About the bill
The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (IAA), H.R. 2596, was passed by the House on June 16. The IAA would authorize funding for intelligence-related agencies such as the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Agency, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was passed with 15 amendments accepted and one rejected (see summaries below). The vote was 247-178, with 216 supporting Republicans and 153 opposing Democrats, and the bill goes to the Senate next.
Accepted: All of the accepted amendments to the IAA on June 16 were agreed to by voice vote. The amendments were comprised of assorted non-controversial legislation such as requirements for the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress and design a strategy to combat ISIS. You can read more about these amendments here. …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 22nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015
Length: 63 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 16, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
Enacted Via Other Measures — Dec 1, 2015
Parts Incorporated Into Other Measures — Jul 7, 2015
What legislators are saying
H.R. 2596 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2596. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, H.R. 2596, 114th Cong. (2015).
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