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United States Senate Committee on Intelligence (Select)

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Background
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The United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is a standing committee of the U.S. Senate. It was created in 1976.[1]

Leadership

114th Congress

The committee chairman in the 114th Congress is Richard Burr (R).

113th Congress

Dianne Feinstein (D) retained her role as committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2]

112th Congress

The committee chairman in the 112th Congress was Dianne Feinstein (D).

Membership

2015-2016 (114th Congress)

Committee on Intelligence (Select) Members, 2015-2016
Democratic members (7)Republican members (8)
Dianne Feinstein (California) Ranking MemberRichard Burr (North Carolina) Chairman
Ron Wyden (Oregon) James Risch (Idaho)
Barbara A. Mikulski (Maryland) Dan Coats (Indiana)
Mark Warner (Virginia) Marco Rubio (Florida)
Martin Heinrich (New Mexico) Susan Collins (Maine)
Angus King (Maine) Roy Blunt (Missouri)
Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) James Lankford (Oklahoma)
Tom Cotton (Arkansas)
Angus King is an Independent but caucuses with Democrats, hence he has been counted in that column.

2013-2014 (113th Congress)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)

Committee legislation

The below chart from Find The Best tracks the legislation coming out of each committee.


Source: This graphic was generated by Find The Best.

Jurisdiction

According to the official Senate website, the jurisdiction of the Select Intelligence Committee includes the following:

  1. Make continuing studies of the intelligence activities and programs of the United States Government.
  2. To submit to the Senate appropriate proposals for legislation and report to the Senate concerning such intelligence activities and programs.
  3. To “provide vigilant legislative oversight over the intelligence activities of the United States to assure that such activities are in conformity with the Constitution and laws of the United States.

Contact

211 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510


Phone: 202-224-1700

See also

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