DOD Appropriations Eliminates Funding for TIA

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 26, 2003

From the House Conference Report (108-283), on H.R. 2658 (263 pages, pdf):

  • Sec. 8131. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be obligated for the Terrorism Information Awareness Program: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to the program hereby authorized for Processing, analysis, and collaboration tools for counterterrorism foreign intelligence, as described in the Classified Annex accompanying the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004, for which funds are expressly provided in the National Foreign Intelligence Program for counterterrorism foreign intelligence purposes.
    (b) None of the funds provided for Processing, analysis, and collaboration tools for counterterrorism foreign intelligence shall be available for deployment or
    implementation except for:
    (1) lawful military operations of the United States conducted outside the United States; or
    (2) lawful foreign intelligence activities conducted wholly overseas, or wholly against non-United States citizens.
    (c) In this section, the term “Terrorism Information Awareness Program” means the program known either as Terrorism Information Awareness or Total Information Awareness, or any successor program, funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or any other Department or element of the Federal Government, including the individual components of such Program developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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