In 2004, at the suggestion of the 9/11 Commission the Civil Liberties Oversight Board was created. It has never been funded, nor has it hired any staff. It has taken a year for its members to receive nominations and confirmation. President Bush has guaranteed the board will not be able to accomplish its stated goals. He failed to include funding for it in the most recent budget.
According to Newsweek the Office of Management and Budget doesn't seem to know what's going on, but assured the board would be completely funded.
Trust me, it gets better...read on