Intelligence Law Glossary - Congressional Intelligence Committees


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Congressional Intelligence Committees

Statutory Law

50 U.S.C. § 401a(7) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 15: National Security—Subchapter A: Coordination for National Security)

As used in this Act:
   (7) The term "congressional intelligence committees" means—
      (A) the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
      (B) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
 

50 U.S.C. § 1881(b)(1) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 36: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance—Subchapter F: Additional Procedures Regarding Certain Persons Outside the United States)

(b) Additional definitions.
   (1) Congressional intelligence committees. The term "congressional intelligence committees" means—
      (A) the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
      (B) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

50 U.S.C. § 1885(3) (2010) (Title 50—Chapter 36: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance—Subchapter G: Protection of Persons Assisting the Government)

Congressional intelligence committees. The term "congressional intelligence committees" means—
      (A) the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
      (B) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.