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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1986

100 STAT. 1852

PUBLIC LAW 99-508—OCT. 21, 1986

(C) by striking out "communications common carrier's business" and inserting "business of providing that wire or elec'jMi.0 Afyfltronic communication service" in lieu thereof. (8) Section 2518(4) of title 18, United States Code, is amended— (A) by striking out "communication common carrier" in both places it appears and inserting "provider of wire or electronic communication service" in lieu thereof; and (B) by striking out "carrier" and inserting in lieu thereof "service provider". (d) PENALTIES MODIFICATION.—(1) Section 2511(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking out "shall be" and all V,, that follows through "or both" and inserting in lieu thereof "shall be punished as provided in subsection (4) or shall be subject to suit as provided in subsection (5)". (2) Section 2511 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding after the material added by section 102 the following: "(4)(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection or in subsection (5), whoever violates subsection (1) of this section shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. "(b) If the offense is a first offense under paragraph (a) of this subsection and is not for a tortious or illegal purpose or for purposes of direct or indirect commercial advantage or private commercial gain, and the wire or electronic communication with respect to which the offense under paragraph (a) is a radio communication that is not scrambled or encrypted, then— "(i) if the communication is not the radio portion of a cellular telephone communication, a public land mobile radio service communication or a pajging service communication, and the conduct is not that described in subsection (5), the offender shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than one year, or both; and "(ii) if the communication is the radio portion of a cellular telephone communication, a public land mobile radio service communication or a paging service communication, the offender shall be fined not more than $500. "(c) Conduct otherwise an offense under this subsection that consists of or relates to the interception of a satellite transmission that is not encrypted or scrambled and that is transmitted— "(i) to a broadcasting station for purposes of retransmission to the general public; or "(ii) as an audio subcarrier intended for redistribution to facilities open to the public, but not including data transmissions or telephone calls, is not an offense under this subsection unless the conduct is for the purposes of direct or indirect commercial advantage or private financial gain. "(5)(a)(i) If the communication is— "(A) a private satellite video communication that is not scrambled or encrypted and the conduct in violation of this chapter is the private viewing of that communication and is not for a tortious or illegal purpose or for purposes of direct or indirect commercial advantage or private commercial gain; or "(B) a radio communication that is transmitted on frequencies allocated under subpart D of part 74 of the rules of the Federal Communications Commission that is not scrambled or encrypted and the conduct in violation of this chapter is not for