United States Code

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§ 3040a.
Prohibition on collection and maintenance of information of United States persons based on first amendment-protected activities

No element of the intelligence community may collect or maintain information concerning a United States person (as defined in section 3039 of this title) solely for the purpose of monitoring an activity protected by the first amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

(July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title I, § 105C, as added Pub. L. 117–103, div. X, title III, § 303, Mar. 15, 2022, 136 Stat. 965.)
cite as: 50 USC 3040a