DECONCINI (AND ROBB) AMENDMENT NO. 2555 (Senate - August 12, 1994)

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Mr. DeCONCINI (for himself and Mr. Robb) proposed an amendment to amendment No. 2553 proposed by him to the bill S. 2082, supra; as follows:

At the end of the amendment, add the following:

Not less than $10 million from the NSA base budget shall be transferred to U.S. Army signals intelligence activities directed at counternarcotics targets. A detailed operations plan with special emphasis on the U.S./Mexico border and including the participation of the National Security Agency, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Customs Service, shall be provided to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence no later than November 15, 1994. This plan shall include a detailed description of the planned targets and the type of intelligence collection, dissemination, analysis and tasking that will be included in these operations.