Mr. DeCONCINI (for himself, Mr. Warner, and Mr. Danforth) proposed an amendment to the bill (S. 1301) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1994 for intelligence activities of the U.S. Government and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes; as follows:
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SEC. 304. REPORT ON INTELLIGENCE GAPS.
(a) Report: The Director of Central Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense jointly shall prepare and submit by February 15, 1994, to the Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, and to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Armed Services, and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives a report described in subsection (b).
(b) Contents of Report: The report required by subsection (a) shall--
(1) identify and assess the critical gaps between the information needs of the United States Government and intelligence collection capabilities, to include the identification of topics and areas of the world of significant interest to the United States to which the application of additional resources, technology, or other efforts would generate new information of high priority to senior officials of the United States Government;
(2) identify and assess gaps in the ability of the intelligence community (as defined in section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947) to provide intelligence support needed by the Armed Forces of the United States and, in particular, by the commanders of combatant commands established under section 161(a) of title 10, United States Code; and
(3) contain joint recommendations of the Director of Central Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense on appropriate means, to include specific budgetary adjustments, for reducing or eliminating the gaps identified under paragraphs (1) and (2).'
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`Sec. 304. Report on Intelligence Gaps.'