Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004
Definition/Scope: The Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA) was an Act of Congress introduced by U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins of Maine. The Senate approved the bill 89-2, and President George W. Bush signed the Act on December 17, 2004, making it law. The Act is divided into eight Titles, as follows: Reform of the intelligence community; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Security clearances; Transportation security; Border protection, immigration, and visa matters; Terrorism prevention; Implementation of 9/11 Commission recommendations; Other matters. This act established both the position of Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Used For:Protection WFF
Broader Terms:9/11 Commission
Related Terms:Central Intelligence Agency