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50 USC 1871 - Semiannual report of the Attorney General

(a) Report 
On a semiannual basis, the Attorney General shall submit to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives, the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate, and the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Senate, in a manner consistent with the protection of the national security, a report setting forth with respect to the preceding 6-month period
(1) the aggregate number of persons targeted for orders issued under this chapter, including a breakdown of those targeted for
(A) electronic surveillance under section 1805 of this title;
(B) physical searches under section 1824 of this title;
(C) pen registers under section 1842 of this title; and
(D) access to records under section 1861 of this title;
(2) the number of individuals covered by an order issued pursuant to section 1801 (b)(1)(C) of this title;
(3) the number of times that the Attorney General has authorized that information obtained under this chapter may be used in a criminal proceeding or any information derived therefrom may be used in a criminal proceeding;
(4) a summary of significant legal interpretations of this chapter involving matters before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court or the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, including interpretations presented in applications or pleadings filed with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court or the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review by the Department of Justice; and
(5) copies of all decisions (not including orders) or opinions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court or Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review that include significant construction or interpretation of the provisions of this chapter.
(b) Frequency 
The first report under this section shall be submitted not later than 6 months after December 17, 2004. Subsequent reports under this section shall be submitted semi-annually thereafter.