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S 2845 - National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Chris Dodd voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Passage (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-458 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (89-2) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (336-75) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (96-2) - (Key vote)

Title: National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would establish a National Intelligence Director and create a National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC).

Highlights:
  • Instructs the National Intelligence Director to make all security and intelligence decisions independent of policy and political considerations (Sec. 111).
  • Defines the responsibilities of the National Intelligence Director, which include unifying the intelligence community, directing the NCTC, developing interagency counter-terrorism plans, and serving as the head of the intelligence community (Secs. 112-113).
  • Provides that National Intelligence funding must be authorized by law and within established appropriations limits (Sec. 114).
  • Instructs the President to establish an information sharing network to promote the sharing of intelligence and homeland security information (Sec. 206).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004

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