Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/810

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108 STAT. 3444 PUBLIC LAW 103-359—OCT. 14, 1994 "(D) notwithstanding subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C), with respect to any physical search approved pursuant to section 302(a), procedures that require that no information, material, or property of a United States person shall be disclosed, disseminated, or used for any purpose or retained for longer than 24 hours unless a court order under section 304 is obtained or unless the Attorney General determines that the information indicates a threat of death or serious bodily harm to any person. "(5) 'Physical search' means any physical intrusion within the United States into premises or property (including examination of the interior or property by technical means) that is intended to result in a seizure, reproduction, inspection, or alteration of information, material, or property, under circumstances in which a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy and a warrant would be required for law enforcement purposes, but does not include (A) 'electronic surveillance', as defined in section 101(f) of this Act, or (B) the acquisition by the United States Government of foreign intelligence information from international or foreign communications, or foreign intelligence activities conducted in accordance with otherwise applicable Federal law involving a foreign electronic communications system, utilizing a means other than electronic surveillance as defined in section 101(f) of this Act. "AUTHORIZATION OF PHYSICAL SEARCHES FOR FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE PURPOSES 50 USC 1822. "SEC. 302. (a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President, acting through the Attorney General, may authorize physical searches without a court order under this title to acquire foreign intelligence information for periods of up to one year if- "(A) the Attorney General certifies in writing under oath that- 'll) the physical search is solely directed at premises, information, material, or property used exclusively by, or under the open and exclusive control of, a foreign power or powers (as defined in section 101(a)(1), (2), or (3)); "(ii) there is no substantial likelihood that the physical search will involve the premises, information, material, or property of a United States person; and "(iii) the proposed minimization procedures with respect to such physical search meet the definition of minimization proceaures under paragraphs (1) through (4) of section 301(4); and Reports. "(B) the Attorney CJeneral reports such minimization procedures and any changes thereto to the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate at least 30 days before their effective date, unless the Attorney General determines that immediate action is required and notifies the committees immediately of such minimization procedures and the reason for their becoming effective immediately. "(2) A physical search authorized by this subsection may be conducted only in accordance with the certification and minimiza- Reports. tion procedures adopted by the Attorney General. The Attorney General shall assess compliance with such procedures and shall report such assessments to the Permanent Select Committee on