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      house Committees
      House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
      House Committee on Armed Services
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      The Constitution and Civil Justice
    IntroducedFebruary 10th, 2009

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Title

Transparency and Accountability in Intelligence Contracting Act of 2009

Official Title

To enhance transparency and accountability within the intelligence community for activities performed under Federal contracts, and for other purposes.

Summary

Transparency and Accountability in Intelligence Contracting Act of 2009 - Prohibits the use of private contractors for the arrest, interrogation, detention, or transportation or transfer of persons under government custody or control. Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to require the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to prepare an annual assessment for such element of the intelligence community (IC) that assesses such element's use of private contractors and private contractor personnel. Requires each assessment to be submitted to the congressional intelligence committees. Directs that each contract, subcontract, or task or delivery order entered into with an IC element shall require the contractor to provide to the IC element contracting officer certain information on the personnel performing contracting activities, including their training, the process used to hire the individuals, and the number of foreign nationals employed. Requires a report from the DNI to Congress describing the personal services activities performed by contractors across the IC, the impact of such contractors on the IC workforce, plans for conversion of contractor employment into government employment, and accountability mechanisms governing the performance of such contractors.

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