50 U.S. Code § 1885 - Definitions
The term “assistance” means the provision of, or the provision of access to, information (including communication contents, communications records, or other information relating to a customer or communication), facilities, or another form of assistance.
The term “contents” has the meaning given that term in section 1801(n) of this title.
The term “intelligence community” has the meaning given the term in section 3003(4) of this title.
The term “State” means any State, political subdivision of a State, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and any territory or possession of the United States, and includes any officer, public utility commission, or other body authorized to regulate an electronic communication service provider.