50 U.S.C. § 421 : US Code - Section 421: Protection of identities of certain United States undercover intelligence officers, agents, informants, and sources

Search 50 U.S.C. § 421 : US Code - Section 421: Protection of identities of certain United States undercover intelligence officers, agents, informants, and sources

    (a) Disclosure of information by persons having or having had
      access to classified information that identifies covert agent
      Whoever, having or having had authorized access to classified
    information that identifies a covert agent, intentionally discloses
    any information identifying such covert agent to any individual not
    authorized to receive classified information, knowing that the
    information disclosed so identifies such covert agent and that the
    United States is taking affirmative measures to conceal such covert
    agent's intelligence relationship to the United States, shall be
    fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than 15 years, or both.
    (b) Disclosure of information by persons who learn identity of
      covert agents as result of having access to classified
      information
      Whoever, as a result of having authorized access to classified
    information, learns the identify of a covert agent and
    intentionally discloses any information identifying such covert
    agent to any individual not authorized to receive classified
    information, knowing that the information disclosed so identifies
    such covert agent and that the United States is taking affirmative
    measures to conceal such covert agent's intelligence relationship
    to the United States, shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned
    not more than 10 years, or both.
    (c) Disclosure of information by persons in course of pattern of
      activities intended to identify and expose covert agents
      Whoever, in the course of a pattern of activities intended to
    identify and expose covert agents and with reason to believe that
    such activities would impair or impede the foreign intelligence
    activities of the United States, discloses any information that
    identifies an individual as a covert agent to any individual not
    authorized to receive classified information, knowing that the
    information disclosed so identifies such individual and that the
    United States is taking affirmative measures to conceal such
    individual's classified intelligence relationship to the United
    States, shall be fined under title 18 or imprisoned not more than
    three years, or both.
    (d) Imposition of consecutive sentences
      A term of imprisonment imposed under this section shall be
    consecutive to any other sentence of imprisonment.