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Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

The Senate Committee on Intelligence was created to study the intelligence activities and programs of the United States Government and report to the Senate concerning such intelligence activities and programs. The Committee is also responsible for proposing legislation and providing legislative oversight to ensure that intelligence activities of the United States are in conformity with the Constitution and the law. (source)

Chair:
Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC]
Vice Chair:
Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA]
Republicans:
10
Democrats:
8
Independents:
1

The chair is always selected from the majority party and the ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party. The majority party ensures it has a majority on every committee.

Related oversight & investigations:

  • Russian Interference in the 2016 Election
    In 2018 the House Intelligence Committee concluded there was no Russian interference in the 2016 election. Democrats, now in control of the House Intelligence Committee, believe that the investigation was incomplete. In July 2018 Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election with the goal of helping Trump.

Members

Portrait of Richard Burr
Chair
Republican
North Carolina
Portrait of Mark Warner
Vice Chair
Democrat
Virginia
Portrait of James “Jim” Inhofe
Ex Officio
Republican
Oklahoma
Portrait of Mitch McConnell
Ex Officio
Republican
Kentucky
Portrait of John “Jack” Reed
Ex Officio
Democrat
Rhode Island
Portrait of Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Ex Officio
Democrat
New York
Portrait of Michael Bennet
Democrat
Colorado
Portrait of Roy Blunt
Republican
Missouri
Portrait of Susan Collins
Republican
Maine
Portrait of John Cornyn
Republican
Texas
Portrait of Tom Cotton
Republican
Arkansas
Portrait of Dianne Feinstein
Democrat
California
Portrait of Kamala Harris
Democrat
California
Portrait of Martin Heinrich
Democrat
New Mexico
Portrait of Angus King
Independent
Maine
Portrait of James Risch
Republican
Idaho
Portrait of Marco Rubio
Republican
Florida
Portrait of Benjamin Sasse
Republican
Nebraska
Portrait of Ron Wyden
Democrat
Oregon

Members are listed in order of their rank on the committee and its subcommittees. Committee membership information is from the unitedstates project on github.

Bills

There are 11 bills referred to this committee:

Press Statements

Committee press statements from ProPublica Represent:

Senate Intel Committee Unanimously Passes Intelligence Authorization Act
    — May 14, 2019

Senate Intel Statement on Treasury Department’s Sanctions on Oleg Deripaska, Companies
    — Dec 19, 2018

New Reports Shed Light on Internet Research Agency’s Social Media Tactics
    — Dec 17, 2018

Senate Intel Committee Statement on DOJ Russian Hacking Charges
    — Oct 4, 2018

Statement from Senators Burr, Warner Following Senate Intel Social Media Hearing
    — Aug 1, 2018

Senators Honor Intelligence Professionals for Service to Nation
    — Jul 26, 2018

Intel Committee Releases Unclassified Summary of Initial Findings on 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment
    — Jul 3, 2018

Senate Intel Committee Passes 2019 Intelligence Authorization Act Unanimously
    — Jun 26, 2018

Senate Intel Committee Releases Unclassified 1st Installment in Russia Report, Updated Recommendations on Election Security
    — May 8, 2018

Senate Intelligence Committee Statement on the Passing of Matt Pollard
    — Apr 25, 2018

Senate Intel Committee Advances FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act
    — Oct 24, 2017

2018 Intel Authorization Act Clears Committee
    — Jul 28, 2017

Former FBI Director Comey Agrees to Testify in Open Session at Senate Intel Committee
    — May 19, 2017

RELEASE: Joint Statement from Senate Intel Committee Leaders on Special Counsel Appointment
    — May 17, 2017

Chairman Burr and Vice Chairman Warner Statement on Carter Page’s Participation in SSCI Investigation
    — May 5, 2017

Senate Passes Intel Authorization in Omnibus Bill
    — May 4, 2017

Chairman Burr and Vice Chairman Warner Statement on Kushner’s Voluntary Participation in SSCI Investigation
    — Mar 27, 2017

Advisory: Senate Intel Committee Announces Open Hearing on Russian Intelligence Activities
    — Mar 16, 2017

Joint Statement from Senate Intel Committee Leaders on Wiretapping Evidence at Trump Tower
    — Mar 16, 2017

SSCI Statement on Inquiry into Russian Intelligence Activities after Committee Meeting Today
    — Jan 24, 2017