H.R. 5743 (112th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 15, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5743

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 15, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)

A BILL

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 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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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013.

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Intelligence activities

101.

Authorization of appropriations

Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2013 for the conduct of the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the following elements of the United States Government:

(1)

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

(2)

The Central Intelligence Agency.

(3)

The Department of Defense.

(4)

The Defense Intelligence Agency.

(5)

The National Security Agency.

(6)

The Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force.

(7)

The Coast Guard.

(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 Drug Enforcement Administration.

(14)

The National Reconnaissance Office.

(15)

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

(16)

The Department of Homeland Security.

102.

Classified Schedule of Authorizations

(a)

Specifications of amounts and personnel levels

The amounts authorized to be appropriated under section 101 and, subject to section 103, the authorized personnel ceilings as of September 30, 2013, for the conduct of the intelligence activities of the elements listed in paragraphs (1) through (16) of section 101, are those specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations prepared to accompany the bill H.R. __ of the One Hundred Twelfth Congress.

(b)

Availability of classified Schedule of Authorizations

(1)

Availability to committees of Congress

The classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in subsection (a) shall be made available to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives, and to the President.

(2)

Distribution by the President

Subject to paragraph (3), the President shall provide for suitable distribution of the classified Schedule of Authorizations, or of appropriate portions of the Schedule, within the executive branch.

(3)

Limits on disclosure

In carrying out paragraph (2), the President may disclose only that budget-related information necessary to execute the classified Schedule of Authorizations and shall not disclose the Schedule or any portion of the Schedule publicly.

103.

Personnel ceiling adjustments

(a)

Authority for increases

With the approval of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of National Intelligence may authorize employment of civilian personnel in excess of the number authorized for fiscal year 2013 by the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a) if the Director of National 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 __ percent of the number of civilian personnel authorized under such Schedule for such element.

(b)

Notice to congressional intelligence committees

The Director of National Intelligence shall notify the congressional intelligence committees in writing at least 15 days prior to each exercise of an authority described in subsection (a).

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 National Intelligence for fiscal year 2013 the sum of $__________. Within such amount, funds identified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a) for advanced research and development shall remain available until September 30, 2014.

(b)

Authorized personnel levels

The elements within the Intelligence Community Management Account of the Director of National Intelligence are authorized __ full-time or full-time equivalent personnel as of September 30, 2013. Personnel serving in such elements may be permanent employees of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence 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 authorized to be appropriated for the Community Management Account for fiscal year 2013 such additional amounts as are specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a). Such additional amounts for advanced research and development shall remain available until September 30, 2014.

(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, 2013, there are authorized such additional personnel for the Community Management Account as of that date as are specified in the classified Schedule of Authorizations referred to in section 102(a).

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Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System

201.

Authorization of appropriations

There is authorized to be appropriated for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability Fund for fiscal year 2013 the sum of $__________.

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General provisions

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.

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 authorized by the Constitution or the laws of the United States.