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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
      House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
    IntroducedJuly 18th, 2013

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Title

Government Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013

Official Title

To allow entities required to comply with orders or directives under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to publicly report every 90 days certain aggregate information related to the compliance with such orders or directives.

Summary

Government Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013 - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to authorize an entity that is required to comply with an order or directive issued by a FISA court under such Act to make publicly available every 90 days with respect to the preceding 90-day period: (1) the aggregate number of orders or directives with which such entity was required to comply; (2) a general description of the types of assistance, information, or tangible things such entity was required to provide pursuant to such orders or directives; (3) the aggregate number of each type of assistance, information, or tangible things such entity was required to provide pursuant to such orders or directives; and (4) the aggregate number of user accounts with respect to which such entity was required to provide assistance, information, or tangible things pursuant to such orders or directives.

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