Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 5.djvu/789

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PUBLIC LAW 103-414—OCT. 25 1994 108 STAT. 4279 Public Law 103-414 103d Congress An Act To amend title 18, United States Code, to make clear a telecommunications carrier's duty to cooperate in the interception of communications for law enforcement piirposes, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Confess assembled, TITLE I—INTERCEPTION OF DIGITAL AND OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE. This title may be cited as the "Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act". SEC. 102. DEFINrnONS. For purposes of this title— (1) The terms defined in section 2510 of title 18, United States Code, have, respectively, the meanings stated in that section. (2) The term "call-identifying information" means diaMng or signaling information that identifies the origin, direction, destination, or termination of each commiinication generated or received by a subscriber by means of any equipment, facihty, or service of a telecommunications carrier. (3) The term "Commission" means the Federal Communications Commission. (4) The term "electronic messaging services" means software-based services that enable the sharing of data, images, sound, writing, or other information among computing devices controlled by &e senders or recipients of the messages. (5) The term "governmenf means the government of the United States and any agency or instrumentality thereof, the District of Columbia, any commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States, and any State or poUtical subchvision thereof authorized by law to conduct electronic surveilifince. (6) The term "information services"— (A) mezins the offering of a capabiHty for generating, acquiring, storing, transforming, processing, retrieving, utilizing, or making available information via telecommunications; and (B) includes— Oct. 25, 1994 [H.R. 4922] Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act. 47 USC 1001 note. 47 USC 1001.