IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED
OCTOBER 24, 2001
To deter and punish
terrorist acts in the United States and around the world to enhance law
enforcement investigatory tools, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate
and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
SHORT 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 2001’.
(b) TABLE OF
CONTENTS-The table of
contents for the Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title and
table of contents
Sec. 2. Construction;
TITLE 1-ENHANCING DOMESTIC
SECURITY AGAINST TERRORISM
Sec. 101. Counterterrorism
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
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
TITLE II- ENHANCED
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 communications.
Sec. 205. Employment of
translators by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sec. 206. Roving
surveillance authority under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of
Sec. 207. Duration of FISA
surveillance of non-United States persons who are agents of a foreign
Sec. 208. Designation of
Sec. 209. Seizure of
voice-mail messages pursuant to warrants.
Sec. 210. Scope of
subpoenas for records of electronic communications.
Sec. 211. Clarification of
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.
Sec. 217. Interception of
computer trespasser communications.
Sec. 218. Foreign
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.
TITLE III- INTERNATIONAL
MONEY LAUNDERING ABATEMENT AND
ANTI-TERRORIST FINANCING ACT OF 2001.
Sec. 301. Short title.
Sec. 302. Findings and
Sec. 303. 4-year
congressional review; expedited consideration.
Counter Money Laundering and Related Measures
Sec. 311. Special measures
for jurisdictions, financial institutions, or international transactions of
primary money laundering concern.
Sec. 312. Special due
diligence for correspondent accounts and private banking accounts.
Sec. 313. Prohibition of
United States correspondent accounts and private banking accounts.
Sec. 314. Cooperative
efforts to deter money laundering.
Sec. 315. Inclusion of
foreign corruption offenses as money laundering crimes.
Sec. 316. Anti-terrorist
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
Sec. 321. Financial
institutions specified in subchapter II of chapter 53 or title 31, United
Sec. 322. Corporation
represented by a fugitive.
Sec. 323. Enforcement of
Sec. 324. Report and
Sec. 325. Concentration
accounts of financial institutions.
Sec. 326. Verification of
Sec. 327. Consideration of
anti-money laundering record.
Sec. 328. International
cooperation on identification of originators of wire transfers.
Sec. 329. Criminal
Sec. 330. International
cooperation in investigations of money laundering, financial crimes, and the
finances of terrorist groups.
Subtitle B- Bank Secrecy
Act Amendments and Related Improvements
Sec. 351. Amendments
relating to reporting of suspicious activities.
Sec. 352. Anti-money
Sec. 353. Penalties for
violations of geographic targeting orders and certain record keeping
requirements, and lengthening effective period of geographic targeting
Sec. 354. Anti-money
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
Sec. 357. Special report
on administration of bank secrecy provisions.
Sec. 358. Bank secrecy
provisions and activities of United States intelligence agencies to fight
Sec. 359. Reporting of
suspicious activities by underground banking systems.
Sec. 360. Use of authority
of United States Executive Directors.
Sec. 361. Financial crimes
Sec. 362. Establishment of
highly secure network.
Sec. 363. Increase of
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
Sec. 371. Bulk cash
smuggling into or out of the United States.
Sec. 372. Forfeiture in
currency reporting cases.
Sec. 373. Illegal money
Sec. 374. Counterfeiting
domestic currency and obligations.
Sec. 375. Counterfeiting
foreign currency and obligations.
Sec. 376. Laundering the
proceeds of terrorism.
Sec. 377. Extraterritorial
TITLE IV-PROTECTING THE
Subtitle A-Protecting the
Sec. 401. Ensuring
adequate personnel on the northern border
Sec. 402. Northern border
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 States.
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
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
Sec. 415. Participation of
Office of Homeland Security on Entry-Exit Task Force.
Sec. 416. Foreign student
Sec. 417. Machine readable
Sec. 418. Prevention of
Subtitle C- Preservation
of Immigration Benefits for Victims of Terrorism
Sec. 421. Special
Sec. 422. Extension of
filing of reentry deadlines.
Sec. 423. Humanitarian
relief for certain surviving spouses and children.
Sec. 424. Age-out
protection for children.
Sec. 425. Temporary
Sec. 426. Evidence of
death, disability, or loss of employment.
Sec. 427. No benefits to
terrorists or family members of terrorists.
Sec. 428. Definitions.
TITLE V- REMOVING OBSTACLES
TO INVESTIGATING TERRORISM
Sec. 501. Attorney
General’s authority to pay rewards to combat terrorism.
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
Sec. 508. Disclosure of
information from NCES surveys.
TITLE VI- PROVIDING FOR
VICTIMS OF TERRORISM, PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS, 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
Sec. 613. Public safety
officers benefit program payment increase.
Sec. 614. Office of
Subtitle B- Amendments to
the Victims of Crime Act of 1984
Sec. 621. Crime victims
Sec. 622. Crime victim
Sec. 623. Crime victim
Sec. 624. Victims of
INFORMATION SHARING FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION
Sec. 711. Expansion of
regional information sharing system to facilitate Federal-State-local law
enforcement response related to terrorist attacks.
THE CRIMINAL LAWS AGAINST TERRORISM
Sec. 801. Terrorist
attacks and other acts of violence against mass transportation systems.
Sec. 802. Definition of
Sec. 803. Prohibition
against harboring terrorists.
Sec. 804. Jurisdiction
over crimes committed at U.S. facilities abroad.
Sec. 805. Material support
Sec. 806. Assets of
Sec. 807. Technical
clarification relating to provision of material support for 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
Sec. 812. Post-release
supervision of terrorists.
Sec. 813. Inclusion of
acts of terrorism as racketeering activity.
Sec. 814. Deterrence and
prevention of cyber terrorism.
Sec. 815. Additional
defense to civil actions relating to preserving records in response to
Sec. 816. Development and
support of cyber security forensic capabilities.
Sec. 817. Expansion of
biological weapons statutes.
TITLE IX- IMPROVED
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
Sec. 905. Disclosure to
Director of Central Intelligence of foreign intelligence-related information
with respect to criminal investigations.
Sec. 906. Foreign
terrorist asset tracking center.
Sec. 907. National Virtual
Sec. 908. Training of
government officials regarding identification and use of foreign
TITLE X- MISCELLANEOUS
Sec. 1001. Review of the
Department of Justice.
Sec. 1002. Sense of
Sec. 1003. Definition of
Sec. 1004. Venue in money
Sec. 1005. First
responders assistance act.
Sec. 1006. Inadmissibility
of aliens engaged in money laundering.
Sec. 1007. Authorization
of funds for deal police training in south and central Asia.
Sec. 1008. Feasibility
study on use of biometric identifier scanning system with access to the FBI
integrated automated fingerprint identification system at overseas consular
posts and points of entry to the United States.
Sec. 1009. Study of
Sec. 1010. Temporary
authority to contract with local and State governments for performance of
security functions at the United States military installations.
Sec. 1011. Crimes against
Sec. 1012. Limitation on
issuance of hazmat licenses.
Sec. 1013. Expressing the
sense of the senate concerning the provision of funding for bioterrorism
preparedness and response.
Sec. 1014. Grant program
for State and local domestic preparedness support.
Sec. 1015. Expansion and
reauthorization of the crime identification technology act for antiterrorism
grants to States and localities.
Sec. 1016. Critical