S. 3276 (112th): FAA Sunsets Extension Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jun 07, 2012 (Reported by Senate Committee).

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Calendar No. 463

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3276

[Report No. 112–174]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 7, 2012

, from the Select Committee on Intelligence, reported the following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the calendar

June 29, 2012

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary pursuant to section 3(b) of S. Res. 400 of the 94th Congress, as amended by S. Res. 445 of the 108th Congress

July 19, 2012

Reported by , with an amendment

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To extend certain amendments made by the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the FAA Sunsets Extension Act of 2012.

2.

Extension of FISA Amendments Act of 2008 sunset

(a)

Extension

Section 403(b)(1) of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-261; 50 U.S.C. 1881 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2017.

(b)

Technical and conforming amendments

Section 403(b)(2) of such Act (Public Law 110-261; 122 Stat. 2474) is amended by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2017.

(c)

Orders in effect

Section 404(b)(1) of such Act (Public Law 110-261; 50 U.S.C. 1801 note) is amended in the heading by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2017.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the FAA Sunsets Extension Act of 2012.

2.

Extension of FISA Amendments Act of 2008 sunset

(a)

Extension

Section 403(b)(1) of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-261; 50 U.S.C. 1881 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2015.

(b)

Technical and conforming amendments

Section 403(b)(2) of such Act (Public Law 110-261; 122 Stat. 2474) is amended by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2015.

(c)

Orders in effect

Section 404(b)(1) of such Act (Public Law 110-261; 50 U.S.C. 1801 note) is amended in the heading by striking December 31, 2012 and inserting June 1, 2015.

3.

Inspector General reviews

(a)

Agency assessments

Section 702(l)(2) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881a(l)(2)) is amended—

(1)

in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking authorized to acquire foreign intelligence information under subsection (a) and inserting with targeting or minimization procedures approved under this section;

(2)

in subparagraph (C), by inserting United States persons or after later determined to be; and

(3)

in subparagraph (D)—

(A)

in the matter preceding clause (i), by striking such review and inserting review conducted under this paragraph;

(B)

in clause (ii), by striking and at the end;

(C)

by redesignating clause (iii) as clause (iv); and

(D)

by inserting after clause (ii), the following:

(iii)

the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community; and

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(b)

Inspector General of the Intelligence Community review

Section 702(l) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881a(l)) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4); and

(2)

by inserting after paragraph (2) the following:

(3)

Inspector General of the Intelligence Community review

(A)

In general

The Inspector General of the Intelligence Community is authorized to review the acquisition, use, and dissemination of information acquired under subsection (a) in order to review compliance with the targeting and minimization procedures adopted in accordance with subsections (d) and (e) and the guidelines adopted in accordance with subsection (f), and in order to conduct the review required under subparagraph (B).

(B)

Mandatory review

The Inspector General of the Intelligence Community shall review the procedures and guidelines developed by the intelligence community to implement this section, with respect to the protection of the privacy rights of United States persons, including—

(i)

an evaluation of the limitations outlined in subsection (b), the procedures approved in accordance with subsections (d) and (e), and the guidelines adopted in accordance with subsection (f), with respect to the protection of the privacy rights of United States persons; and

(ii)

an evaluation of the circumstances under which the contents of communications acquired under subsection (a) may be searched in order to review the communications of particular United States persons.

(C)

Consideration of other reviews and assessments

In conducting a review under subparagraph (B), the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community should take into consideration, to the extent relevant and appropriate, any reviews or assessments that have been completed or are being undertaken under this section.

(D)

Report

Not later than December 31, 2014, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community shall submit a report regarding the reviews conducted under this paragraph to—

(i)

the Attorney General;

(ii)

the Director of National Intelligence; and

(iii)

consistent with the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Standing Rules of the Senate, and Senate Resolution 400 of the 94th Congress or any successor Senate resolution—

(I)

the congressional intelligence committees; and

(II)

the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

(E)

Public reporting of findings and conclusions

In a manner consistent with the protection of the national security of the United States, and in unclassified form, the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community shall make publicly available a summary of the findings and conclusions of the review conducted under subparagraph (B).

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4.

Annual reviews

Section 702(l)(4)(A) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881a(l)(4)(A)), as redesignated by section 3(b)(1), is amended—

(1)

in the matter preceding clause (i)—

(A)

in the first sentence—

(i)

by striking conducting an acquisition authorized under subsection (a) and inserting with targeting or minimization procedures approved under this section; and

(ii)

by striking the acquisition and inserting acquisitions under subsection (a); and

(B)

in the second sentence, by striking The annual review and inserting As applicable, the annual review; and

(2)

in clause (iii), by inserting United States persons or after later determined to be.

July 19, 2012

Reported with an amendment