Related Links: Intelligence: The Pentagon—Spying in America? by Michael Isikoff, Newsweek, June 21, 2004 Pentagon Seeks U.S. Spy Powers by Ryan Singel, Wired News, June 19, 2004Congressional Record: July 22, 2004 (Senate) Page S8776-S8789 TEXT OF AMENDMENTS SA 3567. Mr. ROBERTS submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 2386, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2005 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows: On page 30, strike lines 10 through 16. ______
The referenced language on page 30 of S. 2386 is:501. DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE EXEMPTION FROM CERTAIN PRIVACY ACT REQUIREMENTS. Section 552a(e)(3) of title 5, United States Code, shall not apply with respect to the collection of information by intelligence personnel of the Department of Defense who are authorized by the Secretary of Defense to collect intelligence from human sources.