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Introduced in House (11/13/2001)

Federal-Local Information Sharing Partnership Act of 2001 - Amends the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Federal criminal code, and the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act (USA PATRIOT ACT) of 2001 to authorize the sharing of grand jury information, electronic, wire, and oral interception information, and foreign intelligence information, respectively, with State or local law enforcement personnel. Directs that such information be used consistent with such guidelines as the Attorney General shall issue to protect confidentiality.

Amends: (1) the Fair Credit Reporting Act to authorize the recipient of a consumer report or information to disclose the contents to law enforcement personnel to assist in the performance of official duties; and (2) the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of State to provide copies of Department of State and U.S. diplomatic and consular office records regarding visas or related information to law enforcement personnel. Directs that such information be used consistent with such guidelines.

Amends: (1) the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to authorize the sharing of information acquired from an electronic surveillance or from a physical search with law enforcement personnel; and (2) the General Education Provisions Act and the National Education Statistics Act of 1994 to authorize the disclosure of the contents of education records and reports, records, and information to law enforcement personnel, subject to guidelines for the use of that information.