Text: H.R.3103 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/16/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3103


To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to modify the reporting requirements for decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 16, 2013

Mr. Thompson of California (for himself, Mr. LoBiondo, Mr. Gutiérrez, and Mr. Forbes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to modify the reporting requirements for decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Intelligence Oversight and Accountability Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Reporting requirements for decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Section 601(c)(1) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1871(c)) is amended to read as follows:

“(1) not later than 45 days after the date on which the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court or the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review issues a decision, order, or opinion that includes a denial of a request for an order or a modification of a request for an order, or results in a change of application of any provision of this Act or a new application of any provision of this Act—

“(A) a copy of such decision, order, or opinion and any pleadings, applications, or memoranda of law associated with such decision, order, or opinion; and

“(B) with respect to such decision, order, or opinion, a brief statement of the relevant background factual information, questions of law, legal analysis, and decision rendered; and”.