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Public Law 107-56
107th Congress

                                 An Act

 To deter and punish terrorist acts in the United States and around the 
  world, to enhance law enforcement investigatory tools, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 26, 2001 -  [H.R. 3162]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America <<NOTE: Uniting and Strengthening America by 
Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism 
(USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001.>> in Congress assembled,


    (a) Short <<NOTE: 18 USC 1 note.>> Title.--This Act may be cited as 
the ``Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools 
Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 

    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as 

Sec. 1. Short title and table of contents.
Sec. 2. Construction; severability.


Sec. 101. Counterterrorism fund.
Sec. 102. Sense of Congress condemning discrimination against Arab and 
           Muslim Americans.
Sec. 103. Increased funding for the technical support center at the 
           Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sec. 104. Requests for military assistance to enforce prohibition in 
           certain emergencies.
Sec. 105. Expansion of National Electronic Crime Task Force Initiative.
Sec. 106. Presidential authority.


Sec. 201. Authority to intercept wire, oral, and electronic 
           communications relating to terrorism.
Sec. 202. Authority to intercept wire, oral, and electronic 
           communications relating to computer fraud and abuse offenses.
Sec. 203. Authority to share criminal investigative information.
Sec. 204. Clarification of intelligence exceptions from limitations on 
           interception and disclosure of wire, oral, and electronic 
Sec. 205. Employment of translators by the Federal Bureau of 
Sec. 206. Roving surveillance authority under the Foreign Intelligence 
           Surveillance Act of 1978.
Sec. 207. Duration of FISA surveillance of non-United States persons who 
           are agents of a foreign power.
Sec. 208. Designation of judges.
Sec. 209. Seizure of voice-mail messages pursuant to warrants.
Sec. 210. Scope of subpoenas for records of electronic communications.
Sec. 211. Clarification of scope.
Sec. 212. Emergency disclosure of electronic communications to protect 
           life and limb.
Sec. 213. Authority for delaying notice of the execution of a warrant.
Sec. 214. Pen register and trap and trace authority under FISA.
Sec. 215. Access to records and other items under the Foreign 
           Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Sec. 216. Modification of authorities relating to use of pen registers 
           and trap and trace devices.

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Sec. 217. Interception of computer trespasser communications.
Sec. 218. Foreign intelligence information.
Sec. 219. Single-jurisdiction search warrants for terrorism.
Sec. 220. Nationwide service of search warrants for electronic evidence.
Sec. 221. Trade sanctions.
Sec. 222. Assistance to law enforcement agencies.
Sec. 223. Civil liability for certain unauthorized disclosures.
Sec. 224. Sunset.
Sec. 225. Immunity for compliance with FISA wiretap.

                          FINANCING ACT OF 2001

Sec. 301. Short title.
Sec. 302. Findings and purposes.
Sec. 303. 4-year congressional review; expedited consideration.

 Subtitle A--International Counter Money Laundering and Related Measures

Sec. 311. Special measures for jurisdictions, financial institutions, or 
           international transactions of primary money laundering 
Sec. 312. Special due diligence for correspondent accounts and private 
           banking accounts.
Sec. 313. Prohibition on United States correspondent accounts with 
           foreign shell banks.
Sec. 314. Cooperative efforts to deter money laundering.
Sec. 315. Inclusion of foreign corruption offenses as money laundering 
Sec. 316. Anti-terrorist forfeiture protection.
Sec. 317. Long-arm jurisdiction over foreign money launderers.
Sec. 318. Laundering money through a foreign bank.
Sec. 319. Forfeiture of funds in United States interbank accounts.
Sec. 320. Proceeds of foreign crimes.
Sec. 321. Financial institutions specified in subchapter II of chapter 
           53 of title 31, United States code.
Sec. 322. Corporation represented by a fugitive.
Sec. 323. Enforcement of foreign judgments.
Sec. 324. Report and recommendation.
Sec. 325. Concentration accounts at financial institutions.
Sec. 326. Verification of identification.
Sec. 327. Consideration of anti-money laundering record.
Sec. 328. International cooperation on identification of originators of 
           wire transfers.
Sec. 329. Criminal penalties.
Sec. 330. International cooperation in investigations of money 
           laundering, financial crimes, and the finances of terrorist 

    Subtitle B--Bank Secrecy Act Amendments and Related Improvements

Sec. 351. Amendments relating to reporting of suspicious activities.
Sec. 352. Anti-money laundering programs.
Sec. 353. Penalties for violations of geographic targeting orders and 
           certain recordkeeping requirements, and lengthening effective 
           period of geographic targeting orders.
Sec. 354. Anti-money laundering strategy.
Sec. 355. Authorization to include suspicions of illegal activity in 
           written employment references.
Sec. 356. Reporting of suspicious activities by securities brokers and 
           dealers; investment company study.
Sec. 357. Special report on administration of bank secrecy provisions.
Sec. 358. Bank secrecy provisions and activities of United States 
           intelligence agencies to fight international terrorism.
Sec. 359. Reporting of suspicious activities by underground banking 
Sec. 360. Use of authority of United States Executive Directors.
Sec. 361. Financial crimes enforcement network.
Sec. 362. Establishment of highly secure network.
Sec. 363. Increase in civil and criminal penalties for money laundering.
Sec. 364. Uniform protection authority for Federal Reserve facilities.
Sec. 365. Reports relating to coins and currency received in 
           nonfinancial trade or business.
Sec. 366. Efficient use of currency transaction report system.

               Subtitle C--Currency Crimes and Protection

Sec. 371. Bulk cash smuggling into or out of the United States.
Sec. 372. Forfeiture in currency reporting cases.

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Sec. 373. Illegal money transmitting businesses.
Sec. 374. Counterfeiting domestic currency and obligations.
Sec. 375. Counterfeiting foreign currency and obligations.
Sec. 376. Laundering the proceeds of terrorism.
Sec. 377. Extraterritorial jurisdiction.

                     TITLE IV--PROTECTING THE BORDER

               Subtitle A--Protecting the Northern Border

Sec. 401. Ensuring adequate personnel on the northern border.
Sec. 402. Northern border personnel.
Sec. 403. Access by the Department of State and the INS to certain 
           identifying information in the criminal history records of 
           visa applicants and applicants for admission to the United 
Sec. 404. Limited authority to pay overtime.
Sec. 405. Report on the integrated automated fingerprint identification 
           system for ports of entry and overseas consular posts.

               Subtitle B--Enhanced Immigration Provisions

Sec. 411. Definitions relating to terrorism.
Sec. 412. Mandatory detention of suspected terrorists; habeas corpus; 
           judicial review.
Sec. 413. Multilateral cooperation against terrorists.
Sec. 414. Visa integrity and security.
Sec. 415. Participation of Office of Homeland Security on Entry-Exit 
           Task Force.
Sec. 416. Foreign student monitoring program.
Sec. 417. Machine readable passports.
Sec. 418. Prevention of consulate shopping.

    Subtitle C--Preservation of Immigration Benefits for Victims of 

Sec. 421. Special immigrant status.
Sec. 422. Extension of filing or reentry deadlines.
Sec. 423. Humanitarian relief for certain surviving spouses and 
Sec. 424. ``Age-out'' protection for children.
Sec. 425. Temporary administrative relief.
Sec. 426. Evidence of death, disability, or loss of employment.
Sec. 427. No benefits to terrorists or family members of terrorists.
Sec. 428. Definitions.


Sec. 501. Attorney General's authority to pay rewards to combat 
Sec. 502. Secretary of State's authority to pay rewards.
Sec. 503. DNA identification of terrorists and other violent offenders.
Sec. 504. Coordination with law enforcement.
Sec. 505. Miscellaneous national security authorities.
Sec. 506. Extension of Secret Service jurisdiction.
Sec. 507. Disclosure of educational records.
Sec. 508. Disclosure of information from NCES surveys.

                           AND THEIR FAMILIES

          Subtitle A--Aid to Families of Public Safety Officers

Sec. 611. Expedited payment for public safety officers involved in the 
           prevention, investigation, rescue, or recovery efforts 
           related to a terrorist attack.
Sec. 612. Technical correction with respect to expedited payments for 
           heroic public safety officers.
Sec. 613. Public safety officers benefit program payment increase.
Sec. 614. Office of Justice programs.

       Subtitle B--Amendments to the Victims of Crime Act of 1984

Sec. 621. Crime victims fund.
Sec. 622. Crime victim compensation.
Sec. 623. Crime victim assistance.
Sec. 624. Victims of terrorism.


Sec. 701. Expansion of regional information sharing system to facilitate 
           Federal-State-local law enforcement response related to 
           terrorist attacks.

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Sec. 801. Terrorist attacks and other acts of violence against mass 
           transportation systems.
Sec. 802. Definition of domestic terrorism.
Sec. 803. Prohibition against harboring terrorists.
Sec. 804. Jurisdiction over crimes committed at U.S. facilities abroad.
Sec. 805. Material support for terrorism.
Sec. 806. Assets of terrorist organizations.
Sec. 807. Technical clarification relating to provision of material 
           support to terrorism.
Sec. 808. Definition of Federal crime of terrorism.
Sec. 809. No statute of limitation for certain terrorism offenses.
Sec. 810. Alternate maximum penalties for terrorism offenses.
Sec. 811. Penalties for terrorist conspiracies.
Sec. 812. Post-release supervision of terrorists.
Sec. 813. Inclusion of acts of terrorism as racketeering activity.
Sec. 814. Deterrence and prevention of cyberterrorism.
Sec. 815. Additional defense to civil actions relating to preserving 
           records in response to Government requests.
Sec. 816. Development and support of cybersecurity forensic 
Sec. 817. Expansion of the biological weapons statute.


Sec. 901. Responsibilities of Director of Central Intelligence regarding 
           foreign intelligence collected under Foreign Intelligence 
           Surveillance Act of 1978.
Sec. 902. Inclusion of international terrorist activities within scope 
           of foreign intelligence under National Security Act of 1947.
Sec. 903. Sense of Congress on the establishment and maintenance of 
           intelligence relationships to acquire information on 
           terrorists and terrorist organizations.
Sec. 904. Temporary authority to defer submittal to Congress of reports 
           on intelligence and intelligence-related matters.
Sec. 905. Disclosure to Director of Central Intelligence of foreign 
           intelligence-related information with respect to criminal 
Sec. 906. Foreign terrorist asset tracking center.
Sec. 907. National Virtual Translation Center.
Sec. 908. Training of government officials regarding identification and 
           use of foreign intelligence.

                         TITLE X--MISCELLANEOUS

Sec. 1001. Review of the department of justice.

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