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H.R. 6237 (115th): Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 6237 authorizes appropriations for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the U.S. government for fiscal years 2018 and 2019. The bill authorizes funds for the intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the: Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Central Intelligence Agency; Department of Defense; Defense Intelligence Agency; National Security Agency; the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force; Coast Guard; Department of State; Department of Treasury; Department of Energy; Department of Justice; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Drug Enforcement Administration; National Reconnaissance Office; National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency; and, the Department of Homeland Security.

The amounts authorized by the bill for these elements for the conduct of intelligence activities are specified in a classified schedule of authorizations and explained in in a classified annex, which are incorporated directly into the ...

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Devin Nunes

Sponsor. Representative for California's 22nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2018
Length: 117 pages
Introduced
Jun 27, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 12, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Hastings Diversity Amendment to the Intelligence Authorization Act Adopted in the House of Representatives
    — Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] on Jul 12, 2018

Torres Bipartisan Proposal to Strengthen Sanctions Against North Korea Passes on House Floor
    — Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA35] on Jul 16, 2018

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - July 13, 2018
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Jul 16, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6237 will add $1.1 billion in new spending through 2023.

History

Jun 27, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 28, 2018
 
Considered by House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 28, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 3, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence issued the report which may provide insight into the purpose of the legislation.

Jul 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6237 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6237. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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