H. R. 5406
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 22, 2018
Mr. Welch (for himself and Mr. Sensenbrenner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget
To amend section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, to require that the annual budget submissions of the Presidents include the total dollar amount requested for intelligence or intelligence related activities of each element of the Government engaged in such activities.
This Act may be cited as the
Intelligence Budget Transparency Act of 2018.
Funding for intelligence activities of each element of the Government
Section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
the total dollar amount proposed in the budget for intelligence or intelligence related activities of each element of the Government engaged in such activities in the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted and the estimated appropriation required for each of the ensuing four fiscal years; and
as used in subparagraph (A), the term element of the Government refers to each element of the intelligence community as defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3003(4)).