(a)A person who is privy to grand jury information—
(1)received in the course of duty as an attorney for the government; or
(2)disclosed under rule 6(e)(3)(A)(ii) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure;
may disclose that information to an attorney for the government for use in enforcing section 951 of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 or for use in connection with any civil forfeiture provision of Federal law.
(1)Upon motion of an attorney for the government, a court may direct disclosure of matters occurring before a grand jury during an investigation of a banking law violation to identified personnel of a Federal or State financial institution regulatory agency—
(A)for use in relation to any matter within the jurisdiction of such regulatory agency; or
(B)to assist an attorney for the government to whom matters have been disclosed under subsection (a).
(2)A court may issue an order under paragraph (1) at any time during or after the completion of the investigation of the grand jury, upon a finding of a substantial need.
(c)A person to whom matter has been disclosed under this section shall not use such matter other than for the purpose for which such disclosure was authorized.
(d)As used in this section—
(1)the term “banking law violation” means a violation of, or a conspiracy to violate—
Section 951 of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, referred to in subsec. (a), is classified to section
1833a of Title
12, Banks and Banking.
The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, referred to in subsecs. (a)(2) and (d)(2), are set out in the Appendix to this title.
A prior section
3322, act June 25, 1948, ch. 645, 62 Stat. 829, related to the summoning of and number of grand jurors, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 101–73, § 964(a). See Rule 6(a) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, set out in the Appendix to this title.
2002—Subsec. (d)(1)(A). Pub. L. 107–273, § 11002(1), substituted “1344, 1956, or 1957;” for “or 1344; or”.
2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–185struck out “concerning a banking law violation” after “grand jury information” in introductory provisions and substituted “any civil forfeiture provision of Federal law” for “civil forfeiture under section
981 of title
18, United States Code, of property described in section 981(a)(1)(C) of such title” in concluding provisions.
1999—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 106–102, § 740(1), inserted “Federal or State” before “financial institution” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 106–102, § 740(2), inserted “at any time during or after the completion of the investigation of the grand jury,” after “paragraph (1)”.
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 106–185applicable to any forfeiture proceeding commenced on or after the date that is 120 days after Apr. 25, 2000, see section 21 ofPub. L. 106–185, set out as a note under section
1324 of Title
8, Aliens and Nationality.
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