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S. 1769 (rs) To continue the reporting requirements of section 2519 of title 18, United States Code, beyond December 21, 1999, and for other purposes. [Reported in Senate] ...
106th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 1769 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES November 8, 1999 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To continue the reporting requirements of section 2519 of title 18, United States Code, beyond December 21, 1999, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Continued Reporting of Intercepted Wire, Oral, and Electronic Communications Act''. SEC. 2. FINDINGS. Congress makes the following findings: (1) Section 2519(3) of title 18, United States Code, requires the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to transmit to Congress a full and complete annual report concerning the number of applications for orders authorizing or approving the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. This report is required to include information specified in section 2519(3). (2) The Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 provides for the termination of certain laws requiring submittal to Congress of annual, semiannual, and regular periodic reports as of December 21, 1999, 4 years from the effective date of that Act. (3) Due to the Federal Reports Elimination Act and Sunset Act of 1995, the Administrative Office of United States Courts is not required to submit the annual report described in section 2519(3) of title 18, United States Code, as of December 21, 1999. SEC. 3. CONTINUED REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (a) Continued Reporting Requirements.--Section 2519 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``(4) The reports required to be filed by subsection (3) are exempted from the termination provisions of section 3003(a) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 (Public Law 104- 66).''. (b) Exemption.--Section 3003(d) of the Federal Reports Elimination and Sunset Act of 1995 (Public Law 104-66) is amended-- (1) in paragraph (31), by striking ``or'' at the end; (2) in paragraph (32), by striking the period and inserting ``; or''; and (3) by adding at the end the following: ``(33) section 2519(3) of title 18, United States Code.''. SEC. 4. ENCRYPTION REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (a) Section 2519(2)(b) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking ``and (iv)'' and inserting ``(iv) the number of orders in which encryption was encountered and whether such encryption prevented law enforcement from obtaining the plain text of communications intercepted pursuant to such order, and (v)''. (b) The encryption reporting requirement in subsection (a) shall be effective for the report transmitted by the Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts for calendar year 2000 and in subsequent reports. SEC. 5. REPORTS CONCERNING PEN REGISTERS AND TRAP AND TRACE DEVICES. Section 3126 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the period and inserting ``, which report shall include information concerning-- ``(1) the period of interceptions authorized by the order, and the number and duration of any extensions of the order; ``(2) the offense specified in the order or application, or extension of an order; ``(3) the number of investigations involved; ``(4) the number and nature of the facilities affected; and ``(5) the identity, including district, of the applying investigative or law enforcement agency making the application and the person authorizing the order.''. Passed the Senate November 5, 1999. Attest: GARY SISCO, Secretary.
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