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Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review Proposed Rules

With the passage of the USA Freedom Act, 50 U.S.C. §§ 1801-1885 (2015), the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review (“FISCR”) is replacing and updating its 1980 Rules of Procedure. By posting a draft of these proposed rules, the court is providing the public with notice and the opportunity to submit comments as to these procedures regulating practice before the FISCR. Any comments concerning the proposed rules should be sent to The comment period will close on February 1, 2016, after which the FISCR will consider any comments received, make revisions as it deems appropriate, and then transmit the final Rules of Procedure as directed by 50 U.S.C. § 1803(g).