ECHELON
The NSA is Out-Of-Control.
NSA even refused a request of the Select Committee on Intelligence for "POLICY" information.
HR 1555 calls the NSA on the mat.


The following is an extract of Section 309 of H.R. 1555.  The full bill can be found at:
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c106:H.R.1555.ENR:


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H.R.1555

Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Enrolled Bill (Sent to President))

SEC. 309. REPORT ON LEGAL STANDARDS APPLIED FOR ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE.

    (a) REPORT- Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of Central Intelligence, the Director of the National Security Agency, and the Attorney General shall jointly prepare, and the Director of the National Security Agency shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees, a report in classified and unclassified form providing a detailed analysis of the legal standards employed by elements of the intelligence community in conducting signals intelligence activities, including electronic surveillance.

    (b) MATTERS SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED- The report shall specifically include a statement of each of the following legal standards:

      (1) The legal standards for interception of communications when such interception may result in the acquisition of information from a communication to or from United States persons.

      (2) The legal standards for intentional targeting of the communications to or from United States persons.

      (3) The legal standards for receipt from non-United States sources of information pertaining to communications to or from United States persons.

      (4) The legal standards for dissemination of information acquired through the interception of the communications to or from United States persons.

    (c) DEFINITIONS- As used in this section:

      (1) The term `intelligence community' has the meaning given that term under section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401a(4)).

      (2) The term `United States persons' has the meaning given that term under section 101(i) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1801(i)).

      (3) The term `appropriate congressional committees' means 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.

SEC. 310. REPORT ON EFFECTS OF FOREIGN ESPIONAGE ON THE UNITED STATES.

    Not later than 270 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to Congress a report describing the effects of espionage against the United States, conducted by or on behalf of other nations, on United States trade secrets, patents, and technology development. The report shall also include an analysis of other effects of such espionage on the United States.

SEC. 311. REPORT ON ACTIVITIES OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY IN CHILE.

    (a) IN GENERAL- By not later than 270 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report describing all activities of officers, covert agents, and employees of all elements in the intelligence community with respect to the following events in the Republic of Chile:

      (1) The assassination of President Salvador Allende in September 1973.

      (2) The accession of General Augusto Pinochet to the Presidency of the Republic of Chile.

      (3) Violations of human rights committed by officers or agents of former President Pinochet.

    (b) DEFINITION- In this section, the term `appropriate congressional committees' means the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.

SEC. 312. REPORT ON KOSOVA LIBERATION ARMY.

    (a) REPORT- Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Director of Central Intelligence shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report (in both classified and unclassified form) on the organized resistance in Kosovo known as the Kosova Liberation Army. The report shall include the following:


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