Thursday, January 11th 2017
On the Floor Today: 1 Rule Bill and 1 Postponed Suspension Bill
On Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
1 Rule Bill
1) S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (PDF)
Sponsor: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-UT) | Intelligence Committee | Judiciary Committee
Topline Summary: This House Amendment reauthorizes title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for four years to enhance surveillance authorities, and to provide additional transparency and reporting requirements and privacy safeguards.
1 Postponed Suspension Bill
1) H.R. 4578 - Counter Terrorist Network Act (PDF)
Sponsor: Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) | Homeland Security Committee
Topline Summary: This bill requires the National Targeting Center to collaborate with appropriate agencies—including Federal, State, local, tribal, and international entities—to enhance border security through operations that seek to disrupt and dismantle networks, including foreign terrorist networks that pose terrorist or other threats.