42 U.S. Code § 3713d - Annual reports

(a) Report of the Attorney General
Not later than 1 year after October 13, 2008, and annually thereafter, the Attorney General shall submit a report to Congress on actions taken to carry out sections 3713a to 3713d of this title. The initial report required under this subsection shall be submitted by May 1, 2009. All subsequent annual reports shall be submitted by May 1st of each fiscal year thereafter. The report required under this subsection may be submitted as part of the annual performance report of the Department of Justice, and shall include the following:
(1) With respect to grants issued under section 3713a of this title, the number and identity of State and local law enforcement grant applicants, the number of grants issued, the dollar value of each grant, including a break down of such value showing how the recipient used the funds, the specific purpose of each grant, and the reports from recipients of the grants on the efficacy of the program supported by the grant. The Department of Justice shall use the information provided by the grant recipients to produce a statement for each individual grant. Such statement shall state whether each grantee has accomplished the purposes of the grant as established in section 3713a (b) of this title. Those grantees not in compliance with the requirements of sections 3713a to 3713d of this title shall be subject, but not limited to, sanctions as described in the Financial Guide issued by the Office of Justice Programs at the Department of Justice.
(2) With respect to the additional agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation authorized under paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 3713b (a) of this title, the number of investigations and actions in which such agents were engaged, the type of each action, the resolution of each action, and any penalties imposed in each action.
(3) With respect to the training program authorized under section 3713b (a)(4) of this title, the number of agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation participating in such program, the elements of the training program, and the subject matters covered by the program.
(4) With respect to the organized crime plan authorized under section 3713b (b) of this title, the number of organized crime investigations and prosecutions resulting from such plan.
(5) With respect to the authorizations under section 3713c of this title—
(A) the number of law enforcement officers hired and the number trained;
(B) the number and type of investigations and prosecutions resulting from the hiring and training of such law enforcement officers;
(C) the defendants involved in any such prosecutions;
(D) any penalties imposed in each such successful prosecution;
(E) the advanced tools of forensic science procured to investigate, prosecute, and study computer hacking or intellectual property crimes; and
(F) the number and type of investigations and prosecutions in such tools were used.
(6) Any other information that the Attorney General may consider relevant to inform Congress on the effective use of the resources authorized under sections 3713a, 3713b, and 3713c of this title.
(7) A summary of the efforts, activities, and resources the Department of Justice has allocated to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including—
(A) a review of the policies and efforts of the Department of Justice related to the prevention and investigation of intellectual property crimes, including efforts at the Office of Justice Programs, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, the Executive Office of United States Attorneys, the Office of the Attorney General, the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, the Office of Legal Policy, and any other agency or bureau of the Department of Justice whose activities relate to intellectual property;
(B) a summary of the overall successes and failures of such policies and efforts;
(C) a review of the investigative and prosecution activity of the Department of Justice with respect to intellectual property crimes, including—
(i) the number of investigations initiated related to such crimes;
(ii) the number of arrests related to such crimes; and
(iii) the number of prosecutions for such crimes, including—
(I) the number of defendants involved in such prosecutions;
(II) whether the prosecution resulted in a conviction; and
(III) the sentence and the statutory maximum for such crime, as well as the average sentence imposed for such crime; and
(D) a Department-wide assessment of the staff, financial resources, and other resources (such as time, technology, and training) devoted to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including the number of investigators, prosecutors, and forensic specialists dedicated to investigating and prosecuting intellectual property crimes.
(8) A summary of the efforts, activities, and resources that the Department of Justice has taken to—
(A) minimize duplicating the efforts, materials, facilities, and procedures of any other Federal agency responsible for the enforcement, investigation, or prosecution of intellectual property crimes; and
(B) enhance the efficiency and consistency with which Federal funds and resources are expended to enforce, investigate, or prosecute intellectual property crimes, including the extent to which the Department has utilized existing personnel, materials, technologies, and facilities.
(b) Initial report of the Attorney General
The first report required to be submitted by the Attorney General under subsection (a) shall include a summary of the efforts, activities, and resources the Department of Justice has allocated in the 5 years prior to October 13, 2008, as well as the 1-year period following such date, to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including—
(1) a review of the policies and efforts of the Department of Justice related to the prevention and investigation of intellectual property crimes, including efforts at the Office of Justice Programs, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, the Executive Office of United States Attorneys, the Office of the Attorney General, the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, the Office of Legal Policy, and any other agency or bureau of the Department of Justice whose activities relate to intellectual property;
(2) a summary of the overall successes and failures of such policies and efforts;
(3) a review of the investigative and prosecution activity of the Department of Justice with respect to intellectual property crimes, including—
(A) the number of investigations initiated related to such crimes;
(B) the number of arrests related to such crimes; and
(C) the number of prosecutions for such crimes, including—
(i) the number of defendants involved in such prosecutions;
(ii) whether the prosecution resulted in a conviction; and
(iii) the sentence and the statutory maximum for such crime, as well as the average sentence imposed for such crime; and
(4) a Department-wide assessment of the staff, financial resources, and other resources (such as time, technology, and training) devoted to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including the number of investigators, prosecutors, and forensic specialists dedicated to investigating and prosecuting intellectual property crimes.
(c) Report of the FBI
Not later than 1 year after October 13, 2008, and annually thereafter, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation shall submit a report to Congress on actions taken to carry out sections 3713a to 3713d of this title. The initial report required under this subsection shall be submitted by May 1, 2009. All subsequent annual reports shall be submitted by May 1st of each fiscal year thereafter. The report required under this subsection may be submitted as part of the annual performance report of the Department of Justice, and shall include—
(1) a review of the policies and efforts of the Bureau related to the prevention and investigation of intellectual property crimes;
(2) a summary of the overall successes and failures of such policies and efforts;
(3) a review of the investigative and prosecution activity of the Bureau with respect to intellectual property crimes, including—
(A) the number of investigations initiated related to such crimes;
(B) the number of arrests related to such crimes; and
(C) the number of prosecutions for such crimes, including—
(i) the number of defendants involved in such prosecutions;
(ii) whether the prosecution resulted in a conviction; and
(iii) the sentence and the statutory maximum for such crime, as well as the average sentence imposed for such crime; and
(4) a Bureau-wide assessment of the staff, financial resources, and other resources (such as time, technology, and training) devoted to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including the number of investigators, prosecutors, and forensic specialists dedicated to investigating and prosecuting intellectual property crimes.
(d) Initial report of the FBI
The first report required to be submitted by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation under subsection (c) shall include a summary of the efforts, activities, and resources the Federal Bureau of Investigation has allocated in the 5 years prior to October 13, 2008, as well as the 1-year period following such date to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including—
(1) a review of the policies and efforts of the Bureau related to the prevention and investigation of intellectual property crimes;
(2) a summary of the overall successes and failures of such policies and efforts;
(3) a review of the investigative and prosecution activity of the Bureau with respect to intellectual property crimes, including—
(A) the number of investigations initiated related to such crimes;
(B) the number of arrests related to such crimes; and
(C) the number of prosecutions for such crimes, including—
(i) the number of defendants involved in such prosecutions;
(ii) whether the prosecution resulted in a conviction; and
(iii) the sentence and the statutory maximum for such crime, as well as the average sentence imposed for such crime; and
(4) a Bureau-wide assessment of the staff, financial resources, and other resources (such as time, technology, and training) devoted to the enforcement, investigation, and prosecution of intellectual property crimes, including the number of investigators, prosecutors, and forensic specialists dedicated to investigating and prosecuting intellectual property crimes.

Source

(Pub. L. 110–403, title IV, § 404,Oct. 13, 2008, 122 Stat. 4274.)
References in Text

Sections 3713a to 3713d of this title, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (c), was in the original “this title”, meaning title IV of Pub. L. 110–403, Oct. 13, 2008, 122 Stat. 4271, which enacted sections 3713a to 3713d of this title and amended section 3713 of this title. For complete classification of title IV to the Code, see Tables.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008, and not as part of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 which comprises this chapter.

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