H.R.2545 - CIA Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.2545 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (05/21/2009)
Classified Information Accountability Act of 2009 or CIA Act - Provides a civil penalty of up to $10,000 against a member of the intelligence community who, as part of a communication to a U.S. Senator or Representative that involves classified material: (1) falsifies, conceals, or covers up a material fact; (2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or misrepresentation; or (3) makes or uses any false writing or document known to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry. Prohibits any federal department or agency from indemnifying a person from such liability.
Authorizes the Senator or Representative concerned to bring a civil action for such a violation. Requires the court involved to review the classified information in camera.