2021 US Code
Title 50 - War and National Defense
Chapter 36 - Foreign Intelligence Surveillance
Subchapter I - Electronic Surveillance
Sec. 1807 - Report of electronic surveillance

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Citation 50 U.S.C. § 1807 (2021)
Section Name §1807. Report of electronic surveillance
Section Text (a) Annual report

In April of each year, the Attorney General shall transmit to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and to the congressional intelligence committees and the Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the Senate a report setting forth with respect to the preceding calendar year—

(1) the total number of applications made for orders and extensions of orders approving electronic surveillance under this subchapter;

(2) the total number of such orders and extensions either granted, modified, or denied; and

(3) the total number of subjects targeted by electronic surveillance conducted under an order or emergency authorization under this subchapter, rounded to the nearest 500, including the number of such individuals who are United States persons, reported to the nearest band of 500, starting with 0–499.

(b) Form

Each report under subsection (a) shall be submitted in unclassified form, to the extent consistent with national security. Not later than 7 days after the date on which the Attorney General submits each such report, the Attorney General shall make the report publicly available, or, if the Attorney General determines that the report cannot be made publicly available consistent with national security, the Attorney General may make publicly available an unclassified summary of the report or a redacted version of the report.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 95–511, title I, §107, Oct. 25, 1978, 92 Stat. 1795; Pub. L. 115–118, title I, §107(a), Jan. 19, 2018, 132 Stat. 14.)


2018—Pub. L. 115–118 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to report to Administrative Office of the United States Court and to Congress.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
Sec. 1807 - Report of electronic surveillance
Contains section 1807
Date 2021
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 3, 2022
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 92 Stat. 1795
132 Stat. 14
Public Law References Public Law 95-511, Public Law 115-118
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