110-H.AMDT.175 to 110-H.R.2082

Amendment requires the President, through the Director of National Intelligence, to report annually to Congress on the need for any modification to the Intelligence Identity Protection Act to improve legal protection for covert agents.

H.AMDT.175(A002)
Amends: H.R.2082
Sponsor: Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12](offered 5/10/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment requires the President, through the Director of National Intelligence, to report annually to Congress on the need for any modification to the Intelligence Identity Protection Act to improve legal protection for covert agents.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-144 to amend the reporting requirement in the Intelligence Identities Protection Act (codified in Sec. 603 of the National Security Act) to include a requirement that the President, based on information from the Director of National Intelligence, provide Congress with an assessment of the need for any modification to existing law to improve legal protection for covert agents.

STATUS:

    5/10/2007 11:25pm:
    Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Holt. (consideration: CR 5/11/2007 H4896-4897; text: CR 5/11/2007 H4896)
    5/10/2007 11:30pm:
    On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A002) Agreed to by voice vote.

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