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Title 28Chapter IPart 81 → Subpart B


Title 28: Judicial Administration
PART 81—CHILD ABUSE AND CHILD PORNOGRAPHY REPORTING DESIGNATIONS AND PROCEDURES


Subpart B—Child Pornography Reporting Designations and Procedures


Contents
§81.11   Purpose.
§81.12   Submission of reports to the “Cyber Tipline” at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
§81.13   Submission of reports by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to designated agencies; designation of agencies.

Source: Order No. 2692-2003, 68 FR 62372, Nov. 4, 2003, unless otherwise noted.

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§81.11   Purpose.

The regulations in this subpart B designate the agencies that are authorized to receive and investigate reports of child pornography that are forwarded from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children under the provisions of 42 U.S.C. 13032.

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§81.12   Submission of reports to the “Cyber Tipline” at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

(a) When a provider of electronic communications services or remote computing services to the public (“provider”) obtains knowledge of facts or circumstances concerning an apparent violation of Federal child pornography statutes designated by 42 U.S.C. 13032(b)(1), it shall, as soon as reasonably possible, report all such facts or circumstances to the “Cyber Tipline” at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Web site (http://www.CyberTipline.com), which contains a reporting form for use by providers.

(b) A provider should initially call the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to receive an identification number and a password that will enable it to log on to the section of the “Cyber Tipline” that is designed for provider reporting.

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§81.13   Submission of reports by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children to designated agencies; designation of agencies.

When the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children receives a report from a provider concerning an apparent violation of Federal child pornography statutes specified in 42 U.S.C. 13032(b)(1), it shall immediately forward that report, to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the United States Postal Inspection Service, and the United States Secret Service, designated pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 13032(b)(2).

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