Statutory Law - US Code - 50 USC 409b-1. Reports on exercise of authority


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50 USC § 409b–1. Reports on exercise of authority

*Current through Public Law 112-173, August 16th, 2012.

(1) Not later than one year after December 13, 2003, and annually thereafter, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress a report on the exercise of the authority in section 409b of this title.
(2) Each report under this section shall include, for the one-year period ending on the date of such report, the following:
(A) The number of contracts entered into during the period.
(B) The cost of each such contract.
(C) The length of each such contract.
(D) The types of services to be provided under each such contract.
(E) The availability, if any, of United States Government personnel to perform functions similar to the services to be provided under each such contract.
(F) The efforts of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to fill available personnel vacancies, or request additional personnel positions, in areas relating to the intelligence or counterintelligence mission of the Bureau.

(3) Each report under this section shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.
(4) In this section—
(A) for purposes of the submittal of the classified annex to any report under this section, the term “appropriate committees of Congress” means—
(i) the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
(ii) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives; and

(B) for purposes of the submittal of the unclassified portion of any report under this section, the term “appropriate committees of Congress” means—
(i) the committees specified in subparagraph (A);
(ii) the Committees on Appropriations, Governmental Affairs, and the Judiciary of the Senate; and
(iii) the Committees on Appropriations, Government Reform and Oversight, and the Judiciary of the House of Representatives.

(Pub. L. 108–177, title III, §311(b), Dec. 13, 2003, 117 Stat. 2605.)