Section 803


Section 803 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007, 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000ee-1, requires privacy and civil liberties officers from various federal departments, bureaus and agencies to regularly issue reports to both Congress and the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. At a minimum, the reports detail the following:

  • information on the number and types of reviews undertaken;
  • the type of advice provided and the response given to such advice;
  • the number and nature of the complaints received by the department, agency, or element concerned for alleged violations; and
  • a summary of the disposition of such complaints, the reviews and inquiries conducted, and the impact of the activities of such officer.

Please see the following copies of and links to Section 803 reports provided to the PCLOB in accordance with the statute.


Central Intelligence Agency

A full listing of CIA reports can be found on their official website:

CIA Section 803 Reports

Department of Defense

2023

DOD, 803 Report FY2023


2022

DOD, 803 Report FY2022 First Half.pdf


2021

DOD, 803 Report FY2021 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2021 Second Half.pdf


2020

DOD, 803 Report FY2020 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

DOD, 803 Report FY2019 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

DOD, 803 Report FY2018 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

DOD, 803 Report FY2017 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

DOD, 803 Report FY2016 First Half.pdf

DOD, 803 Report FY2016 Second Half.pdf

Department of Health and Human Services

2019

HHS, 803 Report CY2019 First Half.pdf

Department of Homeland Security

2022

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2022 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2022 Second Half.pdf


2021

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2021 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2021 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2021 First Half.pdf


2020

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2020 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2020 First Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2019 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2019 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2019 First Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2018 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2018 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2018 First Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2017 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2017 First Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2016 First Half.pdf

DHS CRCL, 803 Report FY2016 Second Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2016 First Half.pdf

DHS PRIV, 803 Report FY2016 Second Half.pdf

Department of Justice

2021

DOJ, 803 Report FY2021 First Half.pdf


2020

DOJ, 803 Report FY2020 First Half.pdf

DOJ, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

DOJ, 803 Report FY2019 First Half.pdf

DOJ, 803 Report FY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

DOJ, 803 Report FY2018 First Half.pdf

DOJ, 803 Report FY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

DOJ, 803 Report FY2017 First Half.pdf

DOJ, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

DOJ, 803 Report FY2016 First Half.pdf

DOJ, 803 Report FY2016 Second Half.pdf

Department of State

2021

State, 803 Report CY2021 First Half.pdf

State, 803 Report CY2021 Second Half.pdf


2020

State, 803 Report CY2020 First Half.pdf

State, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

State, 803 Report CY2019 First Half.pdf

State,803 Report CY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

State, 803 Report CY2018 First Half.pdf

State, 803 Report CY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

State, 803 Report CY2017 First Half.pdf

State, 803 Report CY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

State, 803 Report CY2016 First Half.pdf

State, 803 Report CY2016 Second Half.pdf


2015

State, 803 Report CY2015 Second Half.pdf

Department of the Treasury

2023

FY2023 First Semiannual Section 803 Report.pdf


2022

Treasury, 803 Report FY2022 First Half.pdf

Treasury, 803 Report FY2022 First Half Transmittal Letter.pdf


2021

Treasury, 803 Report FY2021 Second Half.pdf


2020

Treasury, 803 Report FY2020 First Half.pdf

Treasury, 803 Report FY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

Treasury, 803 Report FY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

Treasury, 803 Report FY2018 First Half.pdf

Treasury, 803 Report FY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

Treasury, 803 Report FY2017 First Half.pdf

Treasury, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

Treasury, 803 Report FY2016 First Half.pdf

Treasury, 803 Report FY2016 Second Half.pdf

Federal Bureau of Investigation

A full listing of FBI reports can be found on their official website:

Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties | Reports (justice.gov)

National Security Agency

The reports found below are the same that are posted on the NSA unclassified website.


2021

NSA, 803 Report CY2021 First Half.PDF

NSA, 803 Report CY2021 Second Half.PDF


2020

NSA, 803 Report CY2020 First Half.pdf

NSA, 803 Report CY2020 Second Half.pdf


2019

NSA, 803 Report CY2019 First Half.pdf

NSA, 803 Report CY2019 Second Half.pdf


2018

NSA, 803 Report CY2018 First Half.pdf

NSA, 803 Report CY2018 Second Half.pdf

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

2021

ODNI, 803 Report Jan. 2019 - June 2021.pdf

ODNI, 803 Report CY2021 Second Half.pdf


2020

ODNI, 803 Report Jan. 2019 - June 2021.pdf


2019

ODNI, 803 Report Jan. 2019 - June 2021.pdf


2018

ODNI, 803 Report CY2018 First Half.pdf

ODNI, 803 Report CY2018 Second Half.pdf


2017

ODNI, 803 Report CY2017 First Half.pdf

ODNI, 803 Report FY2017 Second Half.pdf


2016

ODNI, 803 Report Consolidated July 2015-Dec 2016.pdf