Witnesses Named For Surveillance Act HearingPanel Will Talk about Bill Introduced by Sen. Al Franken 11/06/2013 5:15 PM Eastern
The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy has set its witness list for a Nov. 13 hearing on The Surveillance Transparency Act, which was introduced by Subcommittee chairman Al Franken (D-Minn.).
The Act would boost reporting of programs under the PATRIOT Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Franken and Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) reintroduced the bill last week.
Set to testify are Heller, Robert Litt, general counsel, office of the Director of National Intelligence; Brad Wiegmann, Deputy Assistant attorney general, National Security Division, Department of Justice; Richard Salgado, director, law enforcement and information security matters, Google; and Kevin Bankston, director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy and Technology.