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United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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The United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI), also known as the House Intelligence Committee, is a committee of the United States House of Representatives, currently chaired by Mike Turner. It is the primary committee in the U.S. House of Representatives charged with the oversight of the United States Intelligence Community, though it does share some jurisdiction with other committees in the House, including the Armed Services Committee for some matters dealing with the Department of Defense and the various branches of the U.S. military.

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United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Permanent select committee
United States House of Representatives
118th Congress
Seal of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
FormedJuly 14, 1977
Formerly known asSelect Committee on Intelligence
ChairMike Turner (R)
Since January 9, 2023
Ranking memberJim Himes (D)
Since February 1, 2023
Political partiesMajority (14)
  •   Republican (14)
Minority (11)
Purposeto "oversee and make continuing studies of the intelligence activities and programs of the United States Government"
Oversight authorityUnited States Intelligence Community
Senate counterpartUnited States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Strategic Technologies and Advanced Research (STAR) Subcommittee
  • Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation (C3)
  • Intelligence Modernization and Readiness (INMAR)
  • Defense Intelligence and Warfighter Support (DIWS)

    The committee was preceded by the Select Committee on Intelligence between 1975 and 1977. House Resolution 658 established the permanent select committee, which gave it status equal to a standing committee on July 14, 1977.[1]