113th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3882 To require the Comptroller General to produce annual reports on programs under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 15, 2014 Mr. Carney 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 require the Comptroller General to produce annual reports on programs under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. 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 ``National Security Agency Accountability Act''. SEC. 2. ANNUAL REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL ON PROGRAMS UNDER THE FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE ACT OF 1978. (a) Report.--Title VI of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1871 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: ``SEC. 602. ANNUAL REPORT BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL. ``(a) Report.--The Comptroller General of the United States shall annually submit to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate a report on the effectiveness of the programs and activities carried out under this Act. ``(b) Contents.--Each report under subsection (a) shall include-- ``(1) an analysis of the restrictions placed on access to information obtained under this Act; ``(2) the number of incidents of non-compliance with this Act or any rule, regulation, policy, or procedure to carry out this Act; ``(3) a description of actions taken in response to incidents of non-compliance described in paragraph (2); ``(4) a description of the minimization procedures used to carry out each provision of this Act; ``(5) a description of how such minimization procedures are verified to be in use and effective; ``(6) the number of applications made under each appropriate provision of this Act, the number of such applications approved by a court, and the number of times such applications resulted in an oral argument before the court; ``(7) the number of times employees of or contractors to the National Security Agency search information acquired under this Act; and ``(8) any other information the Comptroller General considers appropriate. ``(c) Public Disclosure.--At the time of submission of each report required under subsection (a), the Comptroller General shall make publicly available an unclassified summary of such report.''. (b) Table of Contents Amendment.--The table of contents in the first section of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 601 the following new item: ``Sec. 602. Annual report by the Comptroller General.''.