Recent legislative provisions on intelligence policy are surveyed and cataloged in a newly updated Congressional Research Service report.
In the past two annual intelligence authorization bills, Congress enacted various directions and requirements concerning intelligence agency financial auditability, insider threats, contractor oversight, and many other topics. These are tabulated and reviewed in Intelligence Authorization Legislation for FY2014 and FY2015: Provisions, Status, Intelligence Community Framework, updated January 12, 2016.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has withheld from online public distribution include the following.
U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Following “El Chapo” Guzmán’s January 2016 Recapture, CRS Insight, updated January 13, 2016
Taiwan’s January 2016 Elections: A Preview, CRS Insight, January 12, 2016
Iran Sanctions, updated January 12, 2016
Hedge Funds and the Securities Exchange Act’s Section 13(d) Reporting Requirements, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 13, 2016
Unfunded Mandates Reform Act: History, Impact, and Issues, updated January 13, 2016
Discretionary Spending Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), updated January 13, 2016
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Speech Resources: Fact Sheet, January 11, 2016
Criminal Justice Reform: One Judge’s View, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 14, 2016