BILL OF RIGHTS
Housed at the National Archives, the amendments ratified December 15, 1791, form what is known as the "Bill of Rights."
Download Public Law 110-53, "Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007" Outline: Download Section 803 of Public Law 110-53, "Implementing Recommendations of the 9-11 Commissions Act of 2007"
9/11 Commission Recommendations, Public Law 110-53, "Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007":
- Civil liberties are fundamental rights and freedoms protected by the Constitution of the United States.
- Protect the privacy and civil liberties of DoD employees, members of the Military Services, and the public to the greatest extent possible, consistent with its operational requirements.
- Consider appropriately privacy and civil liberties in the review, development, and implementation of new or existing laws, regulations, policies, and initiatives.
- Not maintain information on how an individual exercises rights protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, including the freedoms of speech, assembly, press, and religion, except when:
- Specifically authorized by statute;
- Expressly authorized by the individual, group of individuals, or association on whom the record is maintained; or
- The record is pertinent to and within the scope of an authorized law enforcement, intelligence collection, or counterintelligence activity.