ABSTRACT

Semiannual Assessment of Compliance with Procedures and Guidelines Issued Pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Submitted by the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence   [open pdf - 12MB]

From the text: "D) The FISA Amendments Act of2008, Pub. L. No. 110-261, 122 Stat. 2438, now codified at 50 U.S.C. § 1881 a (hereinafter 'FAA'), requires the Attorney General and the Director of National Intelligence to assess compliance with certain procedures and guidelines issued pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978,50 U.S.C. § 1801 et seq. (hereinafter 'FISA'), as amended by the FAA, and to submit such assessments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) and relevant congressional committees at least once every six months. As required by the Act, a team of oversight personnel from the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) have conducted compliance reviews to assess whether the authorities under the Section 702 of FISA have been implemented in accordance with applicable procedures and guidelines, described below. This report sets forth DOJ and ODNI's second joint compliance assessment under Section 702 of FISA, as amended by the FAA, covering the period December 1, 2008, through May 31, 2009 (the 'reporting period')."

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Date:
2009-12
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Public Domain
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/
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pdf
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