California Penal Code

Sec. § 629.62


(a)

The Attorney General shall prepare and submit an annual report to the Legislature, the Judicial Council, and the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts on interceptions conducted under the authority of this chapter during the preceding year. Information for this report shall be provided to the Attorney General by any prosecutorial agency seeking an order pursuant to this chapter.

(b)

The report shall include all of the following data:

(1)

The number of orders or extensions applied for.

(2)

The kinds of orders or extensions applied for.

(3)

The fact that the order or extension was granted as applied for, was modified, or was denied.

(4)

The number of wire or electronic communication devices that are the subject of each order granted.

(5)

The period of interceptions authorized by the order, and the number and duration of any extensions of the order.

(6)

The offense specified in the order or application, or extension of an order.

(7)

The identity of the applying law enforcement officer and agency making the application and the person authorizing the application.

(8)

The nature of the facilities from which or the place where communications were to be intercepted.

(9)

A general description of the interceptions made under the order or extension, including (A) the number of persons whose communications were intercepted, (B) the number of communications intercepted, (C) the percentage of incriminating communications intercepted and the percentage of other communications intercepted, and (D) the approximate nature, amount, and cost of the manpower and other resources used in the interceptions.

(10)

The number of arrests resulting from interceptions made under the order or extension, and the offenses for which arrests were made.

(11)

The number of trials resulting from the interceptions.

(12)

The number of motions to suppress made with respect to the interceptions, and the number granted or denied.

(13)

The number of convictions resulting from the interceptions and the offenses for which the convictions were obtained and a general assessment of the importance of the interceptions.

(14)

Except with regard to the initial report required by this section, the information required by paragraphs (9) to (13), inclusive, with respect to orders or extensions obtained in a preceding calendar year.

(15)

The date of the order for service of inventory made pursuant to Section 629.68, confirmation of compliance with the order, and the number of notices sent.

(16)

Other data that the Legislature, the Judicial Council, or the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts shall require.

(c)

The annual report shall be filed no later than April of each year, and shall also include a summary analysis of the data reported pursuant to subdivision (b). The Attorney General may issue regulations prescribing the content and form of the reports required to be filed pursuant to this section by any prosecutorial agency seeking an order to intercept wire or electronic communications.

(d)

The Attorney General shall, upon the request of an individual making an application, provide any information known to him or her as a result of these reporting requirements that would enable the individual making an application to comply with paragraph (6) of subdivision (a) of Section 629.50.
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