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As of 05/23/2017 text has not been received for H.R.2588 - To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to codify the prohibition on the acquisition of "about" communications under section 702 of such Act.
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To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to codify the prohibition on the acquisition of “about” communications under section 702 of such Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. Short title.
This Act may be cited as the “Preventing Unconstitutional Collection Act”.
SEC. 2. Prohibition on acquisition of “about” communications.
Section 702(d) of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (50 U.S.C. 1881a(d)) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
“(3) PROHIBITION ON ACQUISITION OF about COMMUNICATIONS.—The procedures adopted in accordance with paragraph (1) shall ensure that—
“(A) the only communications acquired, intentionally or otherwise, under subsection (a) are communications sent or received by a targeted person;
“(B) any selection term used to conduct such acquisition shall apply to information concerning the sender or recipient of communications, and may not apply to the contents of such communications; and
“(C) there are methods in place that are reasonably designed to carry out subparagraphs (A) and (B).”.