When a conference committee convenes to reconcile differences in the House and Senate versions of the 2016 Intelligence Authorization Act, Members should resist the temptation to legislate on the proposed Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC).
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Back on June 15, the White House issued a SAP (statement of administration policy) spelling out objections to H.R. 2596, the Intelligence Authorization Act for FY'16. The SAP concludes that the President will veto the bill if presented as-is.
Five Important (Or At Least Interesting) Provisions in the Intelligence Authorization Bill HPSCI Passed
One thing I love about the various annual authorization bills is that they often contain very interesting but little-noticed provisions. The Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which HPSCI (the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence) voted out last week, is no exception. The full text is here, and my top-five highlights appear below:
Section 303: The Intelligence Committees want in on Special Access Program reporting.