[USC04] 50 USC 3110: Annual report on violations of law or executive order
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50 USC 3110: Annual report on violations of law or executive order Text contains those laws in effect on August 19, 2018
From Title 50-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSECHAPTER 44-NATIONAL SECURITYSUBCHAPTER III-ACCOUNTABILITY FOR INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES

§3110. Annual report on violations of law or executive order

(a) Annual reports required

The Director of National Intelligence shall annually submit to the congressional intelligence committees a report on violations of law or executive order relating to intelligence activities by personnel of an element of the intelligence community that were identified during the previous calendar year.

(b) Elements

Each report submitted under subsection (a) shall, consistent with the need to preserve ongoing criminal investigations, include a description of, and any action taken in response to, any violation of law or executive order (including Executive Order No. 12333 (50 U.S.C. 3001 note)) relating to intelligence activities committed by personnel of an element of the intelligence community in the course of the employment of such personnel that, during the previous calendar year, was-

(1) determined by the director, head, or general counsel of any element of the intelligence community to have occurred;

(2) referred to the Department of Justice for possible criminal prosecution; or

(3) substantiated by the inspector general of any element of the intelligence community.

(July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title V, §511, as added Pub. L. 113–293, title III, §323(a), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4003 .)

Construction

Pub. L. 113–293, title III, §323(e), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4004 , provided that: "Nothing in this section [enacting this section and provisions set out as notes under this section] or the amendments made by this section shall be construed to alter any requirement existing on the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 2014] to submit a report under any provision of law."

Initial Report

Pub. L. 113–293, title III, §323(b), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4004 , provided that: "The first report required under section 511 of the National Security Act of 1947 [50 U.S.C. 3110], as added by subsection (a), shall be submitted not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 2014]."

Guidelines

Pub. L. 113–293, title III, §323(c), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 4004 , provided that: "Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 2014], the Director of National Intelligence, in consultation with the head of each element of the intelligence community, shall-

"(1) issue guidelines to carry out section 511 of the National Security Act of 1947 [50 U.S.C. 3110], as added by subsection (a); and

"(2) submit such guidelines to the congressional intelligence committees."

[For definitions of terms used in section 323(c) of Pub. L. 113–293, set out above, see section 2 of Pub. L. 113–293, set out as a note under section 3003 of this title.]