activities.

Subtitle B--Intelligence

      Sec. 311. Modification of notice and wait requirements on projects to construct or improve intelligence community facilities.

Subtitle C--Counterintelligence

      Sec. 321. Counterintelligence initiatives for the intelligence community.

Subtitle D--Other Matters

      Sec. 331. Extension of suspension of reorganization of Diplomatic Telecommunications Service Program Office.

      Sec. 332. Modifications of authorities on explosive materials.

      Sec. 333. Modification of prohibition on the naturalization of certain persons.

      Sec. 334. Modification to definition of financial institution in the Right to Financial Privacy Act.

      Sec. 335. Procedural requirements for Central Intelligence Agency relating to products of Federal prison industries.

      Sec. 336. Improvement of information sharing among federal, State, and local government officials.

      Sec. 337. Improvement of recruitment, hiring and retention of ethnic and cultural minorities in the intelligence community.

Subtitle E--Reports and Technical Amendments

      Sec. 341. Extension of deadline for final report of the National Commission for the Review of the Research and Development Programs of the United States Intelligence Community.

      Sec. 342. Modification of various reports required of intelligence community elements.

      Sec. 343. Technical amendments.

      Sec. 344. Report on lessons learned from military operations in Iraq.

      Sec. 345. Modification of terrorist identification classification system.

TITLE IV--CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

      Sec. 401. Protection from tort liability for certain Central Intelligence Agency personnel.

      Sec. 402. Repeal of limitation on use of funds in Central Services Working Capital Fund.

TITLE V--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE MATTERS

      Sec. 501. Use of funds for counterdrug and counterterrorism activities for Colombia.

      Sec. 502. Authority to provide living quarters for certain students in cooperative and summer education programs of the National Security Agency.

      Sec. 503. Authority for intelligence community elements of Department of Defense to award personal service contracts.

      Sec. 504. Protection of certain National Security Agency personnel from tort liability.

      Sec. 505. Measurement and signatures intelligence program.

TITLE I--INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES

SEC. 101. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2004 for the conduct of the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the following elements of the United States Government:

      (1) The Central Intelligence Agency.

      (2) The Department of Defense.

      (3) The Defense Intelligence Agency.

      (4) The National Security Agency.

      (5) The National Reconnaissance Office.

      (6) The National Imagery and Mapping Agency.

      (7) The Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force.

      (8) The Department of State.

      (9) The Department of the Treasury.

      (10) The Department of Energy.

      (11) The Department of Justice.

      (12) The Federal Bureau of Investigation.

      (13) The Department of Homeland Security.

      (14) The Coast Guard.

SEC. 102. CLASSIFIED SCHEDULE OF AUTHORIZATIONS.

    (a) SPECIFICATIONS OF AMOUNTS AND PERSONNEL CEILINGS- The amounts authorized to be appropriated under section 101, and the authorized personnel ceilings as of September 30, 2004, for the conduct of the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the elements listed in such section, are those specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations prepared to accompany the bill H.R. 2417 of the One Hundred Eighth Congress.

    (b) AVAILABILITY OF CLASSIFIED SCHEDULE OF AUTHORIZATIONS- The Schedule of Authorizations shall be made available to the Committees on Appropriations of

the Senate and House of Representatives and to the President. The President shall provide for suitable distribution of the Schedule, or of appropriate portions of the Schedule, within the executive branch.

SEC. 103. PERSONNEL CEILING ADJUSTMENTS.

    (a) AUTHORITY FOR ADJUSTMENTS- With the approval of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of Central Intelligence may authorize employment of civilian personnel in excess of the number authorized for fiscal year 2004 under section 102 when the Director of Central Intelligence determines that such action is necessary to the performance of important intelligence functions, except that the number of personnel employed in excess of the number authorized under such section may not, for any element of the intelligence community, exceed 2 percent of the number of civilian personnel authorized under such section for such element.

    (b) NOTICE TO INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEES- The Director of Central Intelligence shall notify promptly the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate whenever the Director exercises the authority granted by this section.

SEC. 104. INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT.

    (a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated for the Intelligence Community Management Account of the Director of Central Intelligence for fiscal year 2004 the sum of $192,640,000. Within such amount, funds identified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a) for the Advanced Research and Development Committee shall remain available until September 30, 2005.

    (b) AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL LEVELS- The elements within the Intelligence Community Management Account of the Director of Central Intelligence are authorized 320 full-time personnel as of September 30, 2004. Personnel serving in such elements may be permanent employees of the Intelligence Community Management Account or personnel detailed from other elements of the United States Government.

    (c) CLASSIFIED AUTHORIZATIONS-

      (1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- In addition to amounts authorized to be appropriated for the Intelligence Community Management Account by subsection (a), there are also authorized to be appropriated for the Intelligence Community Management Account for fiscal year 2004 such additional amounts as are specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a). Such additional amounts shall remain available until September 30, 2004.

      (2) AUTHORIZATION OF PERSONNEL- In addition to the personnel authorized by subsection (b) for elements of the Intelligence Community Management Account as of September 30, 2004, there are hereby authorized such additional personnel for such elements as of that date as are specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations.

    (d) REIMBURSEMENT- Except as provided in section 113 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404h), during fiscal year 2004 any officer or employee of the United States or a member of the Armed Forces who is detailed to the staff of the Intelligence Community Management Account from another element of the United States Government shall be detailed on a reimbursable basis, except that any such officer, employee, or member may be detailed on a nonreimbursable basis for a period of less than one year for the performance of temporary functions as required by the Director of Central Intelligence.

    (e) NATIONAL DRUG INTELLIGENCE CENTER-

      (1) IN GENERAL- Of the amount authorized to be appropriated in subsection (a), $34,248,000 shall be available for the National Drug Intelligence Center. Within such amount, funds provided for research, development, testing, and evaluation purposes shall remain available until September 30, 2005, and funds provided for procurement purposes shall remain available until September 30, 2006.

      (2) TRANSFER OF FUNDS- The Director of Central Intelligence shall transfer to the Attorney General funds available for the National Drug Intelligence Center under paragraph (1). The Attorney General shall utilize funds so transferred for the activities of the National Drug Intelligence Center.

      (3) LIMITATION- Amounts available for the National Drug Intelligence Center may not be used in contravention of the provisions of section 103(d)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403-3(d)(1)).

      (4) AUTHORITY- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Attorney General shall retain full authority over the operations of the National Drug Intelligence Center.

SEC. 105. INTELLIGENCE ELEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- (1) Title I of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 402 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

‘BUREAU OF INTELLIGENCE AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

    ‘SEC. 119. (a) IN GENERAL- There is within the Department of the Treasury a Bureau of Intelligence and Enforcement headed by an Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Enforcement, who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.

    ‘(b) RESPONSIBILITIES- (1) The Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Enforcement shall oversee and coordinate functions of the Bureau of Intelligence and Enforcement.

    ‘(2) The Assistant Secretary shall report directly to the Secretary of the Treasury.

    ‘(c) COMPOSITION OF BUREAU- The Bureau of Intelligence and Enforcement shall consist of the following offices:

      ‘(1) The Office of Intelligence Support.

      ‘(2) The Office of Foreign Assets Control.

      ‘(3) The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.

      ‘(4) Such other offices as the Assistant Secretary may establish.’.

    (2) The table of contents contained in the first section of such Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 118 the following new item:

      ‘Sec. 119. Bureau of Intelligence and Enforcement of the Department of the Treasury.’.

    (b) CONSULTATION WITH DCI IN APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR INTELLIGENCE AND ENFORCEMENT- Section 106(b)(2) of such Act (50 U.S.C. 403-6(b)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

      ‘(E) The Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Enforcement.’.

    (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS- (1) Section 3(4) of such Act (50 U.S.C. 401a(4)) is amended--

      (A) by striking ‘the Department of the Treasury,’ in subparagraph (H);

      (B) by striking ‘and’ at the end of subparagraph (J);

      (C) by redesignating subparagraph (K) as subparagraph (L); and

      (D) by inserting after subparagraph (J) the following new subparagraph:

        ‘(K) the Bureau of Intelligence and Enforcement of the Department of the Treasury; and’.

    (2) Section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended in the item relating to Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury by striking ‘(7)’ and inserting ‘(8)’.

TITLE II--CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY SYSTEM

SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There is authorized to be appropriated for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability Fund for fiscal year 2004 the sum of $226,400,000.

TITLE III--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Recurring General Provisions

SEC. 301. INCREASE IN EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS AUTHORIZED BY LAW.

    Appropriations authorized by this Act for salary, pay, retirement, and other benefits for Federal employees may be increased by such additional or supplemental amounts as may be necessary for increases in such compensation or benefits authorized by law.

SEC. 302. RESTRICTION ON CONDUCT OF INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES.

    The authorization of appropriations by this Act shall not be deemed to constitute authority for the conduct of any intelligence activity which is not otherwise permitted under the Constitution or authorized pursuant to the laws of the United States.

Subtitle B--Intelligence

SEC. 311. MODIFICATION OF NOTICE AND WAIT REQUIREMENTS ON PROJECTS TO CONSTRUCT OR IMPROVE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY FACILITIES.

    (a) INCREASE OF THRESHOLDS FOR NOTICE- Section 602(a) of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Public Law 103-359; 108 Stat. 3432; 50 U.S.C. 403-2b(a)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘$750,000’ each place it appears and inserting ‘$5,000,000’;

      (2) by striking ‘$500,000’ each place it appears and inserting ‘$1,000,000’; and

      (3) in paragraph (2), as amended by paragraph (2) of this subsection, by inserting after ‘$1,000,000’ the second place it appears, the following: ‘but less than $5,000,000’.

    (b) NOTICE AND WAIT REQUIREMENTS FOR EMERGENCY PROJECTS- Section 602(b)(2) of the Intelligence

Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Public Law 103-359; 108 Stat. 3432; 50 U.S.C. 403-2b(b)(2)) is amended--

      (1) in the third sentence, by striking ‘21-day’ and inserting ‘7-day’; and

      (2) by adding at the end the following new sentence: ‘Notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this paragraph, when the Director of Central Intelligence and Secretary of Defense jointly determine that an emergency relating to the national security or to the protection of health, safety, or environmental quality exists and that delay would irreparably harm any or all of those interests, the project may begin on the date the notification is received by such committees.’.

Subtitle C--Counterintelligence

SEC. 321. COUNTERINTELLIGENCE INITIATIVES FOR THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- (1) Title XI of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

‘COUNTERINTELLIGENCE INITIATIVES

    ‘SEC. 1102. (a) INSPECTION PROCESS- (1) In order to protect intelligence sources and methods from unauthorized disclosure, the Director of Central Intelligence shall establish and implement an inspection process for all agencies and departments of the United States that handle classified information relating to the national security of the United States intended to assure that those agencies and departments maintain effective operational security practices and programs directed against counterintelligence activities.

    ‘(2) The Director shall carry out the process through the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive.

    ‘(b) FBI COUNTERINTELLIGENCE OFFICE- The Attorney General, acting through the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, shall establish an Office of Counterintelligence within the Bureau to investigate potential espionage activities within the Bureau.

    ‘(c) ANNUAL REVIEW OF DISSEMINATION LISTS- (1) The Director of Central Intelligence shall establish and implement a process for all elements of the intelligence community (as defined in section 101(4)) to review, on an annual basis, individuals included on distribution lists for access to classified information. Such process shall ensure that only individuals who have a particularized ‘need to know’ (as determined by the Director) are continued on such distribution lists.

    ‘(2) Not later than October 15 of each year, the Director shall certify to the congressional intelligence committees that the review required under paragraph (1) has been conducted in all elements of the intelligence community during the preceding fiscal year.

    ‘(d) REQUIRED COMPLETION OF FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS- (1) The Director of Central Intelligence shall establish and implement a process by which heads of the elements of the intelligence community (as defined in section 101(4)) direct that all employees, in order to be granted access to classified information, submit financial disclosure forms required under section 1.3(b) of Executive Order No. 12969 (August 2, 1995; 60 F.R. 40245; 50 U.S.C. 435 note).

    ‘(2) The Director shall carry out paragraph (1) through the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive.

    ‘(e) ARRANGEMENTS TO HANDLE SENSITIVE INFORMATION- The Director of Central Intelligence shall establish, for all elements of the intelligence community (as defined in section 101(4)), programs and procedures by which sensitive classified information relating to human intelligence is safeguarded against unauthorized disclosure by employees of those elements.’.

    (2) The table of contents contained in the first section of such Act is amended in the items relating to title XI by adding at the end the following new item:

      ‘Sec. 1102. Counterintelligence initiatives.’.

    (b) INTELLIGENCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY ASPECTS OF ESPIONAGE PROSECUTIONS- The Attorney General, acting through the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review of the Department of Justice, in consultation with the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, shall establish policies and procedures to assist the Attorney General in the Attorney General’s consideration of intelligence and

national security equities in the development of charging documents and related pleadings in espionage prosecutions.

Subtitle D--Other Matters

SEC. 331. EXTENSION OF SUSPENSION OF REORGANIZATION OF DIPLOMATIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE PROGRAM OFFICE.

    Section 311 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (Public Law 107-108; 115 Stat. 1401; 22 U.S.C. 7301 note), as amended by section 351 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 116 Stat. 2401; 22 U.S.C. 7301 note), is amended--

      (1) in the heading, by striking ‘two-year’ before ‘suspension of reorganization’; and

      (2) in the text, by striking ‘ending on October 1, 2003’ and inserting ‘ending on the date that is 60 days after the date on which appropriate congressional

committees of jurisdiction (as defined in section 324(d) of that Act (22 U.S.C. 7304(d)) are notified jointly by the Secretary of State (or the Secretary’s designee) and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (or the Director’s designee) that the operational framework for the office has been terminated’.

SEC. 332. MODIFICATIONS OF AUTHORITIES ON EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS.

    (a) AUTHORITY TO DISTRIBUTE EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS TO QUALIFIED ALIENS- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall be lawful for any person knowingly to distribute explosive materials to any qualified alien--

      (1) if, in the case of a qualified alien described in subsection (c)(1), the distribution to, shipment to, transportation to, receipt by, or possession by the alien of the explosive materials is in furtherance of such cooperation; or

      (2) if, in the case of a qualified alien described in subsection (c)(2), the distribution to, shipping to, transporting to, possession by, or receipt by the alien of explosive materials is in furtherance of the authorized military purpose.

    (b) AUTHORITY FOR QUALIFIED ALIENS TO SHIP EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, it shall be lawful for a qualified alien to ship or transport any explosive in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce or to receive or possess any explosive which has been shipped or transported in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce--

      (1) if, in the case of a qualified alien described in subsection (c)(1), the possession, shipment, or transportation by the alien of the explosive materials is in furtherance of such cooperation; or

      (2) if, in the case of a qualified alien described in subsection (c)(2), the possession, shipment, or transportation by the alien of explosive materials is in furtherance of the authorized military purpose.

    (c) QUALIFIED ALIEN DEFINED- In this section, the term ‘qualified alien’ means an alien--

      (1) who is lawfully present in the United States in cooperation with the Director of Central Intelligence; or

      (2) who is a member of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), or other friendly foreign military force (as determined by the Attorney General with the concurrence of the Secretary of Defense) who is present in the United States under military orders for training or other military purpose authorized by the United States.

SEC. 333. MODIFICATION OF PROHIBITION ON THE NATURALIZATION OF CERTAIN PERSONS.

    Section 313(e)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1424(e)(4)) is amended--

      (1) by inserting ‘when Department of Defense activities are relevant to the determination’ after ‘Secretary of Defense’; and

      (2) by inserting ‘and the Secretary of Homeland Security’ after ‘Attorney General’.

SEC. 334. MODIFICATION TO DEFINITION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN THE RIGHT TO FINANCIAL PRIVACY ACT.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 1101(1) of the Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978 (12 U.S.C. 3401(1)) is amended by inserting ‘, except as provided in section 1114,’ before ‘means any office’.

    (b) DEFINITION- Section 1114 of such Act (12 U.S.C. 3414) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    ‘(c) For purposes of this section, the term ‘financial institution’ has the same meaning as in section 5312(a)(2) of title 31, United States Code, except that, for purposes of this section, such term shall include only such a financial institution any part of which is located inside any State or territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, or the United States Virgin Islands.’.

SEC. 335. PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RELATING TO PRODUCTS OF FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES.

    The Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 (50 U.S.C. 403a et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

‘PROCEDURAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RELATING TO PRODUCTS OF FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES

    ‘SEC. 23. (a) MARKET RESEARCH- Before purchasing a product listed in the latest edition of the Federal Prison Industries catalog under section 4124(d) of title 18, United States Code, the Director shall conduct market research to determine whether the Federal Prison Industries product is comparable to products available from the private sector that best meet the Agency’s needs in terms of price, quality, and time of delivery.

    ‘(b) COMPETITION REQUIREMENT- If the Director determines that a Federal Prison Industries product is not comparable in price, quality, or time of delivery to products available from the private sector that best meet the Agency’s needs in terms of price, quality, and time of

delivery, the Director shall use competitive procedures for the procurement of the product or shall make an individual purchase under a multiple award contract. In conducting such a competition or making such a purchase, the Director shall consider a timely offer from Federal Prison Industries.

    ‘(c) IMPLEMENTATION BY DIRECTOR- The Director shall ensure that--

      ‘(1) the Agency does not purchase a Federal Prison Industries product or service unless a contracting officer of the Agency determines that the product or service is comparable to products or services available from the private sector that best meet the Agency’s needs in terms of price, quality, and time of delivery; and

      ‘(2) Federal Prison Industries performs its contractual obligations to the same extent as any other contractor for the Agency.

    ‘(d) MARKET RESEARCH DETERMINATION NOT SUBJECT TO REVIEW- A determination by a contracting officer regarding whether a product or service offered by Federal Prison Industries is comparable to products or services available from the private sector that best meet the Agency’s needs in terms of price, quality, and time of delivery shall not be subject to review pursuant to section 4124(b) of title 18.

    ‘(e) PERFORMANCE AS A SUBCONTRACTOR- (1) A contractor or potential contractor of the Agency may not be required to use Federal Prison Industries as a subcontractor or supplier of products or provider of services for the performance of a contract of the Agency by any means, including means such as--

      ‘(A) a contract solicitation provision requiring a contractor to offer to make use of products or services of Federal Prison Industries in the performance of the contract;

      ‘(B) a contract specification requiring the contractor to use specific products or services (or classes of products or services) offered by Federal Prison Industries in the performance of the contract; or

      ‘(C) any contract modification directing the use of products or services of Federal Prison Industries in the performance of the contract.

    ‘(2) In this subsection, the term ‘contractor’, with respect to a contract, includes a subcontractor at any tier under the contract.

    ‘(f) PROTECTION OF CLASSIFIED AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION- The Director may not enter into any contract with Federal Prison Industries under which an inmate worker would have access to--

      ‘(1) any data that is classified;

      ‘(2) any geographic data regarding the location of--

        ‘(A) surface and subsurface infrastructure providing communications or water or electrical power distribution;

        ‘(B) pipelines for the distribution of natural gas, bulk petroleum products, or other commodities; or

        ‘(C) other utilities; or

      ‘(3) any personal or financial information about any individual private citizen, including information relating to such person’s real property however described, without the prior consent of the individual.

    ‘(g) APPLICATION OF PROVISION- This section is subject to the preceding provisions of this Act, and shall not be construed as affecting any right or duty of the Director under those provisions.

    ‘(h) DEFINITIONS- In this section:

      ‘(1) The terms ‘competitive procedures’ and ‘procurement’ have the meanings given such terms in section 4 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403).

      ‘(2) The term ‘market research’ means obtaining specific information about the price, quality, and time of delivery of products available in the private sector through a variety of means, which may include--

        ‘(A) contacting knowledgeable individuals in government and industry;

        ‘(B) interactive communication among industry, acquisition personnel, and customers; and

        ‘(C) interchange meetings or pre-solicitation conferences with potential offerors.’.

SEC. 336. IMPROVEMENT OF INFORMATION SHARING AMONG FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

    (a) PILOT PROJECT TO ENCOURAGE STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS, AS WELL AS REPRESENTATIVES OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE, TO COLLECT AND SHARE RELEVANT INFORMATION- Section 892(c) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296; 6 U.S.C. 482) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

      ‘(3)(A) The Under Secretary for Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection of the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Director of Central Intelligence, may conduct projects in several cities to encourage officials of State and local government, as well as representatives of industries that comprise the critical infrastructure in those cities to lawfully collect and to pass on to the appropriate Federal officials information vital for the prevention of terrorist attacks against the United States.

      ‘(B) The Director of Central Intelligence shall carry out any duty under this paragraph through the Director of the Terrorist Threat Integration Center.

      ‘(C) Under the projects, training shall be provided to such officials and representatives to--

        ‘(i) identify sources of potential threats through such methods as the Secretary determines appropriate;

        ‘(ii) report information relating to such potential threats to the appropriate Federal agencies in the appropriate form and manner; and

        ‘(iii) assure that all reported information is systematically submitted to and passed on by the Department for use by appropriate Federal agencies.

      ‘(D) The Under Secretary shall carry out the pilot project under this paragraph for a period of 3 years.

      ‘(E) Not later than 1 year after the implementation of the pilot project, and annually thereafter, the Under Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the pilot project conducted under this paragraph. Each such report shall include--

        ‘(i) an assessment of the effectiveness of the project; and

        ‘(ii) recommendations on the continuation of the project as well as any recommendations to improve the effectiveness of information collection and sharing by such officials and representatives and the Federal Government.’.

    (b) PILOT PROJECT TO TEST USE OF TEAR-LINE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS- (1) Subtitle C of title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296) is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

‘SEC. 226. PILOT PROJECT TO TEST USE OF TEAR-LINE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS.

    ‘(a) AUTHORITY- The Under Secretary for Information Analysis and Infrastructure Protection of the Department of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Director of Central Intelligence, may carry out a pilot program under which the Under Secretary may make intelligence information in the possession of the Department available to officials of State and local governments through the use of tear-line intelligence reports.

    ‘(b) TEAR-LINE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS DESCRIBED- For purpose of this section, a tear-line report is a report containing intelligence gathered by an agency or department of the United States that is in the possession of the Department that is prepared in a manner such that information relating to intelligence sources and methods is easily severable from the report to protect such sources and methods from disclosure. Such a report may be in a paper or an electronic format.

    ‘(c) DURATION OF PROJECT- The Under Secretary shall carry out the pilot project under this section for a period of 3 years.

    ‘(d) REPORTS TO CONGRESS- Not later than 1 year after the implementation of the pilot project, and annually thereafter, the Under Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the pilot project conducted under this section, and shall include in the report an assessment of--

      ‘(1) the effectiveness of the use of the tear-line reports in providing intelligence information on a timely basis to State and local authorities; and

      ‘(2) if the use of such tear-line reports were to be made permanent, whether additional safeguards are needed with respect to the use of such reports.

    ‘(e) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There are authorized to be appropriated to the Under Secretary such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section.’.

    (2) The table of contents in section 1(b) of such Act is amended in subtitle C of title II by adding at the end the following new item:

      ‘Sec. 226. Pilot project to test use of tear-line intelligence reports.’.

    (c) HOMELAND DEFENDER INTELLIGENCE TRAINING PROGRAM-

      (1) ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM- The Director of Central Intelligence may establish a comprehensive program of orientation and training to qualified State and local officials in accessing and using available resources of the intelligence community (as defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401(4))).

      (2) CONSULTATION- Insofar as the Director establishes the intelligence training program under

paragraph (1), the Director shall consult and coordinate with the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Secretary of Homeland Security on the development and administration of the program.

      (3) PROGRAM GOALS- Any intelligence training program established under paragraph (1) shall provide qualified State and local officials instruction on the mission and roles of the intelligence community to promote more effective information sharing among Federal, State, and local officials to prevent terrorist attacks against the United States.

      (4) CURRICULUM- Insofar as the Director establishes the intelligence training program under paragraph (1), the Director shall develop a curriculum for the program after consultation with qualified State and local officials. The curriculum shall include classroom instruction with respect to and orientation to the various elements of the intelligence community.

      (5) REPORTS TO CONGRESS- Not later than 1 year after the initial implementation of the intelligence training program under paragraph (1), and annually thereafter, the Director shall submit to Congress a report on the program. Each such report shall include--

        (A) an assessment of the effectiveness of the project; and

        (B) recommendations on the continuation of the project as well as any recommendations to improve the effectiveness of information collection and sharing by qualified officials and representatives and the Federal Government.

      (6) QUALIFIED STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS DEFINED- For purposes of this subsection, the term ‘qualified State and local officials’ means officials of State and local government agencies that Director of Central Intelligence determines--

        (A) have received appropriate security clearances from the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for access to classified information; and

        (B) oversee or manage first responders or counterterrorism activities.

      (7) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- There is authorized to be appropriated to the Director such sums as are necessary to carry out the intelligence training program under this subsection.

    (d) ADVISORY COUNCILS- (1) The Director of the Terrorist Threat Integration Center shall establish two advisory councils (described in paragraph (2)) to provide the Director such advice and recommendations as the Director may require to effectively carry out the functions of the Center.

    (2)(A) One advisory council shall have as its focus privacy and civil liberties issues.

    (B) The other advisory council shall have as its focus State and local government information needs.

SEC. 337. IMPROVEMENT OF RECRUITMENT, HIRING AND RETENTION OF ETHNIC AND CULTURAL MINORITIES IN THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.

    (a) PILOT PROJECT TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY THROUGHOUT THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY USING INNOVATIVE METHODOLOGIES FOR THE RECRUITMENT, HIRING AND RETENTION OF ETHNIC AND CULTURAL MINORITIES AND WOMEN WITH THE DIVERSITY OF SKILLS, LANGUAGES AND EXPERTISE REFLECTIVE OF THE CURRENT MISSION- The Director of Central Intelligence shall carry out a pilot project under this section to test and evaluate alternative, innovative methods to recruit and hire for the intelligence community women and minorities with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, skills, language proficiency, and expertise.

    (b) METHODS- In carrying out the pilot project, the Director shall employ methods such as advertising in foreign language newspapers in the United States, site visits to institutions with a high percentage of students who study English as a second language, and other methods that are not used by the Director under the DCI Diversity Strategic Plan to increase diversity of officers and employees in the intelligence community.

    (c) DURATION OF PROJECT- The Director shall carry out the project under this section for a 3-year period.

    (d) REPORT- Not later than 2 years after the date the Director implements the pilot project under this section, the Director shall submit to Congress a report on the project. The report shall include--

      (1) an assessment of the effectiveness of the project; and

      (2) recommendations on the continuation of the project as well as for improving the effectiveness of the project in meeting the goals of increasing the recruiting and hiring of women and minorities within the intelligence community.

    (e) DIVERSITY PLAN- (1) Not later than February 15, 2004, the Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to Congress a report which describes the plan of the Director, entitled the ‘DCI Diversity Strategic Plan’, and any subsequent revision to that plan, to increase diversity of officers and employees in the intelligence community, including the short- and long-term goals of the plan. The report shall also provide a detailed description of the progress that has been made by each element of the intelligence community in implementing the plan.

    (2) In implementing the plan, the Director shall incorporate innovative methods for the recruitment and hiring of women and minorities that the Director has determined to be effective from the pilot project carried out under this section.

    (f) DEFINITION- In this section, the term ‘intelligence community’ has the meaning given that term in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401(4))).

Subtitle E--Reports and Technical Amendments

SEC. 341. EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR FINAL REPORT OF THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS OF THE UNITED STATES INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Subsection (a) of section 1007 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 50 U.S.C. 401 note; 116 Stat. 2442) is amended by striking ‘September 1, 2003’ and inserting ‘September 1, 2004’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 1007 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003.

SEC. 342. MODIFICATION OF VARIOUS REPORTS REQUIRED OF INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY ELEMENTS.

    (a) REPORTS ON ACQUISITION OF TECHNOLOGY RELATING TO WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND ADVANCED CONVENTIONAL MUNITIONS- Subsection (b)(1) of section 721 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104-293; 110 Stat. 3474; 50 U.S.C. 2366), as amended by section 811(b)(5)(C) of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 116 Stat. 2424; 50 U.S.C. 2366), is amended by striking ‘a semiannual’ and inserting ‘an annual’.

    (b) PERIODIC AND SPECIAL REPORTS ON DISCLOSURE OF INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION TO UNITED NATIONS- Section 112(b)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404g(b)(1)) is amended by striking ‘semiannually’ and inserting ‘annually’.

SEC. 343. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.

    (a) NATIONAL SECURITY ACT OF 1947- Section 112(d)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404g(d)(1)) is amended by striking ‘section 103(c)(6)’ and inserting ‘section 103(c)(7)’.

    (b) CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY ACT OF 1949- (1) Section 6 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 (50 U.S.C. 403g) is amended by striking ‘section 103(c)(6)’ and inserting ‘section 103(c)(7)’.

    (2) Section 15 of such Act (50 U.S.C. 403o) is amended--

      (A) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ‘special policemen of the General Services Administration perform under the first section of the Act entitled ‘An Act to authorize the Federal Works Administrator or officials of the Federal Works Agency duly authorized by him to appoint special policeman for duty upon Federal property under the jurisdiction of the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes’(40 U.S.C. 318),’ and inserting ‘officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security, as provided in section 1315(b)(2) of title 40, United States Code,’; and

      (B) in subsection (b), by striking ‘the fourth section of the Act referred to in subsection (a) of this section (40 U.S.C. 318c)’ and inserting ‘section 1315(c)(2) of title 40, United States Code’.

    (c) NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY ACT OF 1959- Section 11 of the National Security Agency Act of 1959 (50 U.S.C. 402 note) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ‘special policemen of the General Services Administration perform under the first section of the Act entitled ‘An Act to authorize the Federal Works Administrator or officials of the Federal Works Agency duly authorized by him to appoint special policeman for duty upon Federal property under the jurisdiction of the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes’(40 U.S.C. 318)’ and inserting ‘officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security, as provided in section 1315(b)(2) of title 40, United States Code,’; and

      (2) in subsection (b), by striking ‘the fourth section of the Act referred to in subsection (a) (40 U.S.C. 318c)’ and inserting ‘section 1315(c)(2) of title 40, United States Code’.

    (d) INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2003- Section 343 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 116 Stat. 2399; 50 U.S.C. 404n-2) is amended--

      (1) in subsection (c), by striking ‘section 103(c)(6) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403-3(c)(6))’ and inserting ‘section 103(c)(7) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403-3(c)(7))’; and

      (2) in subsection (e)(2), by striking ‘section 103(c)(6)’ and inserting ‘section 103(c)(7)’.

    (e) PUBLIC LAW 107-173- Section 201(c)(3)(F) of the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-173; 116 Stat. 548; 8 U.S.C. 1721(c)(3)(F)) is amended by striking ‘section 103(c)(6) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403-3(c)(6))’ and inserting ‘section 103(c)(7) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 403-3(c)(7))’.

    (f) FEDERAL INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT ACT OF 2002- Section 3535(b)(1) of title 44, United States Code, as added by section 1001(b)(1) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296), and section 3545(b)(1) of title 44, United States Code, as added by section 301(b)(1) of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-347), are each amended by inserting ‘or any other law’ after ‘1978’.

SEC. 344. REPORT ON LESSONS LEARNED FROM MILITARY OPERATIONS IN IRAQ.

    (a) REPORT- Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report on the intelligence lessons learned as a result

of Operation Iraqi Freedom, including lessons relating to the following:

      (1) The tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, analysis, and dissemination of intelligence.

      (2) Accuracy, timeliness, and objectivity of intelligence analysis.

      (3) Intelligence support to policymakers and members of the Armed Forces in combat.

      (4) Coordination of intelligence activities and operations with military operations.

      (5) Strengths and limitations of intelligence systems and equipment.

      (6) Such other matters as the Director considers appropriate.

    (b) RECOMMENDATIONS- The report under subsection (a) shall include such recommendations on improvement in the matters described in subsection (a) as the Director considers appropriate.

    (c) APPROPRIATE COMMITTEES OF CONGRESS DEFINED- In this section, the term ‘appropriate committees of Congress’ means--

      (1) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives; and

      (2) the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate.

SEC. 345. MODIFICATION OF TERRORIST IDENTIFICATION CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM.

    (a) CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT FOR CONSOLIDATION OF WATCH LISTS- Subsection (g)(1) of section 343 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 116 Stat. 2399; 50 U.S.C. 404n2) is amended--

      (1) by redesignating subparagraph (D) as subparagraph (E);

      (2) by inserting after subparagraph (C) the following new subparagraph:

      ‘(D) Whether further consolidation or elimination of watch list databases in the departments and agencies with access to the System would contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the System in identifying individuals who are known or suspected international terrorists.’; and

      (3) in subparagraph (E), as so redesignated, by adding at the end the following: ‘If the certification under subparagraph (D) is in the positive, the steps required to consolidate or eliminate such watch lists.’.

    (b) ESTABLISHMENT OF ADVISORY COUNCIL- Subsection (b) of such section is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

    ‘(4) The Director shall establish an advisory council comprised of experts in the field of civil liberties and privacy issues to advise the Director on issues of civil liberties and privacy as they relate to the maintenance of the System.’.

TITLE IV--CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

SEC. 401. PROTECTION FROM TORT LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY PERSONNEL.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 15 of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 (50 U.S.C. 403o) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(d)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any Agency personnel designated by the Director under subsection (a) shall be deemed for purposes of chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, or any other provision of law relating to tort liability, to be acting within the scope of their office or employment if the Agency personnel take reasonable action, which may include the use of force, to--

      ‘(A) protect an individual in the presence of the Agency personnel from a crime of violence;

      ‘(B) provide immediate assistance to an individual who has suffered or who is threatened with bodily harm; or

      ‘(C) prevent the escape of any individual whom the Agency personnel reasonably believe to have committed a crime of violence in the presence of such personnel.

    ‘(2) In this subsection, the term ‘crime of violence’ has the meaning given that term in section 16 of title 18, United States Code.’.

    (b) CONSTRUCTION- Subsection (d) of section 15, as added by subsection (a), shall not be construed as affecting the authorities of the Attorney General under the Federal Employees Liability Reform and Tort Compensation Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-694; 28 U.S.C. 2671, 2674, 2679(b), 2679(d)).

SEC. 402. REPEAL OF LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS IN CENTRAL SERVICES WORKING CAPITAL FUND.

    Section 21(f)(2) of the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 (50 U.S.C. 403u(f)(2)) is amended--

      (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ‘(A) Subject to subparagraph (B), the Director’ and inserting ‘The Director’; and

      (2) by striking subparagraph (B).

TITLE V--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE MATTERS

SEC. 501. USE OF FUNDS FOR COUNTERDRUG AND COUNTERTERRORISM ACTIVITIES FOR COLOMBIA.

    (a) EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY- Subsection (a) of section 501 of the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-306; 116 Stat. 2404) is amended by striking ‘for fiscal years 2002 and 2003’ and inserting ‘for each of fiscal years 2002 through 2005’.

    (b) MODIFICATION- (1) Subsection (e) of such section is amended to read as follows:

    ‘(e) PROHIBITION- No United States Armed Forces personnel, United States civilian employee or contractor engaged by the United States will participate in any combat operation in connection with assistance made available under this section, except for the purpose of acting to protect the life or the physical security of others, in self defense, or during the course of search and rescue operations.’.

    (c) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT- Subsection (d) of such section is amended by striking ‘Sections 556, 567, and 568 of Public Law 107-115, section 8093 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2002,’ and inserting ‘Section 553 and the certification requirements of section 564(a)(2) of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2003 (division E of Public Law 108-7; 117 Stat. 200, 205), and section 8093 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2003 (Public Law 107-248; 116 Stat. 1558; 10 U.S.C. 182 note),’.

    (d) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by subsections (b) and (c) shall apply to assistance made available under such section 501 during fiscal years 2004 and 2005.

SEC. 502. AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE LIVING QUARTERS FOR CERTAIN STUDENTS IN COOPERATIVE AND SUMMER EDUCATION PROGRAMS OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY.

    Section 2195 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(d)(1) The Director of the National Security Agency may provide a qualifying employee of a defense laboratory of that Agency with living quarters at no charge, or at a rate or charge prescribed by the Director by regulation, without regard to section 5911(c) of title 5.

    ‘(2) In this subsection, the term ‘qualifying employee’ means a student who is employed at the National Security Agency under--

      ‘(A) a Student Educational Employment Program of the Agency conducted under this section or any other provision of law; or

      ‘(B) a similar cooperative or summer education program of the Agency that meets the criteria for Federal cooperative or summer education programs prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management.’.

SEC. 503. AUTHORITY FOR INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY ELEMENTS OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO AWARD PERSONAL SERVICE CONTRACTS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Subchapter I of chapter 21 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section:

‘Sec. 426. Personal services contracts: authority and limitations

    ‘(a) PERSONAL SERVICES- (1) The Secretary of Defense may, notwithstanding section 3109 of title 5, enter into personal services contracts in the United States if the personal services directly support the mission of a defense intelligence component or counter-intelligence organization.

    ‘(2) The contracting officer for a personal services contract shall be responsible for ensuring that a personal services contract is the appropriate vehicle for carrying out the purpose of the contract.

    ‘(b) DEFINITION- In this section, the term ‘defense intelligence component’ means a component of the Department of Defense that is an element of the intelligence community, as defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401a(4)).’.

    (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections at the beginning of such subchapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

      ‘426. Personal services contracts: authority and limitations.’.

SEC. 504. PROTECTION OF CERTAIN NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY PERSONNEL FROM TORT LIABILITY.

    Section 11 of the National Security Agency Act of 1959 (50 U.S.C. 402 note) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

    ‘(d)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, agency personnel designated by the Director of the National Security Agency under subsection (a) shall be considered for purposes of chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, or any other provision of law relating to tort liability, to be acting within the scope of their office or employment when such agency personnel take reasonable action, which may include the use of force, to--

      ‘(A) protect an individual in the presence of such agency personnel from a crime of violence;

      ‘(B) provide immediate assistance to an individual who has suffered or who is threatened with bodily harm; or

      ‘(C) prevent the escape of any individual whom such agency personnel reasonably believe to have committed a crime of violence in the presence of such agency personnel.

    ‘(2) Paragraph (1) shall not affect the authorities of the Attorney General under section 2679(d)(1) of title 28, United States Code.

    ‘(3) In this subsection, the term ‘crime of violence’ has the meaning given that term in section 16 of title 18, United States Code.’.

SEC. 505. MEASUREMENT AND SIGNATURES INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH PROGRAM.

    (a) RESEARCH PROGRAM- The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Directorate for MASINT and Technical Collection, shall carry out a program to incorporate the results of basic research on sensors into the measurement and signatures intelligence systems of the United States, to the extent the results of such research is applicable to such systems.

    (b) PROGRAM COMPONENTS- The program under subsection (a) shall review and assess both basic research on sensors and technologies conducted by the United States Government and by non-governmental entities. In carrying out the program, the Director shall protect intellectual property rights, maintain organizational flexibility, and establish research projects, funding levels, and potential benefits in an equitable manner through Directorate.

    (c) ADVISORY PANEL- (1) The Director shall establish an advisory panel to assist the Director in carrying out the program under subsection (a).

    (2) The advisory panel shall be headed by the Director who shall determine the selection, review, and assessment of the research projects under the program.

    (3)(A) The Director shall appoint as members of the advisory panel representatives of each entity of the MASINT community, and may appoint as such members representatives of national laboratories, universities, and private sector entities.

    (B) For purposes of this subsection the term ‘MASINT community’ means academic, professional, industrial, and government entities that are committed towards the advancement of the sciences in measurement and signatures intelligence.

    (C) The term for a member of the advisory panel shall be established by the Director, but may not exceed a period of 5 consecutive years.

    (D) Members of the advisory panel may not receive additional pay, allowances, or benefits by reason of their service on the advisory panel, but may receive per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with applicable provisions under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code.

    (4) The Director may accept contributions from non-governmental participants on the advisory panel to defray the expenses of the advisory panel.

Passed the House of Representatives June 27 (legislative day, June 26), 2003.

Attest:

JEFF TRANDAHL,

Clerk.

Calendar No. 184

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2417

AN ACT

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2004 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.


June 27, 2003

Received; read twice and placed on the calendar