50 U.S. Code § 1881 - Definitions

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(a) In general
The terms “agent of a foreign power”, “Attorney General”, “contents”, “electronic surveillance”, “foreign intelligence information”, “foreign power”, “person”, “United States”, and “United States person” have the meanings given such terms in section 1801 of this title, except as specifically provided in this subchapter.
(b) Additional definitions
(1) Congressional intelligence committees
The term “congressional intelligence committees” means—
(A) the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate; and
(B) the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
(2) Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court; Court
The terms “Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court” and “Court” mean the court established under section 1803 (a) of this title.
(3) Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review; Court of Review
The terms “Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review” and “Court of Review” mean the court established under section 1803 (b) of this title.
(4) Electronic communication service provider
The term “electronic communication service provider” means—
(A) a telecommunications carrier, as that term is defined in section 153 of title 47;
(B) a provider of electronic communication service, as that term is defined in section 2510 of title 18;
(C) a provider of a remote computing service, as that term is defined in section 2711 of title 18;
(D) any other communication service provider who has access to wire or electronic communications either as such communications are transmitted or as such communications are stored; or
(E) an officer, employee, or agent of an entity described in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D).
(5) Intelligence community
The term “intelligence community” has the meaning given the term in section 3003(4) of this title.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–511, title VII, § 701, as added Pub. L. 110–261, title I, § 101(a)(2),July 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 2437.)
Repeal of Section

Pub. L. 110–261, title IV, § 403(b)(1),July 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 2474, as amended by Pub. L. 112–238, § 2(a)(1),Dec. 30, 2012, 126 Stat. 1631, provided that, except as provided in section 404 ofPub. L. 110–261, set out as a note under section 1801 of this title, effective Dec. 31, 2017, this section is repealed.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 701 ofPub. L. 95–511was set out as a note under section 1801 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 110–261.
Effective Date of Repeal

Pub. L. 110–261, title IV, § 403(b)(1),July 10, 2008, 122 Stat. 2474, as amended by Pub. L. 112–238, § 2(a)(1),Dec. 30, 2012, 126 Stat. 1631, provided that, except as provided in section 404 ofPub. L. 110–261, set out as a Transition Procedures note under section 1801 of this title, the repeals made by section 403 (b)(1) are effective Dec. 31, 2017.

 

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