This report, along with its classified annex, fulfills the requirement for an annual report as stated in the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997, Sections 109(a) and 105(d) of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended.
(1) Not later than January 31 each year, the President shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a report on the requirements of the United States for intelligence and the activities of the Intelligence Community.
(2) The purpose of the report is to facilitate an assessment of the activities of the Intelligence Community during the preceding fiscal year and to assist in the development of a mission and a budget for the Intelligence Community for the fiscal year beginning in the year in which the report is submitted.
(3) The report shall be submitted in unclassified form but may include a classified annex.
The DCI, in consultation with SecDef and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, shall submit each year to the Committee of Foreign Intelligence of the National Security Council and to the appropriate congressional committees an evaluation of the performances and the responsiveness of the NSA, NRO, and NIMA in meeting their national missions.