Title 6: Domestic Security
CHAPTER X: PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES OVERSIGHT BOARD
PART 1000: DISCLOSURE OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION
: Freedom of Information Act
1000.3 - Authority and functions of Board.
The Board advises the President and other senior Executive Branch officials to ensure that concerns with respect to privacy and civil liberties are appropriately considered in the implementation of all laws, regulations, and Executive Branch policies related to efforts to protect the Nation against terrorism. This includes advising on whether adequate guidelines, supervision, and oversight exist to protect these important legal rights of all Americans. The Board was established by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Pub. L. No. 108-458).