Tag: new interagency legislation

On May 3, the House of Representatives passed the Intelligence Authorization Act (IAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. The bill ensures that the programs and activities of the U.S. intelligence community are authorized by law, fully resourced, and subject to rigorous congressional oversight. The IAA provides urgent funds and authorities to help thwart potential attacks and deny these terrorists […]

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Last week Representative Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) introduced a bill to the House of Representatives that calls for the creation of a multi-agency federal team to improve and reform federal disaster assistance. The bill, H.R. 4288, was introduced on December 17, and was then referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. For more […]

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On October 27, the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) of 2015 in a 74-to-21 vote. CISA was passed by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence in March before moving to the Senate, and will now be reconciled with legislation passed by the House of Representatives. The bill creates additional incentives to increase voluntary sharing of […]

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Sixty-six years since the Holocaust and 17 years after Rwanda, the United States still lacks a comprehensive policy framework and a corresponding interagency mechanism for preventing and responding to mass atrocities and genocide.  This has left the United States ill prepared to engage early, proactively, and decisively to prevent threats from evolving into large-scale civilian atrocities…

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S.679 would eliminate the need for Senate confirmation for about 200 positions, mostly in the areas of legislative and public affairs; internal management positions, such as chief financial officers…

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The interagency Personnel Rotation Act of 2011, S. 1268 and H.R. 2314, is an effort to increase interagency cooperation between Executive Branch employees working in National Security and Homeland Security…

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On May 10, the House Armed Services Committee favorably passed the National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013. The NDAA provides the authorities and structures necessary for funding the U.S. military, and includes authorities on interagency cooperation…

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